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The Crop Circle Chronicles: Part 2

FunnySquareLast time, we visited the kitchen with Chica de Gallo as our host, where the conversation circled around avocados, limes, and mouth-searing peppers. For our second go-around at the Crop Circle communal kitchen space in Jamaica Plain, things were a little more sweet than spicy.

We arrived at 9pm on a chilly Thursday last week, while the Roxy’s crew was wrapping up for the night and members of the Nola’s Fresh team were sticking labels on salsa tubs. We’d barely said our hellos to hosts Russ & Shari of Apotheker’s Chocolate before they were offering us nibbles off a broken bar of their Cashew & Sea Salt chocolate—the first of many such generosities to come. Continue reading

Boston’s Coffee Down Under

image-1If you’ve noticed something different about our coffee the past few months, let me just say—you’re not crazy. We have made a few changes, and the trio of aficionados you have to thank for that are micro-roasting all of our beans right around the corner in Dorchester, Massachusetts at Flat Black Coffee. Continue reading