Category «Local Legends»

Local Legends: Redneck Gourmet Donuts

To be upfront, this blog post is a completely biased one. By the end, you will have no question about my feelings toward where I visited this weekend. In fact, out of every one of the blogs I’ve ever posted, this is probably the one I’ve been the most excited about speeding home (I mean… driving …

Local Legends: Grass Roots Creamery

Depending on how you look at it, you may be elated or miserable to hear that tomorrow is the last day of summer. On one hand, foliage and fluffy scarves can officially come out in full force. On the other hand, it means that the opportunities for trips to the beach, and other summery past times, are dwindling. …

Local Legends: Granny’s Pie Factory

This week was an eye opening week, but in an unexpected way. After seeing these guys throughout the summer at various farmer’s markets, I found myself dying to visit Granny’s Pie Factory in East Hartford, CT. Unlike other bakeries I’ve sought out, Granny’s is not known for concocting the most bizarre flavor combinations or building …

Local Legends: NoRA Cupcake Company

Traveling:  an experience that brings perspective and new knowledge, which leads to unordinary discoveries hard work: tiring and hella expensive That there folks, is the definition of “traveling” from the Daly Dictionary (coming to a Barnes and Noble near you soon). Looking back after a few weeks of normalcy, I can definitively say that my …