Like little gems at a jewelry store or gallery, the donuts at newcomer Donut Savant are not your typical dunk-and-bite variety. A mix of sizes – but primarily the shape of puffed up donut holes – these donuts buck tradition more by their appearance than taste.
When you bite into them, they’re the airy donut [...]Read the full post →
There once was a young cook named Ben, who served the young prince James in Cupcakeland. The cook made the young prince his favorite dish of apple pie every day, morning, noon and night.
Then one day the young prince grew tired of apple pie. The cook tried his best to entice Prince James. He [...]Read the full post →
Last Saturday we had perfect ice cream weather. But why settle for a scoop or cup when you can get hand-made ice cream sandwiches at C.R.E.A.M.?
Just a few blocks from UC-Berkeley, C.R.E.A.M. (“Cookies Rule Everything Around Me”) attracts students and ice cream lovers to its tiny corner shop, where they dispense ice cream sandwiches for [...]Read the full post →
What more can I say about the aptly named Ice Cream Bar in San Francisco’s Cole Valley?
This three-month-old soda fountain and ice cream shop has been written up and creating buzz for its Art Deco design and adult-friendly sodas and shakes developed by Rickhouse bartender Russell Davis. While young and old grab a number [...]Read the full post →
Earlier this week, the people at my office celebrated Peanut Butter-and-Jelly Sandwich Day. That’s right. You heard me.
While others were planning to bring in their favorite peanut butter spread and jelly combos, I decided to bring cookies. However, I was never really a fan of the traditional peanut butter cookie, which always seemed a [...]Read the full post →
You can count on the desert to get hot enough to warrant a trip to the ice cream store, even in the waning days of winter. And when in the Phoenix-Scottsdale area, there’s no better place that Sweet Republic.
Sweet Republic opened in 2008, and quickly caught the attention of local and [...]Read the full post →
On a warm springlike day in San Francisco, the only reason that would keep me indoors is the promise of chocolates, and lots of it.
The annual San Francisco International Chocolate Salon took place today, and while others biked or jogged around the Marina or played volleyball and laid in the sun near Fort [...]Read the full post →
I must be slacking in keeping up with the cupcake shops around the Bay Area because I found out from SF Weekly’s Top 10 Cupcake list that there are a few places still new to me. One of these yet-to-be discovered spots actually topped the list, at least according to the weekly.
Let’s Cupcake [...]Read the full post →
You know Italians make great gelato, but yogurt? And fro-yo to boot?
Well, I noticed a new yogurt shop in San Francisco’s Marina district, and even though it’s been chilly this winter, I decided to check out this place that actually boasts on the window that its yogurt is “the best tasting yogurt in the [...]Read the full post →
With colors that look like they came straight from a Silly String can, the donuts at Psycho Donuts live up to their name. Take one bite and there’s no argument that Psycho Donuts is also crazy good.
Since it opened its doors in Campbell, Psycho Donuts has gained a reputation for some [...]Read the full post →
The holiday season of sweets started early for me as I spent this morning tasting various chocolate sweets as part of my duties as a judge at the annual San Francisco Fall Chocolate Salon.
The chocolate tasting event, the smaller version of a larger chocolate salon in the spring put on by Taste [...]Read the full post →
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