Category Archives: Sweet Treats

Coming Soon: An evening of wine and desserts at Lilify

In celebration of Valentine’s Day, Lilify—the charming new shop for floral, vintage and artisan goods—is hosting an evening of wine tasting and desserts this Sunday, February 10, from 5:00 to 8:00. The wines come courtesy of Pierce Ranch Vineyards, paired … Continue reading

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Best Bites: December 30, 2012

A little late, but no less tasty! Who made the cut for my holiday Best Bites, the tastiest nibbles I enjoyed over the Christmas holiday. Let’s take a peek . . . Best bite: Bûche de Noël at Parker-Lusseau Pastries … Continue reading

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Desserts for dinner

Thursday night, The Independent in Sand City hosted a unique pop-up dinner, one that didn’t include bites of bacon or selections of seafood, but rather an entire menu that highlighted sweet desserts. It was every kid’s dream—dessert for dinner. Dessert … Continue reading

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Coming soon: Dessert First! pop-up dinner

Who says you can’t have dessert first? On Thursday, December 6, four regional pastry superstars will be hosting Dessert First!, a pop-up dessert dinner at Sand City’s The Independent in conjunction with the next Independent Marketplace. Yep, you read that right: … Continue reading

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Everything’s just peachy

In case you missed it, my column in Thursday’s Go! section of the Monterey Herald focused on my favorite summertime stone fruit dishes around town. I’ll be reposting my reviews and stories from my weekly column for the Herald here on my … Continue reading

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Best bites: July 12, 2012

For those of you who missed my column in Thursday’s Go! section of the Monterey Herald, I’m reposting the stories here on my blog. Check out this week’s Best Bite–a recap of the week’s tastiest treat! As an added bonus, check out … Continue reading

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Chill out!

In case you missed it, here is my roundup of local spots for ice-cold desserts that appeared in Thursday’s Go! section of the Monterey Herald. I’ll be reposting my reviews and stories from my weekly column for the Herald here on my … Continue reading

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Goosing for a baked bite

In case you missed it, my column in this Thursday’s Go! section of the Monterey Herald was a quick round-up of some of recent baked bites I’ve sampled at some of the Peninsula’s local bakeries. I’ll be reposting my reviews … Continue reading

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Mad for macarons!

In case you missed it, my column in this Thursday’s Go! section of the Monterey Herald was a quick round-up of some of recent baked bites I’ve sampled at some of the Peninsula’s local bakeries. I’ll be reposting my reviews … Continue reading

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Holiday specials: Easter chocolates from Parker-Lusseau Pastries

Easter is coming up this weekend. Have you stocked up on your springtime sweets yet? No? Well, Parker-Lusseau Pastries has a number of holiday chocolates available to fill those last-minute Easter baskets. Parker-Lusseau is probably better known for their fine … Continue reading

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