Tag Archives: Magnolia Bakery

Eats: The best cupcakes in the world

It’s been a worldwide quest: trying to find the cupcakes of my youth. My search for this Holy Grail (see here, where it first started) has taken me from New York’s Lower East Side to the Upper West Side. From … Continue reading

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Why travel can be the best learning experience you’ll ever have

For me, the next best high after travel is when I’m asked to play tour guide. Or offer travel help A few weeks ago, two people who might as well be from different planets asked me for the same favor. … Continue reading

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Gourmet cupcakes from an ATM? Sweet …

When I was growing up at the Joisey Shore, there was a guy I looked forward to seeing every week: The Dugan’s Man. He didn’t whisper sweet nothings in my ear. He left sweet somethings for me to savor. And … Continue reading

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