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Lulu’s Sweet Shoppe used to be located on Salem Street in the North End and recently (well, not so recently) moved into the former Cocoanuts space on Parmenter Street. Sandy Russo opened the shop in 2004, after spending time working in a number of restaurants and hotels. I went in for the cupcakes. Pictured above […]

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I always like to try and find new and delicious places to eat. I came across Nashoba Brook Bakery one day and was completely impressed. Don’t ask me how I cam about it, because you can’t really see it from the main road, yup I drove by a few times before finding it and even […]

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When we were in Salem for lunch at Turner’s Seafood, I had the chance to walk around a bit before heading over the the restaurant.  I was craving something sweet so I stopped into Turtle Alley. The flagship store is located in Gloucester, the Salem location is their second store. The space is quite large. […]

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Long story short, my car got a flat tire and I had to wait 2 hours to get it fixed. Instead of sitting in the Sullivan Tire waiting area watching horrible daytime tv, I decided to take a walk down to Clear Flour Bread. Located at the edge of a residential neighborhood, this tiny shop […]

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Kilwins is an amazing sweet shop in Cary with other locations across the country. They have a variety of sweets to choose from, check out these caramel apples, I feel a cavity coming on just looking at them! I was so impressed when my niece said she was only going to get one scoop of […]

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My friend Leah spoils me. When we got together recently, she brought me some sweet treats from Praline. This treat is a religieuse a la vanille and it was truly a religious experience. It was light and fluffy, sweet but not too sweet, crisp and yet so smooth. While I generally don’t get chocolate desserts, […]

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Before heading to lunch at Turner’s Seafood, I walked over to A&J King Artisan Bakers. The bakery, that opened in 2006, is owned by Andy and Jackie King. I followed my nose – you could smell that delicious bread all the way down the street! There were so many delicious things to choose from it […]

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While walking around we happened upon the Plaza Food Hall. The hall opened in 2010 with Todd English’s as the anchor. It has since added on to become 32,000 sq. ft of deliciousness. The shops are carefully curated. Some well know favorites and some new names pop up in the list. We started out our […]

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I had head about Molly’s Cupcakes from their win on Cupcake Wars. I decided to head over to their New York location to see what all the hype was about! I loved the feel of this place – and was surprised that more people weren’t hanging out here (I could spend all day here!) I […]

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The Natick location of Paul is the second of three in Massachusetts, other locations include Assembly Row in Somerville and the newest location in the Financial District on Washington Street. The pastry case will having you drooling over decadent sweets – check out the size of those macarons! In addition to the sweets and freshly […]

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