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Blog Action Day Winner and a Fun Event for Bostonites

October 28th, 2010 by Rosa

I hereby declare Knile winner of my Blog Action Day Contest. NOT because his comment was the longest, but because a) it was a fact I didn’t already know b) I loved the crazy juxtoposition/trade-off. You can have clean water to drink and all its associated benefits, but we’re also going to market sugary, potentially […]

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Chocolate-related gift guides (hint hint)

December 22nd, 2009 by Rosa

Serious Eats has put together a gift guide for chocolate lovers. In other gift guide news, Vosges makes another appearance in Chow’s annual Winter Gift Guide. The folks at Chow.com are clearly big Vosges fans – or at least big fans of receiving Vosges as gifts (exhibit A, B, C, D). Hey Chow, Vosges is […]

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Chow and Foodzie Charity Drive

December 15th, 2009 by Rosa

Chow and Foodzie are partnering to do good for Boston, New York, San Francisco, and LA charities. They’ve selected a bunch of local food items that, when purchased via Foodzie, means a donation of a portion of the proceeds. They’ve got lots of candy-centric items available, including Taza’s stoneground chocolate bars (reviewed here), Christopher Norman’s […]

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Blog Action Day – Climate Change

October 15th, 2009 by Rosa

Today is the third annual Blog Action Day, when blogs around the world write about the same subject to generate awareness. I’ve participated in the past (on the topics of poverty and the environment). This year, the topic is climate change – not the easiest to tie in with candy. I did manage to find […]

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