Archives » October 2010

  • New York Taste Coming Nov. 1st!

    Sunday 31st October 2010 - 9:30:48 PM | Comment

  • Lady Mendl’s Walkers Shortbread Tasting 11/17!

    Hey tea and shortbread fans! Lady Mendl’s will be hosting a Walkers Shortbread Tasting on Wednesday, November 17, 2010. It will be presented by Afternoon Tea authority Ellen Easton with seatings from 12 Noon to 4 PM! It includes a five course Afternoon Tea & Walkers Shortbread Tasting, more details below…

    Sunday 31st October 2010 - 8:12:23 PM | Comment

  • Halloween and Anniversary at Kyotofu This Weekend!

    Saturday 30th October 2010 - 3:22:05 PM | Comment

  • Sweet Links of the Week 10/29!

    Big Gay Ice Cream Truck Party – Tonight! (Serious Eats) 10 Best Trick or Treat Candies! (Fork in the Road) Melt Bakery’s Fried Apple Pie! (Blondie and Brownie) Cupcake Art Exhibit in NY! (Cupcakes Take the Cake) Robicelli’s Latest Fall Cupcakes! (Midtown Lunch) Bouchon Bakery’s Halloween Treats! (Serious Eats) Essex Street Market to open on [...]

    Friday 29th October 2010 - 3:41:20 PM | Comment

  • ENY Farmer’s Market Pumpkin Festival 10/30!

    Oct. 30th the East NY Farmer’s Market will have a Pumpkin Festival! There will be a Pie Contest! Details and flyer below the cut.

    Sunday 24th October 2010 - 9:28:37 PM | Comment

  • Sweet Links of the Week – 10/22!

    Smith Street Soup Festival this Saturday! (Pardon Me) Blue Marble Party Sunday to Close Atl. Ave. Location! (NY Times) Pie Contest at Enid’s Sunday! (Fork in the Road) Macarons from bisous, ciao! (Serious Eats) Ted & Honey to Expand! (Grub Street) Mont Blanc Pepsi in Japan! (Eataku) NYC’s Best Croissants! (Serious Eats) Inside Timi’s Gelateria! [...]

    Friday 22nd October 2010 - 7:36:24 PM | Comment

  • Dolltopia has won a Moonbeam Children’s Book Award!

    Big News! It was announced this week that Dolltopia won a Moonbeam Children’s Book Award!

    Friday 22nd October 2010 - 3:48:12 AM | Comment

  • Street Sweets Freebies this Week!

    Thursday 21st October 2010 - 3:28:13 PM | Comment

  • City Sweet Tooth Comic – SWEET! 2010!

    Buy an 11×14 signed high quality giclee print of this comic for $29 (plus $6.50 shipping)!

    Wednesday 20th October 2010 - 2:27:37 AM | Comment (1)

  • NYCW&FF’s Le French Lounge at Astor Center!

    Astor Center is where many of the wine tastings and clinics were held over the course of the festival. It was also home to Le French Lounge, a salon sponsored by The French Ministry of Food, Agricuture, and Fisheries, where ticket holders for any NYC Wine & Food Festival event could relax and mingle while [...]

    Tuesday 19th October 2010 - 12:47:27 AM | Comment

  • Madison Square Market – 1 More Week!

    The wonderful temporary food court set up by Madison Square Market will be there one more week (through Oct. 23rd) so you must check it out if you get the chance.

    Sunday 17th October 2010 - 5:30:58 PM | Comment

  • Grub Street Food Festival Saturday!

    Friday 15th October 2010 - 4:54:10 PM | Comment

  • Sweet Links of the Week – 10/15!

    Burdick’s Special on Chocolate Coffins 10/18-19! People’s Pops in Chelsea Market Closes this Week! Village Tart has Shuttered! (Eater) Cupcake filled with Pumpkin Pie! (Jezebel) Little Cupcake Bakeshop is Open! (Grub St.) Win a Trip to CA from Oh! Nuts! (Oh!Nuts) Time Out’s 100 Best Foods in NY (The Feed)! Babka Recommendations! (Chowhound) Brain Cupcakes! [...]

    Friday 15th October 2010 - 2:21:40 PM | Comment

  • Sweet! Party 2010!

