Category Archives: donuts

Zeppoli at Piccolo

Brunch at Piccolo was quiet on a rainy Sunday morning last week. We were a big party and tried most everything on the menu. The zeppoli were my favorite, by far, served with a different sauce each Sunday. Here, a … Continue reading

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Little Big’s Faux Cronuts

I don’t have much of a sweet tooth, but I love donuts. Maybe they’re the exception because they overlap with my love of fried food. Truth be told (secret truth here), I haven’t loved any of the donuts I’ve found … Continue reading

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Urban Sugar at Habitat for Humanity ReStore

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Portland had the grand reopening of their ReStore on Saturday and four food trucks were in attendance, ready to feed hungry shoppers. I went to the opening ceremony to support Roomie A. and boyfriend A. … Continue reading

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Homemade Cronuts

Since there are people out there who still haven’t heard of a cronut (ahem, Jenner), let’s start at the beginning. The cronut is the creation of NYC baker Dominique Ansel and is described as half-donut, half-croissant. These pastry are so popular … Continue reading

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BBF Travels: Eating Brooklyn

I went to New York last weekend to visit Original Roomie A. (who we remembered guest posted this scathing review of the food at Bubble Tea in the Old Port), and we ate our way through Brooklyn.  When I visit A., … Continue reading

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BBF Travels: I Ate New York.

I’ll keep it short;  it was hard to experience all the wonderfulness of New York food, knowing that these things were hours away from my home.  I can imagine it’s painful only to read about as well. Smorgasberg, an awesome … Continue reading

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BBF Travels: Duck Donuts, Outer Banks

Mmm… donuts on vacation, what more could you want?  I’m down in the Outer Banks of North Carolina with my family for a week.  (Much more successful than last year’s trip, in which we had to evacuate for a hurricane.) … Continue reading

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