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  • Cheryl’s Buttercream Birthday Bonanza at ICE!

    This week I got to attend Cheryl’s Buttercream Birthday Bonanza, a cake decorating contest held at the ICE. At the event, ICE students competed using Cheryl’s Buttercream frosting to make gorgeous cakes and cupcakes in the theme of Birthdays!

    Thursday 13th September 2012 - 7:15:17 PM | Comment

  • City Sweet Tooth Comic – Molly’s Cupcakes!

    Molly’s Cupcakes – 228 Bleecker Street  New York, NY 10014 (212) 414-2253 Tweet

    Wednesday 18th April 2012 - 10:07:04 AM | Comment

  • Big News! Robicelli’s Gets a Book Deal! And…

    Grub Street reports that City Sweet Tooth fave Robicelli’s will have a cookbook come out in Fall 2013 from Penguin imprint Viking Studio! Allison Robicelli and her husband Matt will write it and it will include recipes, essays, and comics by yours truly! My biggest congrats go out to the Robicellis, I am thrilled to […]

    Wednesday 21st March 2012 - 8:20:48 PM | Comment

  • A Visit to Baked and Wired in Washington, DC!

    On a recent trip to Washington, DC, I made a visit to Baked and Wired, an excellent spot for sweets and coffee in the Georgetown neighborhood. As you may gather from the shop’s name (and the cupcake sign from the above photo) this shop isn’t your typical cutesy-pie bakery!

    Thursday 25th August 2011 - 5:05:42 PM | Comment

  • Sprinkles Comes to NY!

    I wrote a piece on NYC’s newly opened Sprinkles cupcake bakery. Check it out here at!

    Wednesday 1st June 2011 - 12:40:38 AM | Comment

  • Sprinkles Truck Gives Freebies May 2-10!

    LA’s famed cupcake chain Sprinkles will open in NY May 13th. In the meantime their truck will be distributing free cupcakes throughout the city May 2nd-10th. Check the map above and their twitter feed for more info!

    Tuesday 3rd May 2011 - 4:42:41 PM | Comment

  • An Interview with CupcakeStop’s Lev Ekster!

    I did an interview with CupcakeStop‘s founder Lev Ekster for Nearsay. Check it out here!

    Tuesday 18th January 2011 - 3:36:27 AM | Comment

  • Today (Dec. 15th) is National Cupcake Day!

    So enjoy this photo of Robicelli‘s Chicken and Waffle Cupcake, the most unique one I saw this year!

    Wednesday 15th December 2010 - 4:53:48 PM | Comment

  • Rosh Hashanah Cupcakes from Robicelli’s!

    Robicelli’s is offering a special cupcake for Rosh Hashanah! (Updated with actual photo!) THE L’SHANAH TOVAH Apple cake with honey-vanilla buttercream, topped with roasted apple! Dozens can be special ordered (and individual ones will be for sale starting Thursday) at the following store locations:

    Thursday 9th September 2010 - 3:42:10 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

  • Back from San Diego Comic Con!

    Now I just have to recuperate! In the meantime enjoy this photo of the lovely and talented Holly G! in her cupcake hat! You can read her cool comic, School Bites, for free here!

    Tuesday 27th July 2010 - 11:39:12 PM | Comment

  • City Sweet Tooth Comic – Robicellis!

    Check out Robicelli’s here! Buy an 11×14 signed high quality giclee print of this comic for $29 (plus $6.50 shipping)!

    Thursday 8th July 2010 - 2:17:07 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

  • City Sweet Tooth Comic – Limelight Marketplace!

    I posted this a little early this week! Limelight Marketplace (more details to come)! Limelight Marketplace 6th Ave. & 20th St., NYC Buy an 11×14 signed high quality giclee print of this comic for $29 (plus $6.50 shipping)!

    Wednesday 9th June 2010 - 12:07:15 PM | Comments (2)

  • Robicelli’s Chicken and Waffles Cupcake!

