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Hope everybody had a great 2012! It was a landmark year for me – I got married! Also, it was my year of most travel yet, with a January trip to France for the Angoulême comics festival followed up with a side-trip to Belgium with my cartoonist friend Yuuko Koyama, who came all the way [...]
Christmas in Japan – Strawberry Shortcake! (Tofugu) Nutella Crepes at Buvette! (Serious Eats) Orwasher’s Doughnuts! (Strong Buzz) Four & Twenty Blackbirds Now does Web Sales! (Grub St) A Farewell to Drake’s Cakes! (Blondie & Brownie) All the Sweets at Payard! (Kathy YL Chan) Tea at Cafe Kristall! (Oh, How Civilized) Tweet
New Year’s Eve is almost upon us and I have a fun recipe for you party planners! It’s festive, yummy, and can be served in champagne flutes (as illustrated above)! Syllabub is a traditional English dessert (16th Century!) that is light, fruity, and incorporates white wine. Note: it needs to settle overnight so it must [...]
Eggnog Flavored Treats! (Grub St.) Choice Eats Will be on March 19th! (Fork in the Road) Scenes from the Cookie Takedown! (Serious Eats) Spot Dessert Bar! (Oh, How Civilized) Sci-fi Gingerbread! (Fork in the Road) ChikaLicious’ Oreo-Stuffed Brownies! (Serious Eats) Tweet
A new doughnut place is on the scene! Doughnuttery (425 West 15th Street, NYC) in Chelsea Market. Doughnuttery stands out by offering small, freshly fried doughnuts (you can watch them swim in the fryer) that you can flavor as you like with their various sugar toppings and dips.
As I mentioned here before, I got married in October and we recently got back from our honeymoon! The experience of planning a wedding (however modest) can be overwhelming, so I thought I’d share some tips and observations here for readers who may be planning their own wedding.
Free Cupcakes in NYC Today (12/14) (NY Street Food) Almondine benefit this weekend in DUMBO! (DessertBuzz) Best of Paris-Brests! (Sweet Freak) NYC’s Maison Kayser! (I You Me) Loads of Kouign Amann! (Paris Breakfasts) BGIC’s Apple Sunday! (Blondie & Brownie) NYC’s Hot Cocoa Guide! (DessertBuzz) All the Sweets at Ovenly! (Kathy YL Chan) Treats at Columbus [...]
Here is their Facebook page! Cafe de Copain Tweet
Whimsy and Spice Cookies! (Brooklyn Mag) This Year’s Gingerbread Extravaganza! (Fork in the Road) NYC Food Gift Ideas to Ship! (Serious Eats) Dessert & Cocktail Bar Butter and Scotch to Open! (Grub St) 25% Off on Kyotofu’s Holiday Assortments! (Kyotofu) A Look at Doughnuttery! (DessertBuzz) Oh! Nuts! Has Hanukkah and Christmas Sweets Discounts too! Best [...]
We got back from our Japan honeymoon a week ago and there is plenty for me to report on! One thing you may have heard of is that in Japan there are a lot of unusual limited edition KitKat flavors. Often they are regionally themed. A particular flavor that we found variation on is green [...]