    Sweet! is the NYCWFF party that NYC’s dessert fiends anxiously await every year! Full post and photo gallery below the cut!

    Wednesday 13th October 2010 - 2:38:00 AM | Comments (4)

  • NYC Wine & Food Festival Grand Tasting 2010!

    Ah, the Grand Tasting at NYC Wine & Food Festival. Taking over Pier 54 on the West Side, this behemoth event is a chance for attendees to try seemingly countless plates of delicacies and sample an equal amount of wines and liquors. Click below for full article and photo gallery!

    Tuesday 12th October 2010 - 1:25:47 AM | Comment (1)

  • NY Culinary Experience 2010 – Brown Butter!

    The last class I took was Brown Butter Desserts with Michael Laiskonis of Le Bernardin. He went a bit into the scientific explanation of the recipes and it was interesting to hear it from that perspective. We also learned to make Brown Butter ice cream and Financiers, both plain and pistachio. I was never a [...]

    Monday 11th October 2010 - 4:30:03 PM | Comment (1)

  • Chelsea Market After Dark 2010!

    The NY Wine and Food Festival really kicked off this year with Chelsea Market After Dark, a chance for gourmands to sample the offerings of Chelsea Market after hours along with a variety of wine and live music. Alton Brown was also there holding court as fans milled around, checking out a display of props [...]

    Saturday 9th October 2010 - 3:21:52 AM | Comment

  • Sweet Links of the Week 10/8!

    NYC’s Funniest Desserts! (Eater) Cake Man Raven Shut by Health Dept! (NY Times) People’s Pops to open retail Store! (Fork in the Road) Yerba-Maté Ice Cream at Cones! (Serious Eats) Wafels & Dinges’ S’mores Waffle! (Midtown Lunch) Grub Street Food Festival Next Saturday! (Grub Street) Scary Snickers Commercial! (Jezebel) King of Cupcakes to open in [...]

    Friday 8th October 2010 - 7:19:49 PM | Comment

  • NY Culinary Experience 2010 – Chocolate with Jacques!

    For me, the highlight of this year’s NY Culinary Experience was no doubt learning to make chocolates with Jacques Torres! I am a longtime fan of his sweets and shops and was thrilled to participate. He proved to be a fun and exciting instructor, joking and happy to answer any questions we had! We had [...]

    Friday 8th October 2010 - 7:10:52 PM | Comment

  • 5 Ingredient Fix Book Party!

    I got to attend the book release party for Claire Robinson’s 5 Ingredient Fix Book! Servers circulated with Illy Espresso Martinis and recipes prepared from the book, my fave was the Chocolate Pots De Creme with Cherry Whip (pictured above).

    Thursday 7th October 2010 - 1:33:27 AM | Comment

  • NY Culinary Experience 2010 – Brioche class!

    These photos are from the first class (Brioche) I took at this year’s NY Culinary Experience. I learned so much about baking!

    Wednesday 6th October 2010 - 1:41:24 AM | Comment

  • City Sweet Tooth Comic – NY Culinary Experience 2010!

    New York Culinary Experience http://nymag.com/nyce/ Buy an 11×14 signed high quality giclee print of this comic for $29 (plus $6.50 shipping)!

    Wednesday 6th October 2010 - 12:05:42 AM | Comment

  • Appearing at NY Comic Con this Saturday!

    Hi folks, this weekend will be a doozy what with NYC Wine and Food Festival AND NY Comic Con! While I will be in attendance at the Wine and Food Festival bringing you your sweets news, I will also be doing an appearance at NYCC. I’ll be on the LGBT Comics, Creators, and Characters panel [...]

    Tuesday 5th October 2010 - 4:05:52 PM | Comment

  • Sweet Links of the Week – 10/1!

    La Maison du Chocolat Tasting! (Paris Breakfast) NYC’s Best Blended Coffee Drinks! (Serious Eats) King of Pastries Review! (Jezebel) Ice Cream at General Greene! (Eat This NY) Pop Tarts World to Close in Feb! (Midtown Lunch) NYC’s Best Affogato! (Serious Eats)

    Friday 1st October 2010 - 8:36:32 PM | Comment