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  • Amedei Chocolate Has Arrived in NYC!

    Last week, I got to attend an opening celebration for Amedei Chocolate, a luxury chocolate brand from Tuscany. It’s so exciting to have Amedei here, they have won many awards for their chocolates, and founder Cecilia Tessieri is heralded as “the only female maitre chocolatier in the world”! At the event, we sampled several of […]

    Tuesday 21st January 2014 - 12:08:03 PM | 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

  • 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

  • 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)

  • 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

  • A Visit to La Maison du Chocolat!

    Another stop I made recently while researching midtown chocolate shops was La Maison du Chocolat at 30 Rockefeller Plaza! La Maison du Chocolat is well known for having some of the finest chocolates in the City (imported from France).

    Monday 23rd July 2012 - 1:21:26 PM | Comment

  • Neuhaus Flagship Art!

    I’ve been working on a project (to be announced) that requires research on chocolate shops. Fun times (as you can imagine I’m sure)! One of the places I got to visit was the Neuhaus flagship (500 Madison Ave.) that opened this year. What a fabulous shop!

    Monday 9th July 2012 - 10:50:53 AM | Comment

  • Happy Pride with Wedding Boxes at Teuscher!

    Seeing as it is Pride month and also the anniversary of New York’s legalization of same-sex marriage (woo-hoo!) I thought it would be appropriate to post a pic of these adorable wedding-themed boxes from Teuscher chocolates (620 5th Avenue – near Rockefeller Center). You can buy them here. Happy Pride! Tweet

    Tuesday 19th June 2012 - 1:42:19 AM | Comment

  • Celebrating 100 Years of Callebaut Chocolate at Flanders House!

    Last week I was very lucky to be invited by the folks at Callebaut to a cocktail party celebrating their 100th Anniversary!

    Monday 23rd January 2012 - 9:57:15 AM | Comment (1)

  • Sweet, Sweet Wine Tasting: Precept, Part 1!

    This month  Precept kindly provided me samples of their sweet wines to try out! They carry several lines that are of interest to sweets fans. There is Chocolate Shop, Confectioners, Chocolate Cellar, and they have sweet Reislings as well, in their non-sweet specific brands. I set up a tasting with some friends, some who have sweet […]

    Thursday 5th January 2012 - 12:45:15 PM | Comment

  • Salted Caramel Ganache-Filled Chocolate Buddha

    Say hello to the pink Himalayan salted caramel ganache-filled chocolate Buddha by Chocolate for the Spirit. This jolly fellow was in the press gift bag I received at the Chocolate Show. I finally got around to eating it, and in addition to being a gorgeous piece of chocolate ( I love his golden shimmer), it […]

    Tuesday 27th December 2011 - 10:53:26 AM | Comment

  • Li-Lac Chocolates Celebration on Saturday December 3rd!

    (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 […]

    Wednesday 30th November 2011 - 1:27:33 AM | Comment

  • Chocolate Show NYC 2011!

    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 […]

    Monday 14th November 2011 - 9:47:41 AM | Comment

  • Chocolate & Jazz Pairing with RICHART 10/25!

    Lovers of jazz and chocolate won’t want to miss this one! Tuesday October 25th 6-8pm, the swanky Bar on Fifth at Setai Fifth Avenue is presenting a collaboration between French chocolate maker Michel Richart of RICHART Chocolate and legendary jazz pianist Antonio Ciacca.

    Thursday 20th October 2011 - 7:22:28 PM | Comment

  • Lovely Godiva Parfaits!

    The kind folks at Godiva sent over some truffles for me to sample (which I’m still working through ^_^), and so far my faves are the parfaits!

    Wednesday 19th October 2011 - 1:57:04 AM | Comment (1)

  • Happy UK Chocolate Week 10/10-16!

    Apparently, we are smack dab in the middle of UK Chocolate Week! What are you doing to celebrate (come on, we can celebrate it in the US right ^_^)? How about reading some of my comics about chocolate. Also, remember when I went to the UK and took loads of pictures of fantastic desserts? Yes, […]

    Wednesday 12th October 2011 - 12:58:55 PM | Comment

  • Fashion’s Night Out 2011!