    Hope you had a fun long weekend! I got to check out Parked at Bklyn Yard and tried Robicelli’s Chicken n’ Waffles cupcake! It’s a vanilla “waffle” cupcake with vanilla buttercream, topped with a chunk of buttermilk soaked fried chicken that’s been dunked in pure Vermont maple syrup. A daring combo indeed. Looking forward to […]

    Tuesday 1st June 2010 - 1:42:24 AM | Comments (2)

  • Toronto Sweet Spots & Butter Tarts!

      On my trip to Toronto last weekend, I got to check out a few places and noticed Butter Tarts as a recurring theme. I’ve never seen them in NYC and was psyched to try something new!

    Friday 14th May 2010 - 1:42:57 AM | Comment

  • Today (Dec. 15th) is National Cupcake Day!

    Tuesday 15th December 2009 - 1:26:39 PM | Comment (1)

  • Tour Highlights – Gingerbread Cookie Cupcake!

    I’m doing some illustrations of my Dolltopia tour sweets highlights! This one is from Cupcake Jones in Portland, OR. Great cupcake and the Gingerbread Cookie on top was really yummy too!

    Friday 20th November 2009 - 1:12:51 AM | Comment

  • San Francisco – Sweet Ride and Mission Minis!

    San Francisco! A great city with some great cupcakes! I ended up ordering from Sweet Ride and Mission Minis! Sweet Ride’s “Black & White” pictured above. Love the hearts!

    Wednesday 11th November 2009 - 1:55:38 AM | Comment

  • New Comic – Baked!

    Here’s my newest comic on Baked a Brooklyn fave! If you can’t make it to Red Hook you can get their goods from Royale Bakery in the Village or Tazza in Brooklyn Heights!

    Tuesday 10th November 2009 - 2:32:54 AM | Comments (2)

  • More Portland – Cupcake Jones at Floating World Comics!

      Last night I did a reading at the wonderful comic shop Floating World Comics and we got cupcakes from Cupcake Jones for the occasion. I LOVED the ginger bread ones and the Cherry Cheesecake ones were really nice too. The tiny gingerbread men were cute and tasted great!

    Friday 6th November 2009 - 10:19:57 PM | Comment

  • Cupcake Tour – Saint Cupcake @ In Other Words!

    Portland was amazing as usual. Gotta love a town that is so strong in the food scene AND the comics community! I did fun reading at In Other Words, an awesome feminist bookstore and we got cupcakes from Saint Cupcake.We got mini cupcakes in Malt Ball, Fat Elvis (peanut butter/banana/chocolate chip), and Chocolate with Cream […]

    Friday 6th November 2009 - 10:12:24 PM | Comment

  • Dolltopia West Coast Dates Tour This Coming Week!

    New England and NYC were amazing! Now I’m on my West Coast tour! Hope to see you there, be ready to eat some cupcakes and bring your dolls! Remember, whoever brings the coolest made over doll wins a copy of Dolltopia!

    Thursday 5th November 2009 - 3:36:30 PM | Comment

  • Coco Cake Cupcakes at Emily Carr in Vancouver BC!

      I just got back from my lecture at Emily Carr University on Granville Island in Vancouver, BC. So fun! We got cupcakes from Coco Cake Cupcakes. Lyndsay does custom cupcakes to order and she matched the Dolltopia cover colors!

    Monday 2nd November 2009 - 1:53:54 AM | Comment

  • Cupcakes at Elfsar comics in Vancouver, BC!

    I’m having so much fun in Vancouver! The weather turned out to be sunny and gorgeous for most of the weekend and the foliage is so beautiful! I am definitely glad I did this tour in Autumn.

    Monday 2nd November 2009 - 1:27:34 AM | Comment

  • Tour! Eleni’s at Wonderland!

    At the Wonderland party in NYC we had Eleni’s minis. So pretty!

    Tuesday 27th October 2009 - 2:43:46 AM | Comment

  • Tour! Sweet at Comicopia in Boston!

    We had cupcakes from Sweet at Comicopia in Boston, MA! They had possibly the highest frosting I’ve seen on mini-cupcakes!

    Tuesday 27th October 2009 - 2:29:13 AM | Comment

  • Tour! Katie Made cupcakes at Casablanca Comics in ME!

    The weather stayed gorgeous for our stop in Portland, Maine where we had amazing cupcakes from Katie Made Bakery!

