Archives » August 2011

  • Grand Opening of Ivy Bakery SoHo Sept 3rd (updated)!

    (photo by Ivy Bakery) Formerly Bay Ridge-based bakery, Ivy Bakery, is having a huge grand opening event for their new Soho Location (138 W. Houston St., NYC) on Sept. 3rd (it had been postponed due to the Hurricane)! There will be food, music, and a cupcake eating contest at 3pm! Here are all the details.

    Monday 29th August 2011 - 11:15:59 AM | Comment (1)

  • Sweet Links of the Week- August 25th!

    Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream Shops on the Horizon! (Fork in the Road) New Flavors at Van Leeuwen! (Blondie & Brownie) A Survey of Chinatown’s Egg Custards! (Serious Eats) Featured Chefs at This Year’s SWEET Party! (Dessert Buzz) Bubby’s Pie Social Happening Sept. 25! (Eater) Big Gay Ice Cream Shop to open Soon! (The Feed) Frozen […]

    Friday 26th August 2011 - 10:51:50 AM | Comment

  • A Visit to Baked and Wired in Washington, DC!

    On a recent trip to Washington, DC, I made a visit to Baked and Wired, an excellent spot for sweets and coffee in the Georgetown neighborhood. As you may gather from the shop’s name (and the cupcake sign from the above photo) this shop isn’t your typical cutesy-pie bakery!

    Thursday 25th August 2011 - 5:05:42 PM | Comment

  • Sweet Update – Van Leeuwen Ice Cream!

    Here’s another Sweet Update for you! Van Leeuwen Ice Cream! Back when I did this comic in 2008, the truck was just starting out around NYC! Now, they have 3 storefronts, coffee, baked goods, and more flavors (I am so into their Palm Sugar ice cream). It’s nice to see a success story when so […]

    Wednesday 24th August 2011 - 10:29:42 AM | Comment (1)

  • Sweet Links of the Week – 8/19!

    Ice Cream Sunday at New Amsterdam Market This Sunday 8/21! (Serious Eats) Laduree to open Aug. 26th! (Laduree) Avocado Cheesecake Recipe! (My Burning Kitchen) Marshmallow Sweets in NYC! (Serious Eats) Cake Vodka is the latest Thing! (Fork in the Road) A Visit  to Macaron Cafe! (NYC Style and a Little Cannoli) Top Chef Just Desserts […]

    Friday 19th August 2011 - 11:34:02 AM | Comment

  • Sweet Buns from Just Buns!

    I got a sweet delivery recently, samples of buns from Just Buns! Just Buns is a specialty bakery in Rockland County, NY that specializes in Swirly Buns! They have a shop and do catering and web orders as well.

    Tuesday 16th August 2011 - 1:18:16 AM | Comment

  • Sweet Links of the Week – 8/12!

    Ice Cream Cake Sundaes at Quality Meats! (Midtown Lunch) Desserts at Cascabel Taqueria! (Dessert Buzz) Adorable Cat Doughnuts! (Serious Eats) Keith Haring Cupcakes! (Cupcakes Take The Cake) Coolhaus Raises their Prices! (Blondie & Brownie) Inside the New Molly’s Cupcakes! (Fork in the Road) Scanned Candy Bars! (Scandybars) Parked! Coming to South Street Seaport! (Fork in […]

    Friday 12th August 2011 - 10:37:15 AM | Comment

  • Sweet Update – Double Crown!

    News has hit that Double Crown will be closing and reopening as a new restaurant called Saxon & Parole this Fall. I’ve had some delightful desserts and afternoon tea there, so please revel in the sweet memories with my comic about the desserts of pastry chef Ryan Butler. I wish them good luck on the […]

    Wednesday 10th August 2011 - 1:50:10 AM | Comment

  • Robicelli’s at Dekalb Market!

    I stopped by Robicelli’s shop at the brand new Dekalb Market over the weekend. Finally, Robicelli’s has a shop again! The market consists of shops built out of repurposed shipping containers.

    Tuesday 9th August 2011 - 3:53:39 AM | Comment (1)

  • Sweet Links of the Week – August 5!

    Laduree is Opening August 22nd! (LX World) Snopo Shaved Ice in Flushing! (Serious Eats) Marvel Bakeware Arrives at William-Sonoma! (Eataku) MOMA Hosting Food Film Series this Month! (Grub St.) Fairway Cafe To Go Opening in UES August 8th! (Fairway) Tweet

    Friday 5th August 2011 - 10:10:32 AM | Comment

  • A Trip to Mitsuwa in New Jersey!

    I recently got to pay a visit to Mitsuwa, a Japanese grocery, food court, and mall in Edgewater, New Jersey. It’s  a fun destination, especially for fans of Japanese food and culture. The grocery area (where I got this cute sushi candy) has an amazing selection of produce and Japanese foods, but my favorite part […]

    Tuesday 2nd August 2011 - 1:36:54 AM | Comment