    I went out on the town for Fashion’s Night Out again this year (with a focus on sweets of course) and had a quite a fun time! While I missed Miss Piggy’s appearance (she was fashionably late to the Ace Hotel) I did get to check out their party and view the cute Muppets themed […]

    Thursday 15th September 2011 - 12:24:30 PM | Comment (1)

  • The World of Chocolate Tasting!

    Saturday I got to attend Global Giving Circle’s World of Chocolate event! Unfortunately, I went after a dental appointment (I had some work done, so my mouth was still numbed for the event, argh!). Despite it all I was able to manage some tasting and to get a feel for the event. This one differed […]

    Sunday 13th February 2011 - 7:44:27 PM | Comment

  • 19th Annual Hot Chocolate Festival!

    Just a reminder that we are in the midst of City Bakery’s month-long Hot Chocolate Festival! Check their calendar with new hot chocolate flavors daily here! Full City Bakery Comic here!

    Sunday 6th February 2011 - 8:11:21 PM | Comment

  • Explore the World of Chocolate 2/12 + Discount!

    (Roni-Sue’s will be there!) I’ll be attending Global Cocoa Project’s pre-Valentine’s chocolate bash, Explore the World of Chocolate! And this time City Sweet Tooth readers will receive a discount on tickets! Just type in the the FIVEOFF code at checkout for $5 off of the $30 ticket! Click here for tickets! Saturday, February 12, from 1-4pm […]

    Sunday 6th February 2011 - 7:59:42 PM | Comment

  • Derry Church Artisan Chocolates

    This week I was pleased to sample Derry Church Artisan Chocolates. These are artisan truffles made by Hershey, PA based chef Eric Cayton. The box I received had pieces from the International Chocolates Collection, truffles that were named after various cities around the world, with the Rome incorporating cappuccino, Dublin – Bailey’s Creme, and so […]

    Monday 24th January 2011 - 1:17:52 AM | Comment

  • Top Chef Just Desserts and Godiva!

    Wednesday night I had the pleasure of attending a special viewing party celebrating Top Chef Just Desserts and Godiva! The episode featured a Godiva challenge where the chef’testants competed to make selections of 4 chocolates that reflected different moments in their lives. The winner would have their truffles produced and sold by Godiva nationwide!

    Friday 12th November 2010 - 12:03:52 AM | Comments (2)

  • Sweets and Wine of the UWS With City Food Tours!

    I was invited to check out City Food tours’ Chocolate, Desserts & Wine Tour of the Upper West Side and it was a really fun experience!

    Tuesday 10th August 2010 - 3:01:27 PM | Comment

  • Something Sweet in San Diego!

    Here’s a quick shot from Heavenly Cupcake where we got to make a quick stop before leaving San Diego Comic Con. Also Darlene of My Burning Kitchen gave me some yummy Jer’s candy bars (based in the San Diego area), which both feature peanut butter! I just love chocolate and peanut butter together. The pretzel […]

    Tuesday 3rd August 2010 - 1:15:22 AM | Comment

  • Frozen Truffles at Borne Confections!

    Borne Confections has got some new Oriol Balaguer frozen truffles in for the summer! Rich and refreshing! Borne Confections 485 Park Avenue(between 58th St & 59th St) Manhattan, NY 10022 (212) 755-5150 www.borneconfections.com

    Wednesday 30th June 2010 - 2:39:09 AM | Comment (1)

  • UnFancy Food Show 2010!

    This was the first chance to attend an UnFancy Food Show, and there were a LOT of yummy sweets to try. Here are some highlights! (above pic – Robicelli’s cupcakes)

    Tuesday 29th June 2010 - 1:02:21 AM | Comment (1)

  • Inside Limelight Marketplace!

      While researching for this comic  I checked out the recently opened Limelight Marketplace and there is a lot for NYC sweets fans to like! Above is a detail from one of the stained glass windows.

    Thursday 10th June 2010 - 2:29:28 AM | Comment

  • Review – Madelaine Duets!

    Monday 24th May 2010 - 4:45:52 PM | Comment

  • City Sweet Tooth Comic – Michel Cluizel!

