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.
The menu has a multitude of comfort foods. Lily P’s fried chicken stands out. All the chicken is pressure cooked with peanut oil, therefore ensuring it is juicy with a delicious crunch on the outside. The restaurant offers regular, hot, or black pepper honey fried chicken trays, which come with sides such as slaw, french fries with ranch, salad, mac ’n’ cheese, grilled broccoli, and Carolina rice grits.
The Kenmore provides the comfort of a classic Boston bar, this one far from the hustle and crowds that plague downtown Boston.