Archives » October 2011

  • Happy Halloween!

    Happy Halloween everyone, I hope this year is extra sweet and spooky! Tweet

    Monday 31st October 2011 - 10:18:32 AM | Comment

  • Sweet Links of the Week – 10/28!

    Michael Laiskonis Leaves Le Bernardin (Grub St.) Fun Uses for Candy Corn! (Jezebel) Eton’s Vanderbilt Location is Closed! (Grub St.) Zombie Cake Recipe! (Cakespy) Micro-Desserts are Getting Big! (NY Times) A Look at Zucker Bakery! (NYC Food Guy) Get Ready for NYC’s Chocolate Show! (NYC Style & a Little Cannoli) Robicelli’s Sweets at Sons of [...]

    Friday 28th October 2011 - 11:52:35 AM | Comment

  • New York Taste – A World of Flavors Nov. 7th!

    One of the best tasting events of the year, New York Taste (presented by New York Magazine), will be held on Monday, November 7th 6-9PM and feature chefs including Marcus Samuelsson, Dan Barber, & Zak Pelaccio! This will be the event’s thirteenth year and the theme is global cuisine. I attended and had a blast [...]

    Tuesday 25th October 2011 - 11:55:19 AM | Comment

  • Sweet Links of the Week – 10/21!

    Events! Soup Festival 10/22 – Grub Street Food Fest 10/23! (Serious Eats) Win a Copy of CakeSpy’s New Book! (CakeSpy) Jane’s Sweet and Boozy Buns! (Fork in the Road) Signs of a Bad Macaron! (Serious Eats) Yay, Poffertjes in NY! (Fork in the Road) Sweets disguised as Breakfast! (Stasty via The Hairpin) All-you-can-eat Dessert at [...]

    Friday 21st October 2011 - 10:37:41 AM | Comment

  • Chocolate & Jazz Pairing with RICHART 10/25!

    Lovers of jazz and chocolate won’t want to miss this one! Tuesday October 25th 6-8pm, the swanky Bar on Fifth at Setai Fifth Avenue is presenting a collaboration between French chocolate maker Michel Richart of RICHART Chocolate and legendary jazz pianist Antonio Ciacca.

    Thursday 20th October 2011 - 7:22:28 PM | Comment

  • Lovely Godiva Parfaits!

    The kind folks at Godiva sent over some truffles for me to sample (which I’m still working through ^_^), and so far my faves are the parfaits!

    Wednesday 19th October 2011 - 1:57:04 AM | Comment (1)

  • City Sweet Tooth Comic – SWEET Party 2011

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

    Saturday 15th October 2011 - 2:10:52 PM | Comment

  • Sweet Links of the Week – 10/14!

    Chocolate Weekend NYC and Dessert Day Are Upon Us! (Dessert Buzz) Apple Picking in CT! (Blondie & Brownie) New bakery, Plenty, has opened on the UES! (NY Times) One More Week Left for Mad. Sq. Eats! (Midtown Lunch) Cowgirls Baking and Crepe Monster have Shuttered – Sad! (Fork in the Road) Sweet Potato Kit Kat! [...]

    Friday 14th October 2011 - 12:36:30 PM | Comment

  • Appearances this week -10/13, and 10/14-15!

    (photo by Gilberto Tadday) Come and see me this week! I’ll be speaking at Fairfield University in CT Thursday night and at New York Comicon speaking and signing my books Friday and Saturday!

    Thursday 13th October 2011 - 1:58:40 AM | Comment

  • Happy UK Chocolate Week 10/10-16!

    Apparently, we are smack dab in the middle of UK Chocolate Week! What are you doing to celebrate (come on, we can celebrate it in the US right ^_^)? How about reading some of my comics about chocolate. Also, remember when I went to the UK and took loads of pictures of fantastic desserts? Yes, [...]

    Wednesday 12th October 2011 - 12:58:55 PM | Comment

  • Junior’s Special for National Dessert Day Friday 10/14!

    Great news! Friday is National Dessert Day and Junior’s is celebrating by giving away free slices with eat-in meals! They also have a new cookbook out, more details below.

    Tuesday 11th October 2011 - 10:47:59 AM | Comment

  • NYCW&FF 2011 Grand Tasting – Sunday!

    (photos by Abby Denson and Rie Tange) Sunday’s Grand Tasting was chock full of more fantastic plates! One of my favorites was Talde’s Perilla Salad with Bacon Tamarind Caramel, Toasted peanut, Candies Chili, and Dried Shrimp, all on a Perilla Leaf. Lovely and delicious! Top Chef contestant Chef Dale Talde even kindly posed for us [...]

    Monday 10th October 2011 - 10:41:51 AM | Comment (1)

  • Sweet Links of the Week 10/7!

    Cakespy Book Giveaway! (Cakespy) Deep Coverage of the SWEET party! (Dessert Buzz) Michel Cluizel Has a New Kosher Line! (NYC, Style & a Little Cannoli) Red Velvet Cake Debate 10/14! (Blondie & Brownie) 8 Highlights from SWEET! (Serious Eats) Dalek Cupcakes! (Cupcakes Take the Cake) Whole Earth Bakery is in Trouble! (Eater) Tweet

    Friday 7th October 2011 - 10:56:05 AM | Comment

  • NYCW&FF 2011 Grand Tasting – Saturday!

    Saturday’s Grand Tasting at the New York City Wine & Food Festival had plenty going on. This was the first year the New York event had celebrity demos on site at the tasting, so there was plenty to see as well as eat and drink!

    Thursday 6th October 2011 - 11:14:20 AM | Comment

  • NYCW&FF 2011 – Meatpacking Uncorked!

    This year’s Meatpacking Uncorked event had a cool new innovation, a passport that included a map listing all of the food and wine stations, along with what snacks were being offered at each stop! There were many different great food trucks and restaurants participating, including Asiadog, The Treats Truck, Sweet Street, Luke’s Lobster, and more. [...]

    Tuesday 4th October 2011 - 12:55:15 AM | Comment

  • SWEET 2011 – A Parade of Amazing Desserts!

    (photos by Rie Tange and Abby Denson) The year’s biggest dessert party, SWEET (presented by Godiva Chocolatier and sponsored by Absolut Vodka and Brancott Estate), was in full swing Friday night and it certainly did not disappoint! I appreciated the new venue (82 Mercer) as it was a lot easier to get to than the [...]

    Saturday 1st October 2011 - 8:05:00 PM | Comments (2)

  • Chelsea Market After Dark 2011!

    Once again, Chelsea Market After Dark proves to be one of the most fun events of New York City Wine & Food Festival!

    Saturday 1st October 2011 - 9:57:51 AM | Comment (1)