    Chocolat Michel Cluizel 584 5th Ave (between 47th St & 46th St) New York, NY 10036 (646) 415-9126 www.chocolatmichelcluizel.com Buy an 11×14 signed high quality giclee print of this comic for $29 (plus $6.50 shipping)!

    Thursday 20th May 2010 - 1:32:17 PM | Comment (1)

  • Petrol Coffee at Les Mercredis au Chocolat!

     

    Monday 17th May 2010 - 4:29:38 PM | Comment

  • Mother’s Day Activities, Chocolate, Walks, Brunch!

    Thursday 6th May 2010 - 12:48:51 PM | Comment

  • Mother’s Day Treats!

    Mother’s Day is this weekend, so it’s time to think of treats and gifts for your special lady! As always, Eleni’s has a large selection of adorably decorated cookies!

    Tuesday 4th May 2010 - 2:19:12 AM | Comment

  • This week’s Les Mercredis au Chocolat!

    Saturday 1st May 2010 - 12:51:46 AM | Comment

  • The New Taste of Chocolate Event @ Michel Cluizel

    Last night I got to attend The New Taste of Chocolate book release party at Michel Cluizel Boutique, and what a treat it was! It was the first of the new Wednesday event series Les Mercredis au Chocolat. I definitely encourage sweets fans to keep an eye on my site for invites to these rsvp-only […]

    Thursday 29th April 2010 - 12:43:11 PM | Comment

  • Hester Street Fair Opens this Weekend!

    Just a reminder, the Lower East Side’s  Hester Street Fair opens April 24-25th and will have sweets from Roni-Sue, First Prize Pies, and Sarivole Organic Bakery!

    Friday 23rd April 2010 - 3:40:43 AM | Comment

  • City Sweet Tooth Comic – Borne Confections!

    Borne Confections 485 Park Avenue(between 58th St & 59th St) Manhattan, NY 10022 (212) 755-5150 www.borneconfections.com Buy an 11×14 signed high quality giclee print of this comic for $29 (plus $6.50 shipping)!

    Wednesday 21st April 2010 - 1:51:37 PM | Comment

  • Wednesday Chocolate Events! Michel Cluizel 4/28

    Migration of Senses, who put on the amazing Chocolate & I series this past February is kicking off a series of Wednesday chocolate events starting with a Michel Cluizel tasting on 4/28. Space is limited, so rsvp soon!

    Monday 19th April 2010 - 5:24:02 PM | Comment

  • Chocolate and Charity at L’Arte Del Gelato April 23-25!

    L’Arte Del Gelato in collaboration with Valrhona Chocolate will be serving up special chocolate gelatos (11 kinds!) at a special price ($2) and all proceeds will benefit sick children. What’s not to like?!

    Monday 12th April 2010 - 8:27:01 PM | Comment

  • Mini Moo Eggs from Sweet Bliss!

    Available at Sweet Bliss!

    Thursday 1st April 2010 - 6:37:06 PM | Comment

  • Easter Time at Sweet Bliss!

    I was very lucky to get to tour Sweet Bliss, Ilene Shane’s chocolate company. Above is a shot of her Chocolate Easter Eggs filled with caramel and marshmallow. Her vibrant chocolate designs first caught my attention at The Fancy Food Show, and I featured her adorable pumps and purses in this comic! Let’s take a […]

    Thursday 1st April 2010 - 1:26:57 AM | Comment

  • City Sweet Tooth Comic – L.A. Burdick!

    L.A. Burdick 5 E 20th St New York, NY 10010 (212) 796-0143 www.burdickchocolate.com Buy an 11×14 signed high quality giclee print of this comic for $29 (plus $6.50 shipping)!

    Wednesday 17th March 2010 - 12:28:59 PM | Comment (1)

  • Breaking – Vere Chocolate to close – blowout sale tomorrow!

