Archives » January 2016

  • City Bakery’s 2016 Hot Chocolate Festival!

    City Bakery’s annual February Hot Chocolate Festival is always a highlight of winter in NYC! Here’s this year’s flavor calendar. Enjoy! City Bakery 3 West 18th Street, NYC Tweet

    Sunday 31st January 2016 - 1:20:34 PM | Comment

  • Afternoon Tea at Mandarin Oriental!

    This month, I visited the Mandarin Oriental for afternoon tea with Lisa of Chambre de Sucre. The view was spectacular! I chose the Lychee Green tea which had a beautifully floral aroma. My favorite of the tiered pastries was the Passionfruit Meringue Tart. It’s a luxurious escape for those times when you need a break from the hustle of NYC! […]

    Sunday 31st January 2016 - 10:43:32 AM | Comment

  • Dublin’s Delicious Highlights!

    (berry crumble at Queen of Tarts) After Edinburgh, Heather and I spent a few days in Dublin. I’d always wanted to visit Ireland, and it was a lot of fun! Dublin is lively and very easy to explore via walking (we stayed in the Temple Bar area), and we were blessed with mostly dry weather. As you’ll see, I […]

    Sunday 24th January 2016 - 6:48:47 PM | Comment

  • Mochi Ice Cream from Mochidoki!

    image from Mochidoki Recently, I got samples of Mochidoki’s mochi ice cream. Mochi ice cream has always been a favorite of mine, usually I get it at Japanese restaurants or grocery stores in NY. It’s a small dumpling of ice cream wrapped in mochi (a dough made of pounded rice). What makes Mochidoki different is the flavor collections, […]

    Monday 11th January 2016 - 11:17:03 AM | Comment