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The Magnificent Macaroon

The Magnificent Macaroon

I am unhealthily addicted to macaroons. And not just the standard toasted coconut variety. I also love those little French sandwichy-type things. I need them like I need oxygen to breath. Here are a few places around the city that help satiate my rampant cravings…

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Sweet Treats for Valentine’s Day

Sweet Treats for Valentine’s Day

If that special person in your life has a sweet tooth, there are several local options that go beyond the standard chocolate and flowers cliché for Valentine’s Day.

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Hooker’s Sweet Treats Anniversary Party

Hooker’s Sweet Treats Anniversary Party

Tenderloin cafe and sweet spot Hooker’s Sweet Treats (the double entendre is not lost on us) is celebrating their one-year anniversary tomorrow, Saturday July 30th, along with their first art exhibition, featuring local artist Hollis Rhodes. You should swing by and check it out.

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No Surprises: Bi-Rite Ice Cream Best in the West

No Surprises: Bi-Rite Ice Cream Best in the West

Everybody in San Francisco is already well aware that Bi-Rite Creamery’s (3692 18th St) Salted Caramel ice cream is the embodiment of perfection. After all, this famous flavor’s been making local lists for years now. So it’s more than a little validating to see the…

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Recipe: “Slim” Mints

Recipe: “Slim” Mints

The Girl Scouts may have the market cornered on Thin Mints (personally my fav kind) but may I present to you a recipe for: Slim Mints. Now you can make all the cracked out chocolately deliciousness of Thin Mints all on your own!

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Charles Chocolates Closes

Charles Chocolates Closes

Last Friday, Bay Area confectioner Charles Chocolates closed up shop – both literally and figuratively. Last year the company shut down its Emeryville factory and then last week it announced it will be closing its retail location in the Westfield Mall along with the company…

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Baking Classes & Pie Contests

Baking Classes & Pie Contests

SusieCakes in the Marina is gearing up for National Pie Day, January 22nd (why is this not a national holiday?), by holding a pie recipe contest. It is also hosting some cool baking classes.

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