    I’m very sad to report that Vere Chocolate (creator of outstanding vegan and diabetic friendly chocolate) is closing for good. BUT, they will be having a blowout sale tomorrow (2/25)! Here are the details: VERE 12 W. 27th St 2nd Fl. 20 Bars for $5.00 ..(10 bars per flavor cartons)…. 11-7pm…..cash only/ bring your own […]

    Wednesday 24th February 2010 - 4:43:32 PM | Comment

  • Truffles at Artisanal Premium Cheese Center!

    Here’s my take on the custom truffles featured at the Artisanal Premium Cheese Center’s “Decadent Chocolate and Sinful Cheese with Pastry Chef Colleen Riley” last weekend. I was excited to attend this tasting; which incorporated wine, cheese, and chocolate! Photos below:

    Friday 19th February 2010 - 3:56:48 AM | Comment (1)

  • Global Giving Circle Benefit 2010

    I got to attend this year’s Global Giving Circle Gala to launch the Global Cocoa Project, the event was to benefit the people of Haiti and cocoa farmers worldwide.

    Monday 15th February 2010 - 1:57:49 AM | Comment

  • Chocolate & I – 2/10! MarieBelle and Fine & Raw!

    The third night of Chocolate & I was another winner (despite the blizzard) and I got to try some more wonderful chocolate! I’ve been meaning to give MarieBelle a visit and after tonight’s “Some Like it Haute” event, a sampling of their truffles and hot chocolate, my resolve has strengthened!

    Thursday 11th February 2010 - 3:59:27 AM | Comment

  • Chocolate and Cheese Tastings This Week! 2/11 and 2/13!

    Reminder – Global Giving Circle party is tonight! Blame it on the upcoming V-day, but there are a load of amazing tasting events within the next week (and not just the Chocolate and I events)! Here are two that stand out!

    Thursday 11th February 2010 - 2:43:25 AM | Comment

  • City Sweet Tooth Comic – Angoulême!

    Still ruminating on my recent trip to France, and lots more to come! I was in Angoulême for the comics festival and then Paris for just one day! Here is my comic about the sweets of Angoulême! Buy an 11×14 signed high quality giclee print of this comic for $29 (plus $6.50 shipping)! Canelé on […]

    Wednesday 10th February 2010 - 6:45:29 PM | Comment

  • Chocolate & I – 2/9!

      (Bespoke Chocolates Pretzel-Covered Sea-Salted Caramels) I got to sit in at tonight’s Chocolate & I events and learned a lot!

    Wednesday 10th February 2010 - 3:40:45 AM | Comment

  • City Sweet Tooth Comic! Roni-Sue and Saxelby pairing!

    Click to enlarge! “Chemistry of Love” pairing presented by Roni-Sue’s Chocolates and Saxelby Cheesemongers.

    Tuesday 9th February 2010 - 3:23:47 AM | Comment

  • Chocolate & I – 2/8!

    Just got back from the first night of Chocolate & I! I liked the pieces at the multi-room art installation where the tastings were held and thoroughly enjoyed the chocolate and cheese pairing “Chemistry of Love” presented by Roni-Sue’s Chocolates and Saxelby Cheesemongers. I learned a lot! Comic to come! (Roni-Sue’s “Roni’s Roses-Red Rose Truffles […]

    Tuesday 9th February 2010 - 2:33:33 AM | Comment (1)

  • Chocolate & I, 2/8-2/14, Do Not Miss It!

    Next week, Chocolate & I New York will be running all week long (just in time to get you inspired for Valentine’s Day chocolate). There is an amazing set of chocolate events, many of them free, being held in Chelsea. The City Sweet Tooth will be there covering several events! Included on their schedule are […]

    Friday 5th February 2010 - 5:50:11 PM | Comment

  • City Sweet Tooth in France: Angoulême!

      I just got back from my first trip to France for the Angoulême Comic Festival and I made a stop in Paris on the way back! Here are some pictures I took at Angoulême!

    Wednesday 3rd February 2010 - 10:47:41 PM | Comment

  • City Bakery’s Hot Chocolate Festival has started!

    It runs all February. Check the flavor calendar here!

    Wednesday 3rd February 2010 - 7:12:57 PM | Comment

  • City Sweet Tooth Comic – Cocoa V!

