At the end of each year, staff members at all three of our shops – in Cambridge, the South End of Boston and in New York – fill out a staff survey. We reflect on what we have tasted over the course of the past year – moments where we were surprised (both pleasantly and unpleasantly), new and exciting food experiences, as well as the flavors we found ourselves returning to time and again. We pick our favorites and share memorable moments. Some tried-and-true items appear in our survey results year after year – other items are new and exciting finds from the current year – goodies in this instance that distinguished 2013 from all others. Here are our top ten picks culled from this year’s survey results! Continue Reading »
Do you have a food lover, budding chef, charcuterie aficionado or chocolate fiend in your life? Short on gift ideas? Not to worry – we’ve got you covered!
Based in the small town of Giedraičiai, Lithuania (population of less than 1,000), Domantas Užpalis is one of very few bean-to-bar producers in Europe.
Idilio Origins was the first Swiss chocolate company to specialize in finding the best cocoa plantations to make single origin, single plantation bars.
At this time of the year, one of the things that customers often pop into the shop looking for is cocoa – cocoa for baking and cocoa for drinking. There are a few different types available out there and we thought it might be helpful to break things down a bit.
We know that shopping for friends and family isn’t always easy. So, we put our thinking caps on, brainstormed, debated and created some exciting new bundles of goodies! We think there’s a gift for most every kind of foodie on your list.