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  • Coffee and Tea Festival 2012!

    I popped in to this year’s Coffee and Tea Festival on Sunday. The sold out event was teeming with coffee and tea fans, all poised to sample some delicious brews!

    Tuesday 28th February 2012 - 12:01:41 PM | Comments (2)

  • Sweet Links of the Week February 24th!

    New Mast Brothers Chocolate Factory Opening this Weekend! (Eater) Blossom Opening New Vegan Bakery! (NYT) Clinton St. Baking Co’s Pancake Month! (Sweet Freak) More Restaurants Added for Choice Eats! (Fork in the Road) Junior’s Cheesecake to Move Operations to NJ! (Grub St.) Chambre de Sucre’s Tea Party! (Kathy YL Chan) Tweet

    Friday 24th February 2012 - 1:44:50 PM | Comment

  • The Sweet Life with Chambre de Sucre!

    Last week I was lucky enough to attend a fabulous tea party hosted by artisanal sugar company Chambre de Sucre! They make all sorts of gorgeous types of sugar and this party had wonderful sugar creations for us to marvel at as well as sweets, snacks and lovely tea and Prosecco. Here are some shots [...]

    Friday 24th February 2012 - 10:03:00 AM | Comments (2)

  • Reminder: Coffee and Tea Festival is This Weekend!

    Thursday 23rd February 2012 - 10:34:56 AM | Comment

  • Some Dreamy Art for Pancake Month!

    February is Pancake Month! So please enjoy this fun illustration I made last year. Sweet pancakes of the world unite! Tweet

    Wednesday 22nd February 2012 - 10:32:20 AM | Comment

  • Choco Story – Bruges’ Chocolate Museum!

    While in Belgium, we got to make a quick day trip to Bruges. A gorgeous city! While there, we visited their chocolate museum, Choco Story!

    Tuesday 21st February 2012 - 9:56:33 AM | Comment

  • Sweet Links of the Week February 17th!

    Various NYC Macarons Are Tasted! (DessertBuzz) Pancake Month is Upon Us! (Blondie & Brownie)  Michael Laiskonis to be Creative Director at the ICE! (Eater) Jane’s Sweet Buns Introduces Cupcakes! (Grub St.) Paris My Sweet by Amy Thomas is Out! (Paris Breakfasts) Cartoon Macaron Recipe! (Drawn Butter) Tweet

    Friday 17th February 2012 - 2:30:56 PM | Comment

  • Brussels is a Candyland!

    I’m back from my France and Belgium trip and I have a lot to report about my first time in Belgium! While it was a short (two-day) stay we tried to see as much as possible (impeded a bit by a badly timed train strike T_T). No matter! We were staying around Grand Place in [...]

    Tuesday 14th February 2012 - 9:54:42 AM | Comment (1)

  • Valentines Tips!

    Whoah, Valentines is almost here! I always feel like it sneaks up on me. Dessert Buzz has a great list of ideas here that you should check out (great job Niko!). Personally, I’d love to go to Kyotofu for their Valentine’s dessert prix fixe (please enjoy the Kyotofu comic I re-posted above). Also, Brooklyn’s Chocolate [...]

    Monday 13th February 2012 - 10:55:16 AM | Comment

  • Stick & Pop Opening!

    Here are some pics I took when I stopped by the opening party for Stick & Pop, a new shop in Chelsea (233 West 19th St. b/w 7th and 8th Ave.)  specializing in cake pops.

    Saturday 11th February 2012 - 9:02:20 PM | Comment (1)

  • Sweet Links of the Week – February 10th!

    101 New and Crazy Desserts! (Grub St.) Lots of Cheese and Chocolate Events going on in NY this Weekend! (Serious Eats) Chocolate Gift Ideas for the Ladies! (Fork in the Road) Testing out the Momo Milk Bar Mixes! (Serious Eats) Sweet Melissa’s Cobble Hill Shop Closes! (NYT) More Choice Eats Restaurants Have Been Announced! (Fork [...]

    Friday 10th February 2012 - 10:49:37 AM | Comment

  • New Comic – Adventures in Fromage 2012!

    I was thrilled to attend the Angouleme comics festival again last week, and this year was joined by my cartoonist friend from Japan Yuuko Koyama! Needless to say we had some cheese adventures. Here is a comic about our stomachs excitedly talking about it as we sleep. Tweet

    Wednesday 8th February 2012 - 9:55:30 AM | Comment

  • Return to France!

    Last month I got to participate again in France’s Angoulême comics festival. I’ve exhibited the past two years as well and it’s always a blast! This year I was extra excited since my friend Yuuko Koyama came in from Japan to exhibit with us and then we took off for a short trip to Belgium [...]

    Monday 6th February 2012 - 10:47:08 AM | Comment

  • Sweet Links of the Week – Feb. 3rd!

    Justine D. Featured in Martha Mag! (In the Kitchen at Parties) Luxirare Visits Laduree! (Luxirare) Valentine’s Tips from DessertBuzz! (DessertBuzz) Top 10 Cupcakes in NY! (Fork in the Road) Georgetown Cupcakes to Open in Soho! (NYT) One Girl Cookies Opened in Dumbo! (I You Me) A Chart of NYC’s Hot Chocolate Densities! (DessertBuzz) Dorie Greenspan [...]

    Friday 3rd February 2012 - 12:29:19 PM | Comment

  • Hot Chocolate Festival is Happening Now!

    Just a reminder that City Bakery’s Hot Chocolate Festival is going on through February with exciting flavors changing daily including Banana Peel, Earl Grey, Ginger, and many more. Check out the line-up here! (And I have plenty to tell you about my France and Belgium trip once I’m over the jetlag). Tweet  

    Friday 3rd February 2012 - 1:45:21 AM | Comment