June 16, 2021

Month: April 2021

Nobuo at Teeter House closes permanently in downtown Phoenix

For about a decade in downtown Phoenix, Nobuo at Teeter House gave restaurant-goers a dual dining experience curated by an award-winning chef.

Diners could reserve a table for an elegant, multi-course omakase menu, featuring spoonfuls of sashimi and wine pairings. They could also swing by on a whim for casual cocktails and bar snacks.

But the doors to the cozy red-brick bungalow have remained shut to diners since the end of March 2020. Now more than a year into the pandemic, chef and owner Nobuo Fukuda has finally confirmed: His critically acclaimed Phoenix restaurant is permanently closed.

A restaurant like

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Sprinkling kindness, joy with community giving in Shrewsbury and beyond


Photo/Melanie Petrucci
Al Gulachenski at his Shrewsbury bakery

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter

SHREWSBURY – Nothing Bundt Cakes’ credo is perfection. Perfect ingredients – “real eggs, butter and cream cheese; nothing was too good to achieve the perfect bite that sparks joy.” 

Owner Alan Gulachenski said, “It’s about joy and happiness, I don’t know how you can go wrong with trying to spread joy and happiness.” 

Family owned Nothing Bundt Cakes is a franchise and is one of four in the commonwealth. The Shrewsbury location is the only one in Central Massachusetts. The bakery is bright, inviting and the

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Full List of Limited Time Star Wars Treats and Drinks for “May the 4th” and Beyond at Walt Disney World (Including NEW Darth Vader Souvenir Stein)

May the 4th be with you! New Star Wars treats and drinks are flying into Walt Disney World to celebrate the honorary Star Wars Day. Check out the full list below!

Amorette’s Patisserie at Disney Springs

  • The Child Mini Dome Cake – Vanilla chiffon cake with cookies and cream mousse (available April 30-May 5

The Ganachery at Disney Springs

  • Millennium Falcon Chocolate Pop – Milk chocolate pop with crispy pearls (available April 30-May 5
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Pineapple Lanai at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort

  • Millennium Falcon Star Wars Soft Serve Sundae – Galactic gray vanilla soft-serve with chocolate cream
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Style bites: Artizia fundraising collection for moms in need, Got Craft spring market, and the 2021 Earring Show

With Mother’s Day fast approaching, here are some local fashion and arts events to take note of that might provide some gift ideas. Or they can simply offer some shopping inspiration for yourself.

The good news is that all of them help to support local or Canadian designers, artists, artisans, or businesses—and one even supports local mothers and children in need.

Cause We Care collection items, including hoodie, tote bag, and sweatpants
Aritzia

This week, Vancouver fashion retailer Aritzia launched a limited-edition fundraising capsule collection called Cause Mom that’s a collaboration with the local public foundation Cause We Care, which

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Nathan’s Famous Launches Vegan Hot Dog


Hot dog! Nathan’s Famous food company and restaurant chain announced its first vegan hot dog. The Coney Island hot dog is a partnership with The Meatless Farm and is made of pea protein-based sausage, with Nathan’s famous seasoning blend.

“As plant-based menu items continue to grow in popularity, we are excited to launch the first ever gourmet, plant-based hot dog, a product created not just for our flexitarian, vegetarian, and vegan customers, but all who enjoy a healthier diet,” James Walker, Senior Vice President of Nathan’s Famous Restaurants, said. “We’ve spent a great deal of time perfecting this hot

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Gramma’s Kitchen continues to feed community | Community

Eleanor Trask and her sister Margaret Morgan fed thousands of people through Gramma’s Kitchen, their small restaurant in Mansfield. Opened in 1988, Grammas’ was the place for locals and visitors to eat and visit over delicious home cooked meals and desserts. In March 2020, COVID-19 led to the decision to close Grammas’ Kitchen.

However, through the Mansfield Area Food Pantry, Grammas’ is still feeding Morgan and Trask’s beloved community. Trask and her family were aware of the tremendous need of people of all ages in the community for assistance with food and donated a large commercial refrigerator to the food

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