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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…
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 [...]
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.
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! [...]
Big News! It was announced this week that Dolltopia won a Moonbeam Children’s Book Award!
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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 [...]
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.
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! [...]
Sweet! is the NYCWFF party that NYC’s dessert fiends anxiously await every year! Full post and photo gallery below the cut!
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!
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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).
These photos are from the first class (Brioche) I took at this year’s NY Culinary Experience. I learned so much about baking!
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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 [...]
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)