Archives » December 2013

  • Farewell, 2013!

    Hope you all have a wonderful New Year! Looking back on 2013, I didn’t get to post as many dessert comics as I would have liked. But there is a very good reason for that! Every day, I was working on a new project that will be announced very soon! So hold on tight, you’ll […]

    Tuesday 31st December 2013 - 3:15:15 PM | Comment

  • Sweet Links of the Week December 27th!

    Christmas at NY Palace! (NYC, Style, and a Little Cannoli) Chocolate Tasting at Royce! (Oh, How Civilized) Laduree Soho to Open Next Month! (Eater) Miss NiNi’s Cheesecake! (Just Desserts NYC) D’Aiuto Bakery Building to Become Hotel! (Grub St.) Tweet

    Friday 27th December 2013 - 11:34:23 AM | Comment

  • Perugina Baci Event at Eataly!

    On Saturday, I got to attend a really cool event at Eataly! It was a tasting and workshop where attendees got to make the famed hazelnut and dark chocolate Baci candies and receive instructions on other recipes from Francine Segan’s book Dolci-Italy’s Sweets. Francine was there, and gave a lively talk which covered the origins […]

    Tuesday 24th December 2013 - 12:13:06 PM | Comment

  • Sweet Read – A Taste of Molecules!

    Recently, I got to attend an event at Flanders House (I encourage you to check out their site and sign up for their newsletter). The event was for the new book, A Taste of Molecules by Diane Fresquez. It’s a fascinating read, about the science of taste and taste in relation to memory, written in […]

    Monday 23rd December 2013 - 1:38:53 PM | Comment

  • Sweet Links of the Week – December 20th!

    Gift Guide for NYCers Who Love Sweets! (Serious Eats) Union Square Holiday Market! (Fork in the Road) Dessert Buffet Tips! (Personal Chef Approach) Sweets at Bryant Park’s Winter Village! (NYC, Style, & a Little Cannoli) Fancy Gingerbread Houses! (The Hairpin) Pumpkin Dough’Ssant at Chickalicious! (Serious Eats) Tweet

    Friday 20th December 2013 - 2:45:22 PM | Comment

  • Hot Chocolate Night at La Maison du Chocolat – Dec. 23rd!

    Here’s a sweet tip! On December 23rd from 8pm until Midnight, La Maison Du Chocolate will have its first “Hot Chocolate Night” at their boutique at 30 Rockefeller Plaza. The store will be open to the public past its usual hours and offering samples of their luxurious hot chocolate and macarons! It’s a great chance […]

    Thursday 19th December 2013 - 2:58:40 PM | Comment

  • Hot Chocolate Tasting at Grom!

    Last week, I had the pleasure of attending a hot chocolate tasting at Grom. One of the highest quality and most popular gelato chains in The City, they are offering three hot chocolate options, and they’re all wonderful! Grom’s hot chocolate is more of the thick, drinking chocolate style, perfect to warm you up in […]

    Thursday 19th December 2013 - 2:33:00 AM | Comment

  • Gingerbread House Contest – Courtesy of USPS!

    UPDATE- We have a winner. Thanks to all of the participants! Getting into the holiday spirit, the U.S. Postal Service is selling limited edition gingerbread house stamps, and to celebrate, they sent me a Wilton’s Gingerbread House Kit to use in a giveaway. Hurray! The contest is open to all people in the NYC area, […]

    Monday 16th December 2013 - 1:28:17 PM | Comment

  • Sweet Links of the Week – December 13th!

    New Tribeca Baked Location Coming in 2014! (Grub St.) Best NYC Dessert Picks! (Oh How Civilized) A Visit to the new Robicelli’s Shop! (Serious Eats) Serious Eats Mag. has a New Holiday Sweets Issue (via itunes)! Justine D’s Holiday Baking Playlist! (In the Kitchen at Parties) NYC’s 10 Best Hot Chocolates! (Fork in the Road) […]

    Friday 13th December 2013 - 1:18:09 PM | Comment

  • Sweet Tip – Perugina Baci Events 12/10 and 12/21

    image from Perugina This just in – there are some fun Perugina Baci Events coming up 12/10 and 12/21! Full press release with details below.

    Monday 9th December 2013 - 11:30:20 AM | Comment

  • I’ll be on the Schlock Treatment Podcast this Saturday!

    In addition to comics and desserts, you may know (via my Twitter feed) that I love cheesy and campy movies. I listen to various podcasts as I draw, and one of my recent faves is Schlock Treatment! It features four hilarious guys who watch schlocky movies and joke around about them. It’s been a staple […]

    Friday 6th December 2013 - 3:05:23 PM | Comment

  • Sweet Links of the Week – December 5th!

    Cinnamon Buns at Breads Bakery! (Serious Eats) Great Places for Chocolate Tourism! (Just Desserts NYC) Keith Haring Gingerbread Art! (Personal Chef Approach) Get Photos Printed on Food! (First We Feast) Eataly Chicago Has a Nutella Bar! (Jezebel) World’s Largest Gingerbread Village! (First We Feast) Tweet

    Friday 6th December 2013 - 3:02:41 PM | Comment