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Mother's Day Edition: Sheryl Meddin (AKA my mom) on the Best Parts of Being a Mom and Grandmother

Mother's Day Edition: Sheryl Meddin (AKA my mom) on the Best Parts of Being a Mom and Grandmother

Happy Mother's Day to all the moms out there! For those of you who have been following along with The Dessert Place since its (re)inception, you know that my mom has been an integral part of its success. Most obviously, she led the way by having the guts to start FOUR Dessert...

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Q&A With Sarah Barjum: College Roommate, Bestie and Brownie Fan

Q&A With Sarah Barjum: College Roommate, Bestie and Brownie Fan

To date, I've posted interviews from family and friends who knew the "original" days of The Dessert Place restaurants. Today, I'm featuring a fan who has only known the new Dessert Place 2.0. Sarah Barjum (Barj, as I call her) and I met at the very beginning of Freshman year of...

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Behind The Scenes of the Peanut Butter CCB Creation

Behind The Scenes of the Peanut Butter CCB Creation

Many of you have asked how we decided on Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Brownies as the next item on our menu. The inspiration began with my dad and my brother who are HUGE peanut butter fans. When Stu doesn't have time to for lunch, you can often find him snacking on...

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Interview with Ann Hellman: My Aunt who Will Jump In to Help with Anything

Interview with Ann Hellman: My Aunt who Will Jump In to Help with Anything

Throughout my re-launch of The Dessert Place, my extended family has been so supportive (I guess that's what family is for, right?). While I will feature many more family members on the blog over time, I'm kicking things off with my Aunt Ann, one of my dad's older sisters from Charleston, SC... ...

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Interview with Christina Meddin: My Sister-In-Law, and Frequenter of The Dessert Place as a Kid

Interview with Christina Meddin: My Sister-In-Law, and Frequenter of The Dessert Place as a Kid

While Christina officially became a Meddin in 2012 when she married my brother, Shea, she has felt like a part of our family for over a decade. Shea and Christina became best friends during their freshman year of high school at Paideia. While the two did not start dating until their Junior year...

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