Food Review

Holy Cannoli 

         ]The light, crispy, crust of a chocolate and vanilla filled cannoli melts in your mouth after the first bite. The perfect combination for the most delicious cannoli in the world includes a crunchy crust, cold vanilla ice cream, and gooey warm chocolate that dissolves onto your taste buds. And there’s no other place to get this delicious dessert like Mike’s Pastry, located inBoston,MassachusettsonHanover Street. This is the place where you’ll find your taste buds going into a frantic frenzy for the delectable desserts and pastries.

            The minute people walk into Mike’s Pastry their mouths water, and they press their faces up against the glass surveying the wide array of cupcakes, cannolis, cookies, cakes, ice cream, and chocolate-dipped fruits. From a pistachio flavored cannoli to a raspberry and coffee cupcake, Mike’s Pastry has it all. Some people complain that since each dessert is under ten dollars, they tend to buy more. But in reality they’re just upset over all the calories they consumed after swallowing two or three cupcakes. Hopefully they have a strong stomach for desserts because the portions for the pastries and cannolis are about the size of a baby’s head.

            Though Mike’s Pastry is known for its incredible desserts, it also includes large cups of different types of coffees, hot chocolates, and teas. And with each new year, come new desserts and beverages. Considering Mike’s Pastry has been around since 1943, it’s almost impossible to make up your mind on just one dessert.

            This may be overwhelming since Mike’s Pastry practically sounds like a heaven on earth. So here’s the catch. The place is unbelievably crowded all the time, no matter what day of the week. Tourists, Bostonians, and college students flock to the place. With the easy pricing and large portions, it’s hard not to stop by if you’re taking a stroll down Hanover Street. Another con of Mike’s Pastry could be that there’s really no place to sit. With all the hustle and bustle, and the crowded area that can only seat about fifty people, it’s a little crazy.

            Luckily if you are able to score a seat, it provides for fantastic people-watching and a great view of historicHanover Street. And not to mention if you seat yourself the waiters and waitresses will serve you your dessert. They provide speedy service though even if you’re stuck in the long line that often times goes out the front door. If you’re craving dessert, Mike’s Pastry is the place to be.


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