My typical birthday dinner is a night out, but I wanted to do something for Tony’s 31st birthday (yep, he’s getting to be an old man). I decided to tackle two of his favorite things; carrot cake and Spaghetti alla Carbonara. My attempts were both disappointing and delicious. Continue reading
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As may be apparent from my many many fillings, I have always been a big fan of the sweets, particularly those of the cake and frosting variety. Naturally, Julia and I were both really excited when the Cupcake Shoppe (104 Glenwood Ave Raleigh, NC) opened in Raleigh,and we have always enjoyed stopping by to get a sweet snack. However, I have always find myself feeling a little disappointed with their overly rich and heavy cupcakes. Although I do still really enjoy the peanut butter cup cupcake, Jules and I have been looking for a newer possibly lighter baked alternative. So, we were both really excited when we had heard that Bliss Bakery (431 W Franklin St Chapel Hill, NC) which also has a cupcake-centric menu.
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