Monthly Archives: June 2011

Nixtamalito Taco Stand – NYC

Alert! New(-ish) taco stand in town! A-Tooch went to scope it out in the kinda-random area of City Hall, right near the BK Bridge entrance. Opened not too long ago by the Corona, Queens Tortilleria Nixtamal crew, this stand offers a range of tacos, tamales, nachos and tortas. There’s a handful of tables and benches [...]
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Island Treasures Gourmet Rum Cake

Karen from Island Treasures Gourmet asked TFAW if we’d like to try a rum cake. Never two to say no to dessert, we each picked our flavors and our rum cakes were on their way. A-Tooch’s number one liquor is rum, so its no surprise she was all over this cake. I opted for the [...]
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New Menu at Avenue One, Hyatt Regency Boston

Avenue One in the Hyatt Regency in Boston invited the Boston Brunchers to enjoy a brunch buffet featuring a sneak preview of their new menu items outdoors on the terrace.  For $25, we received unlimited trips to the buffet, coffee, juice, smoothie shooters, and breakfast cocktails. Chef Kelly Armetta spoke passionately and enthusiastically about each [...]
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Wagamama – Boston

We first discovered Wagamama in London.  The Foodies lived together during our semester in London and there was a Wagamama location across the street from our posh flat.  There was another location near our school and we regularly visited each one.   Fancy ramen noodles for dinner? We are there! Wagamama opened in Boston’s Faneuil Hall [...]
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Light Lemon Cheesecake

I've read a few recipes in the past that call for gelatin to lighten up a regular cheesecake mix. Seems impossible though -- isn't the best part of cheesecake how decadent and bad for you it is?
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POM Wonderful Shallot Vinaigrette Salad
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Secret Recipe Club: Chocolate Drop Cookies

Miss Yunks learned about the Secret Recipe Club from Jen at Beantown Baker.  Last month, Jen participated in the Secret Recipe Club and the concept sounded like a fun way to learn about new blogs and recipes. I signed up immediately on Amanda’s blog, Amanda’s Cookin‘. Amanda organizes this secret club by assigning each member [...]
Posted in Blogger Event, Chocolate, Cookies, Dessert, Recipes | Tagged , , | 13 Comments

A Few Notes on Kansas

A-Tooch recently spent a few days on her last first trip to Kansas. The lack of excitement for the trip was seriously increased when someone dropped the hint that Kansas is actually famous for BBQ. YUM. The highlight of the trip was dinner at Jack Stack BBQ in Kansas City (Missouri, not Kansas City, Kansas, [...]
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