    Tuesday 27th October 2009 - 2:14:22 AM | Comment

  • Tour! Vegan Cupcakes at Revolution in VT!

    I just got back from a beautiful trip to New England. It was the perfect time to catch the foliage! My stop at cool vintage store, Revolution, in White River Junction, VT was a blast!

    Tuesday 27th October 2009 - 1:54:34 AM | Comment

  • Halloween and free cupcakes at Kyotofu!

    Kyotofu announces Fall flavors and free cupcakes on 10/30!

    Tuesday 27th October 2009 - 12:43:13 AM | Comment

  • New England and NYC tour dates this week!

    Thursday 22nd October 2009 - 2:48:30 AM | Comment

  • Cupcake Tour – The Cupcakery and the Beguiling!

      We just got back from an amazing trip to Toronto!

    Monday 19th October 2009 - 1:12:57 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

  • Cupcake Tour – Chikalicious at GRNY!

     Last night’s signing at GRNY was a blast! The staff there (especially the manager, Mark) was so helpful and nice. I have been a longtime fan of Giant Robot magazine, so signing at one of their shops was a big thrill for me!

    Sunday 4th October 2009 - 5:05:52 PM | Comment

  • Cupcake Tour – Baked at Rocketship!

    I ordered cupcakes for my first NYC signing (at Rocketship in Brooklyn) from baked! They were SO good! I ordered a dozen “Sweet & Salty” and a dozen “Red Hook Red Hot”. Both were delicious and unique.

    Saturday 3rd October 2009 - 4:30:53 AM | Comment

  • Dolltopia Cupcake Tour 10/2-10/3

    Come out Friday and Saturday to check out my new book Dolltopia and eat some cupcakes!

    Friday 2nd October 2009 - 2:36:04 AM | Comment

  • Cupcake Tour – Cake Love at SPX!

    The Dolltopia Cupcake Tour was kicked off this weekend at Small Press Expo in North Bethesda, Maryland! After researching I found only one nearby bakery that would deliver, which was a necessity at this tour stop. So Cake Love it was!

    Tuesday 29th September 2009 - 12:51:50 AM | Comment

  • Dolltopia cupcake tour!

    You may or may not already know that I have a new graphic novel coming out called Dolltopia. It’s a fun and quirky tale about dolls who are tired of being controlled by humans, so they start their own society, and you can read a preview here! It’s not exactly food related, BUT, my publisher, […]

    Tuesday 22nd September 2009 - 2:06:24 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)

  • 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

  • ChikaLicious comic up at The L Magazine now!

    Buy an 11×14 signed high quality giclee print of this comic for $29 (plus $6.50 shipping)! My latest comic – on the great East Village dessert destination ChikaLicious – is up at The L Magazine now. Click here to read it!

    Wednesday 11th March 2009 - 2:02:54 PM | 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)!

    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! $1 cupcakes at Billy’s Dec. 23rd!

    Tuesday 23rd December 2008 - 2:23:57 AM | Comment

  • Last minute – Cupcake party tonight!

    Thursday 4th December 2008 - 6:59:57 PM | 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

  • Sweet Tip – Halloween Week fun!

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

  • Desserts of the Atlantic Antic ’08

    I attended the Atlantic Antic today. So fun! I love seeing all of the local restaurants and stores exhibiting and also listening to the live music. It’s a great chance to learn about local vendors (both sweet and savory) that I haven’t checked out yet. I brought my camera and got some good shots of […]

    Sunday 5th October 2008 - 4:57:25 PM | Comment

  • Political Cupcakes at Eleni’s!

    More political sweets. Here are some lovely cupcakes from Eleni’s! I like their black and whites best (chocolate with white frosting).

    Saturday 4th October 2008 - 5:33:47 AM | Comment

  • Red Velvet Rivalry

    This is my most painstakingly researched piece yet! A rundown and checklist of NYC’s best red velvet cupcakes! I encourage you to print it out and use it as a checklist! Buy an 11×14 signed high quality giclee print of this comic for $29 (plus $6.50 shipping)! Click here to read it at The L […]

    Wednesday 24th September 2008 - 2:49:05 PM | Comment