    For those who are looking for a (slightly) less guilty indulgence as the year starts, you may want to check out Chelsea’s Cocoa V. A vegan chocolate boutique, their products are vegan, organic, and fair trade (also delicious). A nice way to start 2010!

    Wednesday 6th January 2010 - 12:32:09 AM | Comment

  • Fling Dark Chocolate

    I think Fling is only officially available in CA currently, but my source said she found them at a local discount shop in NYC, so keep an eye out.

    Thursday 17th December 2009 - 2:43:26 AM | Comment

  • Chanukah Candy at Oh! Nuts!

    Wednesday 2nd December 2009 - 2:01:37 AM | Comment

  • Norman Love Chocolates for the Holidays

    The folks at Norman Love were kind enough to send over a Holiday sampler and wow are these things gorgeous! I’ve admired and enjoyed Norman Love’s chocolates at food shows, but this was my first time seeing the full package and it is beautiful.

    Tuesday 20th October 2009 - 2:00:12 AM | Comment

  • Chile Pepper Fiesta ’09!

    This has been quite a weekend. Two book signings, the Chile Pepper Fiesta, and the Atlantic Antic. Somehow, I’ve managed to survive all of the fun I’ve been having ^_^ Anyway, here is a photo parade from Saturday’s Chile Pepper Fiesta at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

    Sunday 4th October 2009 - 11:38:17 PM | Comment

  • Dessert and Wine tasting Sept. 23rd w/ Roni-Sue!

      Swirl’s Dessert & Wine Tasting looks like a can’t miss event! Roni-Sue’s Chocolates, Sweet Muse, Gotham Cookies, Liddabits, WannaHavaCookie, and Gourmetibles will all be participating in the event held at AVEvenue (15 W. 28th St. btn Broadway & 5th Ave). Liz of Liddabit Sweets and Michelle of Gotham Cookies are Roni-Sue’s assistants, so you […]

    Tuesday 15th September 2009 - 1:57:16 AM | Comment

  • Divalicious Chocolate comic and news!

    Unfortunately before The L Magazine was able to post this comic I did, Divalicious Chocolate closed their cafe. BUT they are still in business renting chocolate fountains and setting up events as well as selling cool shirts and such on their site here. You should also check out owner Jackie Gordon’s blog here!

    Saturday 15th August 2009 - 8:04:21 PM | Comment

  • New City Sweet Tooth Comic at The L! Fancy Food Show!

      Yes! After The L Magazine’s web makeover, The City Sweet Tooth comic is back! Here I highlight two faves from the Fancy Food Show : Mari’s NYC and Sweet Bliss. Click here to read!

    Monday 20th July 2009 - 3:24:44 PM | Comment

  • Fancy Food Show 2009!

      This being my second Fancy Food Show, I learned from last year and started from the lower floor where there were more sweets and less chance of being distracted by all the (seemingly thousands of) different types of cheeses and olives on the third floor. Now that’s what I call a real cheese cake!

    Monday 29th June 2009 - 1:15:24 AM | Comment (1)

  • Father’s Day Sweets Specials!

    Father’s Day is coming up June 21st and I have some sweet recommendations for the occasion! Eleni’s has this fun “Best Dressed Dad” cookie set!

    Thursday 18th June 2009 - 12:59:57 AM | Comment

  • City Sweet Tooth in the UK!

    I recently made a trip to England and Scotland and took a few sweets pics for your enjoyment!

    Monday 25th May 2009 - 7:30:44 PM | Comment

  • Blogiversary Party Pics!

    Last night’s City Sweet Tooth first blogiversary party at Tekserve was so amazing! I’m still recovering, but I want to share photos from various friends and participants!

    Saturday 23rd May 2009 - 3:06:24 AM | Comment

  • City Sweet Tooth Blogiversary Party May 21 @ Tekserve!

    Monday 18th May 2009 - 5:11:19 AM | Comment

  • Latest City Sweet Tooth Comic! Oh! Nuts!

    Buy an 11×14 signed high quality giclee print of this comic for $29 (plus $6.50 shipping)! Oh! Nuts! at 4923 13th Ave. Bklyn (718.853.5158) and several other locations! Click to read it at The L Magazine!

