Archives » February 2013

  • Boozy Blondies and Brownies from Brunchies!

    That’s a delicious tongue-twister, right? This week I got the chance to sample cocktail brownies and blondies from Brunchies, a new bakery in NYC! I love brownies and blondies any day, but what made these unique was the flavors. With options like Raspberry Kiss, Mudslide, Rum Away With Me, White Whiskey, Rum Raisin, and Mama […]

    Thursday 28th February 2013 - 7:09:07 PM | Comment

  • Japan’s Plastic Food at Kappabashi-dori!

    I’ve featured them a few times here, but I can’t get enough of the plastic food replicas (called sampuru) so common in Japan! When we were there in November, I made my first visit to Kappabashi-dori, Tokyo’s restaurant supply street. It’s also where several of the sampuru shops are. So cool! Here are some pictures […]

    Monday 25th February 2013 - 1:42:41 PM | Comment

  • Hot Chocolate Festival Is Happening!

    Here’s my comic about City Bakery, remember – their Hot Chocolate Festival  is on through the end of February! City Bakery 3 West 18th Street New York, NY 10011-4610 (212) 366-1414 Tweet

    Saturday 23rd February 2013 - 12:44:47 AM | Comment

  • Sweet Links of the Week!

    Dessert Trolley at The Modern! (Serious Eats) Rugelach at Breads Bakery! (Fork in the Road) Food in the Anime Spirited Away! (Tofugu) Pastries at BGIC! (Serious Eats) Tweet

    Friday 22nd February 2013 - 3:41:34 PM | Comment

  • Sweet Links of the Week February 15th!

    Dominique Ansel’s Pink Pastries for Valentine’s! (Kathy YL Chan)  Ovenly Partners to write Book! (Grub St) 3 Great Caneles! (Oh How Civilized) Belgium’s Chocolate Stamps! (Jezebel) Top V-Day chocolates (Serious Eats) Tweet

    Friday 15th February 2013 - 10:32:49 AM | Comment

  • Chocolate Shopping for Your Valentine Near 30 Rock!

    Valentine’s Day is almost here and what better excuse to do a little touring of the best New York chocolate shops? I recently did an extensive tour of the Rockefeller Center area and the chocolate options there are fantastic!

    Monday 11th February 2013 - 2:06:33 PM | Comment (1)

  • Food Acts: a Treat at the Theater!

    Last week I was invited to a performance of Food Acts, which is running Feb. 6-24th at the Lion Theater on Theater Row (410 West 42nd Street between 9th & 10th Aves.). The play, conceived and directed by Barbara Bosch, is a collection of spoken word performances adapted from various sources, all centered around food.

    Sunday 10th February 2013 - 2:59:51 AM | Comment

  • Sweet Links of the Week February 8th!

    14 Days of Valentines! (Just Desserts) Hot Chocolate Festival at City Bakery! (Sweet Freak) Giant Strawberry Parfait! (Rocket News 24) Chocolate Week is 4-13! (Chocolate Week) Jacques Torres Expanding to Sunset Park! (Eater) Valentine Prix Fixe at Kyotofu! (Kyotofu) Purim Sweets Shopping! (Oh! Nuts) Tweet

    Friday 8th February 2013 - 10:19:17 AM | Comment

  • ROYCE’ Chocolate has come to NYC – Free Tastings!

    image from ROYCE’ Here’s a sweet tip! Japan’s ROYCE’ Chocolates is opened a flagship shop in in NYC (at 509 madison avenue by 53rd st.) and is celebrating this week  (Feb 8th, 11th, and 14th) with some free tastings. Details at this link and below!

    Wednesday 6th February 2013 - 2:17:20 PM | Comment