Archives » March 2011

  • Poem and Art for Japan – Please Donate!

    This is a poem by my friend, cartoonist Yuuko Koyama about her experience in Japan right now. She is in the Tokyo area, she and her family are doing OK. Please consider donating to Doctors Without Borders at this link or other charities listed here. I’m living among the machines which I cannot repair I’m […]

    Tuesday 29th March 2011 - 12:43:14 AM | Comment

  • Choice Eats is Almost Here – Check the Map!

    Sunday 27th March 2011 - 5:48:18 PM | Comment

  • Sweet Links of the Week – 3/25!

    Today is International Waffle Day! (Midtown Lunch) Ruby et Violette’s Cookies! (Sweet Freak) Le Sportsac’s Cupcake Bags! (Cupcakes Take the Cake) Graffit’s Dessert in Close-up! (Fork in the Road) Giant Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe! (Oh!Nuts) Grape Nuts Ice Cream! (Fork in the Road) Payard at the Plaza! (NYC Style & a Little Cannoli) Cupcakes in […]

    Friday 25th March 2011 - 5:12:54 PM | Comment (1)

  • Dine in Brooklyn March 21st-31st!

    Dine in Brooklyn starts this week featuring discounted multi-course meals ($25 for dinner, $20.11 for lunch)  at over 200 restaurants across the borough, it’s a fun way to try out new restaurants or enjoy old favorites at bargain prices!

    Monday 21st March 2011 - 12:38:07 AM | Comment

  • Today (March 20th) is Macaron Day NYC!

    Today is Macaron Day! It’s that special day when various bakeries across the city give patrons a free macaron! Just tell them you’re there for Macaron Day! Lots of amazing bakeries are participating including Francois Payard Bakery, Jacques Torres, and Bouchon Bakery! Click here for full bakery list and more details!

    Sunday 20th March 2011 - 2:34:39 PM | Comment

  • Sweet Links of the Week – March 18th!

    Help Robicelli’s open a new shop! (IndieGoGo) Four & Twenty Blackbirds in Manhattan! (Grub St) Communal Table Potluck  in BK 3/30! (Communal Table) Crumbs Launches App! (Fork in the Road) Mari’s Carmel Krispies! (Serious Eats) Global Cocoa Project Rundown! (DessertBuzz) Cafe Zaiya Refrigerates! (Midtown Lunch) The Best Hamentaschen in Queens! (Serious Eats) Nolita Cupcake Battle! […]

    Friday 18th March 2011 - 3:48:32 PM | Comment

  • March 14th – It’s Pi Day!

    Time to enjoy some pie! As you know pie has been catching fire popularity-wise in NYC these days, so it shouldn’t be too much trouble to find some. Try out Four & Twenty Blackbirds, The Blue Stove, and First Prize Pies!

    Monday 14th March 2011 - 4:44:37 PM | Comment

  • Purim is March 20th!

    Remember to get your Hamantashen and candy for Shalach Manot gift baskets (Purim is March 20th)! Oh! Nuts has ideas here!

    Monday 14th March 2011 - 3:10:57 AM | Comment (1)

  • Sweet Links of the Week – 3/11!

    This Week’s Food Events! (Serious Eats) Chocolate Stout Cakes & Irish Buttercream! (Cupcakes Take the Cake) Adorable Panda Bread! (Jezebel) Free Starbucks Sweets with Drink purchase! (Cupcakes take The Cake) Zenzai at Ushiwakamaru! (Serious Eats) Robicelli’s Will be at Wburg Bklyn Flea! (Grub St.) Cornelia St. Cafe’s Desserts! (Dessert Buzz) Kee’s Macarons! (Sweet Freak)

    Friday 11th March 2011 - 3:24:39 PM | Comment

  • Kirakuya Sake Bar’s Yogurt Panna Cotta!

    This week I got to sample a meal at Kirakuya Sake Bar (2 W 32nd St Ste 2F, NYC), courtesy of travelzoo.com. It’s an izakaya (Japanese bar/ restaurant) in the Koreatown neighborhood and has some pretty unique food.

    Wednesday 9th March 2011 - 3:19:53 AM | Comment

  • Sweet Links of the Week 3/4!

    Woman Attacks Cupcake Shop in Wales! (Jezebel) NYC’s Best Pancakes! (Serious Eats) Levain Branches Out to Harlem! (Eater) Chefs of America Comic! (The Beat) NYC’s Macaron Day is Coming 3/20! (Fork in the Road) NYC’s Best Muffins! (Serious Eats) Cupcake Crawl March 13th! (Sweet Fix) A Look At Quatro’s Desserts! (Dessert Buzz)

    Friday 4th March 2011 - 4:29:25 PM | Comment

  • Pancake Dreaming on National Pancake Day!

    March 1st is National Pancake Day. Enjoy your favorites and have sweet pancake dreams like Kitty Sweet Tooth!

    Tuesday 1st March 2011 - 3:31:14 AM | Comment