    Sunday 12th April 2009 - 3:16:31 PM | Comment

  • Oh! Nuts – an inside look at a kosher candy store!

    For those who observe Passover, kosher for Passover candy can bring a lot of fond memories. Raspberry jelly rings, macaroons, fruit slices, that Barton’s chocolate you were encouraged to sell to your elders every year (just like girl scout cookies!).

    Monday 6th April 2009 - 12:30:48 AM | Comments (2)

  • Latest City Sweet Tooth comic up at The L now – Tafu!

    Buy an 11×14 signed high quality giclee print of this comic for $29 (plus $6.50 shipping)! UPDATE -Unfortunately Tafu has closed. Sorry! Check out my latest comic up at The L Magazine today. – Tafu! All things green tea!

    Wednesday 25th March 2009 - 11:34:26 PM | Comment

  • City Sweet Tooth and Easter at Jacques Torres!

    I was thrilled to discover a comic I did adorning the windows of Jacques Torres Chocolate (350 Hudson at King Street, NYC)! Look at those happy bunnies too!

    Monday 23rd March 2009 - 3:01:13 AM | Comment

  • Upcoming dessert events! Jacques Torres 3/16 and Luxee 3/18-19!

    Wednesday 11th March 2009 - 1:11:43 AM | Comment

  • Chocolate Extravaganza Comic!

    Check out the latest City Sweet Tooth comic! It’s about a Chocolate Extravaganza event! Click here to read it at The L Magazine!

    Thursday 5th March 2009 - 2:57:12 AM | Comment

  • Chocolate Tasting Extravaganza!

    Here are some pics from the extravaganza that Global Giving Circle put on this past Saturday. It was an amazing event with a huge turnout and I got to enjoy many different chocolate items, many old faves and some new flavors too! For instance these Balsamic truffles from Donna & Company:

    Wednesday 18th February 2009 - 8:46:27 PM | Comment

  • City Sweet Tooth comic – The Chocolate Room!

    Buy an 11×14 signed high quality giclee print of this comic for $29 (plus $6.50 shipping)! Click here to read the comic I did about The Chocolate Room at The L Magazine! This is a really romantic place to get a serious chocolate fix this V-day (or any other time of year)! http://www.thechocolateroombrooklyn.com/

    Saturday 14th February 2009 - 8:01:55 PM | Comment (1)

  • Valentine’s Day Gift Head Start!

    So V-day is coming up and I compiled a “head start” list for those who wish to ship gifts to their loved ones all over, so these are all available over the internet to be shipped to your sweeties!

    Friday 13th February 2009 - 4:12:06 AM | Comment

  • Sweet Tip! Dessert date ideas for V-day!

    Thursday 12th February 2009 - 5:43:33 AM | Comment

  • City Sweet Tooth Comic – Demel

    The latest City Sweet Tooth comic – about the NYC branch of the Viennese pastry shop Demel is up at The L magazine now! Buy an 11×14 signed high quality giclee print of this comic for $29 (plus $6.50 shipping)!

    Wednesday 28th January 2009 - 5:07:02 PM | Comment

  • Cat Tongues!

    Check out this box of Katzenzungen Zartbitter (dark chocolate “cat tongues”). European candy is awesome!

    Sunday 25th January 2009 - 10:51:10 PM | Comment

  • City Sweet Tooth Comic – Jacques Torres!

    My latest dessert comic – about Jacques Torres is up at The L magazine! Mmmm, Wicked hot chocolate! Buy an 11×14 high quality giclee print of this comic for $29 (plus $6.50 shipping)!

    Wednesday 21st January 2009 - 3:27:20 AM | Comment

  • Art Party at Pure Dark

    Update: Pure Dark now has HOT CHOCOLATE!!! I also updated this post with some more photos I just got. It’s also a good place to holiday shop for your fave dark chocolate fiends. Enjoy! Pure Dark is a new dark chocolate specialty store in the West Village (350 Bleecker St. by 10th St.) and I […]

    Tuesday 2nd December 2008 - 3:04:19 AM | Comment

  • A Sweet Take on Tastings NYC

    In addition to the Chocolate Show I attended Tastings NYC which was held in conjunction and in the same venue. An $80 Tastings NYC ticket would also get you in to the Chocolate Show. Here are a few of the sweeter offerings they had on display. Ruby Et Violette’s drinking chocolate. So good….

