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On the Cheap: Crumbs Bake Shop

I have nothing against cake — or its pocket-size counterpart, the cupcake — but I've always been more of a pie girl.
Giving in to cupcake culture
By CASSANDRA LANDRY  |  March 30, 2012

Review: Thinking Cup Coffee Bar

This past December, Thinking Cup Coffee Bar opened downtown, serving up strong brew in an atmosphere that fosters low-tech creativity.
Toning down technology and one-upping fair trade
By ARIEL SHEARER  |  September 02, 2011

The League ReEmerges

What better way to explain an electoral system (or anything, really) than by using cupcakes?
Annual Events
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  May 13, 2011

Photos: The Providence Phoenix Annual Best in RI Awards Show

The Providence Phoenix honors the Best in RI at the Met on April 20, 2011. Check out the winners  here .
The Best of Rhode Island Awards | The Met | April 20, 2011
By RICHARD MCCAFFREY  |  April 22, 2011

Monumental Cupcakes

"Cupcakes are the opiate of the masses," writes "Ruth Bourdain," the Twitter-based amalgam of hypersensual food critic Ruth Reichl and offally crass chef Anthony Bourdain.
Unstoppable cupcakes, and quick-and-easy lunch, too
By LINDSAY CRUDELE  |  January 07, 2011

Photos: Marshmallow Fluff Festival at Union Square

Union Square hosts the Marshmallow Fluff Festival on September 25, 2010.
Marshmallow Fluff Festival in Union Square on September 25, 2010
By KELSEY MARIE BELL  |  October 01, 2010

Review: Provencal Bakery & Cafe

When Brenda and Mike Nardolillo bought Provencal Bakery six years ago, they were following their bliss, going back to the made-from-scratch baking and cooking that they’d loved to do in their teen years.
A dream diner in Middletown
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  September 17, 2010

Jesus Effing Christ, Enough Already! Award for Overexposure (tie)

Yes, bacon and cupcakes are both undeniably awesome. But no one needs to see another dining award, blog post, or stand-up routine on bacon or...
By Stuff Boston  |  October 05, 2009
Shanahan, cupcakes, teenagers, The Hoff and WTF

Shanahan, cupcakes, teenagers, The Hoff and WTF

  Mark Shanahan talks local gossip, we discuss teenagers selling cupcakes in the MRTPQ...
By Charlie  |  May 04, 2009