Geometry and baking come together at Jonquils Cafe and Bakery, a self-proclaimed “cosmopolitan cafe” whose main attraction is the playfully shaped layer cakes.
“It is family run, it is female run, it is minority run. It is a Brighton-area small business, and we need businesses like this. We appreciate the support of our customers,” Lavin said.
There’s nothing like the smell of freshly ground coffee beans on a Saturday morning, and, if you don’t have a coffee pot on hand in your dorm, you can satisfy this caffeine craving at one of Boston’s hidden gems: Curio Coffee and Wine Bar.
In the dynamic Seaport District in downtown Boston, there is always something new and interesting in the works. One enclave of the neighborhood plays host to four small spaces for pop-up shops, and a recent attraction has been the opening of Cupcake Mojo.
Taza threw a pre-Valentine’s Day Pop(tart) & Shop on Feb. 13 in which it offered hot chocolate made from Taza chocolate and Purbaugh’s mini Pop-Tarts.
Japonaise serves a wide array of pastries from traditional French croissants and creme brulee to typical Japanese sweet breads, as well as many varieties of pan, ichigo, and azuki.