Rainbow Drops/Mother Nature’s Food

I see them every time I’m in Mother Nature’s Food, which is fairly frequently: those rainbow-colored candies in a clear bag. All these colors, and I know there’s chocolate inside…

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Flan/Plaza Aztecca

I love how the Chippewa Valley-area Mexican restaurants oftentimes feature homemade desserts. The classic items include, of course, flan, so I gave that a go when my family was recently…

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Cheesecake Cupcakes/Josef’s Cheesecake

When you first walk into Josef’s Cheesecake, you see an array of cupcakes. Tasty, all, but you might be thinking, “Hmm, this is Josef’s Cheesecakes…and these are cupcakes…” — and…

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Downtown Candy

Honestly, they had me at the October Cadbury Eggs. Driving around downtown Eau Claire on a recent Saturday, I wanted to find another local dessert place I had not yet…

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Ice Cream/Eau Claire Cheese & Deli

Ever gotten ice cream from that cheese place on Harding in Eau Claire? The former Nelson Cheese-now Eau Claire Cheese & Deli-place? Yeah, it’s good. Well, so are the sandwiches.…

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Kitchen Sink Bar/Mayana Chocolate

When you go to the Mayana Chocolate website, the phrase that appears in the middle of the page is “The best chocolate you’ve never heard of.” Fair point: I had…

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Holy Donuts

Mmmm, donuts. It’s what you think when you see this delectable baked/fried good. So, how about a bunch of them at once — but not so many that your stomach…

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