    Sunday 16th November 2008 - 3:37:02 PM | Comment

  • Chocolate Show Comic!

    Buy an 11×14 signed high quality giclee print of this comic for $29 (plus $6.50 shipping)! Featured: Roni-Sue’s Chocolates, Chuao Chocolatier, and Virginie Duroc-Danner. Check them out! Update! Essex Market at 120 Essex St. (Home of Roni-Sue’s) is now open Sundays 11am to 4pm! Go there, it’s awesome! To read this comic at The L […]

    Saturday 15th November 2008 - 3:55:42 PM | Comment

  • Chocolate Show ’08 photos!

    I just finished my comic about the Chocolate Show which you’ll see soon, but in the meantime here are some pics to tide you over!

    Tuesday 11th November 2008 - 4:43:49 AM | Comment

  • Chocolate Superheroes at the Chocolate Show!

    I had a blast at the preview night and fashion show which opened this year’s Chocolate Show. To my delight, the theme was superheroes and I managed to get some shots of the yummy fashions!

    Friday 7th November 2008 - 4:04:32 AM | Comments closed

  • Political Sweets!

    Remember to vote today! And eat some political sweets!Black and White cookies from Zaro’s featuring the candidates! (photo from Grub Street)

    Tuesday 4th November 2008 - 6:15:41 AM | Comment

  • Sweet Tip – Halloween Week fun!

    Thursday 30th October 2008 - 3:28:49 AM | Comment

  • Luxee Fall Party report

    So I had an amazing time at the Luxee party!

    Thursday 30th October 2008 - 3:05:24 AM | Comment

  • City Sweet Tooth – SWEET Comic!

    Click here to see my comic at The L Magazine, it recaps my faves from the NYC Wine and Food Festival’s SWEET party! Buy an 11×14 signed high quality giclee print of this comic for $29 (plus $6.50 shipping)!

    Wednesday 22nd October 2008 - 1:58:36 PM | Comments (2)

  • SWEET! The dessert event of the year!

    I’ve been waiting a long time for this event and it did not disappoint! It took place in a huge event hall way on the west side with several softly lit champagne lounges and one long dark hall flanked with the best pastry chefs NYC has to offer turning out their signature sweets. In other […]

    Sunday 12th October 2008 - 3:48:17 PM | Comment

  • Grand Tasting! NYC Wine and Food Fest

    The grand tasting was fun, but had a lot less in the sweets arena than I was expecting, perhaps because of the Sweet event, they focused mostly on savories. But there was still a lot of good food (and beverages) to be had and I found some sweet spots. Here is the insane Target Choxie […]

    Sunday 12th October 2008 - 4:49:25 AM | Comment

  • Meatpacking Uncorked – NYC Wine and Food Fest -updated!

    Saturday 11th October 2008 - 7:04:27 AM | Comment

  • Chocolate Show!!!

    The Chocolate Show is coming to NYC this week and I am very excited! I went last year and had a total blast. I recommend it to all NYC chocolate lovers. Some tips : -Pre-buy tickets or try to go Friday night or early on the other days because lines can be long. -Bring a […]

    Monday 6th October 2008 - 12:56:58 AM | Comment

  • City Sweet Tooth, Chocolate Bar!

    UPDATE – CHOCOLATE BAR HAS MOVED! It is now at 119 8th Ave. by Jane St. in the West Village. Yay! Buy an 11×14 signed high quality giclee print of this comic for $29 (plus $6.50 shipping)!

    Wednesday 10th September 2008 - 2:58:16 PM | Comment

  • Fancy Food Show comic!

    This was in The L Magazine’s “Sex Issue”. Free on every street corner in NYC! I cover Chocolat Moderne, Wine Cellar Sorbets, and Vere Chocolate. Click here to read it at The L now!

    Wednesday 16th July 2008 - 7:18:54 PM | Comment