October 3, 2012 - 2:03pm
Store manager Sara Stedner's infectious creativity is on display along with her selection of baked goods.

Ask her what bubble tea is and she won’t say it’s a flavored, tea-based drink with a tapioca topping, also known as boba. That’s what it is, but to the self-proclaimed boba prodigy who memorized all 100-something recipes in a day and a half when she began working at Boba Suite Tea House, it’s so much more.

October 10, 2011 - 10:14pm
A local bakery finds a niche in Syracuse University's catering services with their varied cupcakes.

The smells of rising dough and vanilla hit you when you enter the small Cupcakes & Smiles bakery in Camillus. Rows of cupcakes piled high with frosting peek out of a glass display. The five flavors of the week are written in fluorescent green and blue on a board behind the counter.

But the kitchen in the back is more chaotic.