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(image from Li-Lac Chocolates) Iconic West Village chocolate shop, Li-Lac Chocolates, is holding “A Chocolate Celebration – The History of Li-Lac Chocolates”, a day-long celebration for the public on Saturday December 3rd at their shop on 8th Avenue and Jane St.! Guest of honor (appearing from 2-6pm) will be Martha Bond, the former owner who has [...]
Paris Baguette – 6 West 32nd Street NYC (212) 244-0404 Buy an 11×14 signed high quality giclee print of this comic for $29 (plus $6.50 shipping)! Tweet
I’m off to vacation in Japan and will be back after Thanksgiving (I expect to have loads of great sweets photos for you when I return). In the meantime you can enjoy my past Japan coverage here!
I got a gracious offer from Ciao Bella to check out some of their seasonal sorbets and it was very nice indeed! I just love looking at gelato and sorbet displays don’t you? The colors alone make me so happy, but when I think of the flavors, that makes me especially excited!
I haven’t been able to attend the Chocolate Show the past two years, so I was excited to check it out again! There was plenty to see and taste. As usual, the fashion show entries wowed, the theme this year was Broadway! Standout tastes included Roni-Sue’s, I got a sneak preview of their savory collection [...]
This week I had the pleasure of meeting talented dessert artist Jessie Oleson (aka Cakespy) in person when she had a signing at baked (one of my fave Brooklyn bakeries, comic here)!
A Look at The Chocolate Show! (Paris Breakfasts) Dough’s Doughnuts hit Midtown! (Midtown Lunch) Mini Cupcakes at Chikalicious! (Cupcakes Take the Cake) Dorie Greenspan’s CookieBar Pops Up This Weekend! (Fork in the Road) More on Dominique Ansel Bakery! (Serious Eats) Li-lac Chocolates Gets a New Owner! (Eater) Momofuku Milk Bar’s Christina Tosi on Conan! (Eater) [...]
The Chocolate Show starts Thursday! I haven’t been able to attend since 2008 (schedule conflicts), but I’ll be there this year! So please enjoy this comic in the meantime and prep for the event with these posts by DessertBuzz and NYC, Style and a Little Cannoli! The Chocolate Show Thursday, November 10 – Saturday, November [...]
I had the pleasure of attending New York Taste this week, and there were a fantastic selection of dishes to sample! This year the tables were arranged by the theme of “Around the World” and I think it worked very well for the event. Standout desserts included Payard’s macarons and Le Caprice’s Sticky Toffee Pudding, [...]
Bloggers without Borders is presenting a charity cookie swap on December 4th 1pm at Hill Country Barbecue to raise money for Cookies for Kids With Cancer! Here are the details: it’s a $40 ticket which gets you a delicious barbecue buffet lunch, a box of homemade cookies and a donation to Cookies for Kids Cancer [...]
More Food Events Next Week! (Serious Eats) Leftover Halloween Candy Tips! (Cakespy) Coolhaus Has Hot Chocolate Now! (Midtown Lunch) Sweet Revenge Has Weekday Breakfast Now! (NYC Food Guy) Payard in BPC Now Open! (Grub St.) Dominique Ansel Bakery Looks Great! (Serious Eats) Tweet
Good luck to Michael Laiskonis who is leaving Le Bernardin (news broke last week) for new opportunities! I’ll always fondly remember taking the Brown Butter class you ran at NYCE 2010. Let’s all reminisce with this comic, shall we? Tweet
The awesome food events are really stacking up for the week of 11/7-11/12! Here’s a breakdown: Monday 11/7 6-9pm – New York Taste at Skylight ( 275 Hudson St. NYC )! Wed. 11/9 6-8pm – Tasting the Drops of God (manga themed wine tasting) at Bottlerocket Wine & Spirit 5 West 19th Street, NYC. This [...]
I recently was invited by The Soft Serve Fruit Co. to check out their new Union Square location (25 East 17th Street at Broadway) and their signature soft serve fruit offerings. It may not be summer any longer, but these sweets are tasty anytime. Here they topped their seasonal Pumpkin flavor with cranberries, almonds, and [...]