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  • Holiday Chocolates from La Maison du Chocolat!

    This year, I was lucky to attend a preview tasting of La Maison du Chocolat‘s holiday selection! I was wowed by the chocolate Christmas tree sculpture and the winter-themed chocolates were wonderful.

    Tuesday 2nd December 2014 - 11:32:34 PM | Comment

  • Making Taiyaki with European Fillings!

    By now, sweet followers, you know I love taiyaki (Japanese fish-shaped pancakes with fillings). They’re great, but typically difficult to acquire outside of Japan. Luckily in New York, we can get them at Otafuku (236 East 9th St., NYC), but that’s really the only local spot I can think of. A while back, I received […]

    Thursday 24th July 2014 - 11:05:25 AM | Comment

  • Celebrate Bastille Day with a Coupe from Financier!

    Today is Bastille Day! Why not celebrate with Financier’s new Coupe Fruit Rouge d’ete! It’s the first of Financier’s new line of Coupes, featuring raspberry marmalade, vanilla bavaroise, and blueberry compote. Tweet

    Monday 14th July 2014 - 1:50:13 AM | Comment

  • French Sweets From My 2013 Visit!

    Crème brûlée Raspberry Tart at Parfums Sucrés in Angoulême I went to France again for the Angoulême comics festival and this time we went to Tours afterward to visit some castles. So cool! Here are some of my sweet highlights!

    Monday 11th March 2013 - 9:42:48 AM | Comment

  • More Adventures in Fromage Comics – Epic Cheese Plate!

    More cheese adventures in France! This happened in Angoulême at the lovely Restaurant L’Espérance. Many thanks to Xavier and the SCARCE gang for making it all possible! Tweet

    Thursday 1st March 2012 - 9:52:35 AM | Comments (2)

  • On to France and Belgium!

    I’ll be in France and Belgium in the next week, while I’m away please enjoy my French-themed comics and posts here!

    Tuesday 24th January 2012 - 3:30:39 AM | Comment

  • City Sweet Tooth Comic – Paris Baguette!

    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

    Saturday 26th November 2011 - 11:54:41 AM | Comments (2)

  • Happy Bastille Day – Read Some French Cheese Comics!

    Happy Bastille Day! Since I’ve had some fantastic French cheese and dessert adventures, perhaps today is a great time to revisit them. You can read all of my France related comics and posts here! Tweet

    Thursday 14th July 2011 - 12:02:59 PM | Comment

  • Sweet Tooth in Angoulême Mini-comic!

    I’m looking forward to going to France for Angoulême at the end of this month, so I made a special bilingual mini-comic for the occasion with the translation assistance of Xavier Lancel! It includes my adventures in French cheese and a comic about Angoulême’s sweets! I’ll be at the Scarce / LGBT BD booth again […]

    Friday 7th January 2011 - 2:33:46 AM | Comment

  • Adventures in Fromage Part 2!

    This comic continues my French cheese adventures with my friend Xavier in Angoulême. The cheese shop was in the town’s large enclosed market. Definitely recommended if you’re ever in the area!

    Wednesday 3rd March 2010 - 12:36:27 PM | Comment

  • Chocolatine, Fouées, and Canelé!

      Just had to post these last few France photos on baked goods! Above, you see canelé from Parfums Sucrés in Angoulême! I discovered I adore canelé and will be on the lookout for them in NYC.

    Sunday 21st February 2010 - 3:20:16 AM | Comment

  • Paris Sweets! