Archives » June 2011

  • Coney Island at Night!

    My latest piece went up on Tree.com! It’s about how fun Coney Island is at night. Rides, hot dogs, and Funnel Cake! Includes photos by Brooklyn pastry chef and great photographer Ayumi Kato. Check out her blog!

    Thursday 30th June 2011 - 9:57:10 AM | Comment

  • Sweet Update – La Maison du Macaron!

    As time goes by things are always changing in the NYC sweets scene, so I’ll be making some Sweet Updates here! One is La Maison du Macaron, it used to be called Madeleine Patisserie and it was the subject of my first City Sweet Tooth comic back in 2008! Luckily, not too much else has [...]

    Tuesday 28th June 2011 - 3:50:55 AM | Comment (1)

  • Sweet Links of the Week – 6/24!

    Cupcake Eating Contest in Brooklyn 6/25! (Cupcakes Take The Cake) Red Velvet Twinkies at Lulu Cake Boutique! (Eataku) Butter Lane to Sell Blue Bell Ice Cream! (Fork in the Road) A Look at Amorino Gelato! (Serious Eats) Magnolia Has Pride Cupcakes! (Grub St.) 10 Best New Frozen Treats! (Fork in the Road) Serious Sweets Has [...]

    Friday 24th June 2011 - 10:59:20 AM | Comment

  • I Now Have an Etsy Shop! Buy My Prints!

    Yes, I finally started an Etsy shop! I’ll be selling prints and paintings there! There are 3 pieces up there now: Doughnut Plant, Robicelli’s, and Lauren Colchamiro’s fantastic cupcake photo, so check it out!

    Tuesday 21st June 2011 - 3:53:37 AM | Comment

  • LGBT Pride Signing Wed. 6/22!

    Wednesday, June 22 is the return of JHU’s annual LGBT Pride Month signing with Timothy Piotrowski, Abby Denson, Ivan Velez and Jennifer Camper! At Jim Hanley’s Universe (4 West 33rd St.)!

    Monday 20th June 2011 - 12:43:45 AM | Comment

  • Sweet Links of the Week – 6/17!

    Chinatown Ice Cream Factory Demo at Macy’s Tonight! (Christina of Chinatown) Peels Ice Cream Social Today and More Events! (Fork in the Road) Chocolate Art at Keszler Gallery! (Cakespy) Banana Ice Cream Recipe Comic! (Sauceome) Laboratario del Gelato’s Flavors! (Fork in the Road) Quick Avocado Sorbet Recipe! (Luxirare) A Look at People’s Pops! (Serious Eats) [...]

    Friday 17th June 2011 - 10:56:13 AM | Comment

  • Summer Food Highlights of NYC on Tree.com!

    My latest piece for Tree.com is up and it’s all about NYC’s food-based destinations for the Summer! Check it out!

    Thursday 16th June 2011 - 1:15:43 AM | Comment

  • NYC Wine and Food Festival on sale 6/19!

    NYC Wine and Food Festival tickets go on sale 6/19! Amex customers can pre-order them now! Order here! Some sweet events on the roster : Momofuku Milk Bar Desserts with Christina Tosi and Andrea Robinson  (Lifestyle Wine Seminars hosted by Food & Wine) and  SWEET! The Sweet party is always amazing, so dessert fans will [...]

    Thursday 16th June 2011 - 1:03:12 AM | Comment

  • City Sweet Tooth Comic – Doughnut Plant!

    http://www.doughnutplant.com Buy an 11×14 signed high quality giclee print of this comic for $29 (plus $6.50 shipping)!

    Wednesday 15th June 2011 - 10:07:31 AM | Comments (2)

  • Finally, an Izakaya in Brooklyn!

    Great news! An izakaya (called, suitable enough Izakaya) has opened in Cobble Hill at 176 Smith Street over the weekend. Izakayas are a type of Japanese bar that serves pub food / small plates including things like okonomiyaki (a savory Japanese pancake), takoyaki (squid balls), and grilled onigiri (rice balls) as well as yakitori (grilled [...]

    Tuesday 14th June 2011 - 2:31:18 AM | Comment

  • Sweet Links of the Week – June 10th!

    London Candy Company to Sell Cakes! (Fork in the Road) Dylan’s Candy Bar to Offer Cocktails! (Grub St.) Top 10 US Pastry Chefs Honored in NY! (Dessert Buzz) Top 5 Puddings in NYC! (Serious Eats) Cute Ice Cream Comic by DaYoung Jung! (via The Beat) Chocolate Ipad! (MTV Geek)

    Friday 10th June 2011 - 5:07:58 PM | Comment

  • Chambre De Sucre’s Gourmet Sugar!

    I was recently introduced to sugar from Chambre De Sucre. This Japanese-based company makes lovely gourmet sugar products, suitable for afternoon tea, special occasions, or an elegant tea or coffee with a friend. I can see these being really nice hostess gifts too. The company has been around for 270 years crafting artisanal sugar products, [...]

    Wednesday 8th June 2011 - 1:22:05 AM | Comment

  • Sweet Links of the Week 6/3!

    Limelight Marketplace to be a Department Store! (WSJ) A Look at Smorgasburg! (Serious Eats) Cupcakes at The Spot! (Sweet Freak) New Orleans Style Snowballs at Imperial Woodpecker! (Grub St.) Payard to Return to UES! (Fork in the Road) Gelato at Amorino! (The Wandering Eater) 2011 Sweets and Candy Expo! (AV Club) Chobani to Open Froyo [...]

    Friday 3rd June 2011 - 10:58:54 AM | Comment (1)

  • Happy National Doughnut Day!

    It’s National Doughnut Day, time to get your doughnuts on! Dunkin Donuts and Krispy Kreme are getting in on the action with freebies! Don’t forget to support our awesome local doughnut shops like Doughnut Plant and Dough as well.

    Friday 3rd June 2011 - 9:24:12 AM | Comment

  • New Comic – The Big Gay Ice Cream Truck!

    The Big Gay Ice Cream Truck – check their site for locations! http://www.biggayicecreamtruck.com Buy an 11×14 signed high quality giclee print of this comic for $29 (plus $6.50 shipping)!

    Wednesday 1st June 2011 - 5:17:01 PM | Comment (1)

  • Sprinkles Comes to NY!

    I wrote a piece on NYC’s newly opened Sprinkles cupcake bakery. Check it out here at Tree.com!

    Wednesday 1st June 2011 - 12:40:38 AM | Comment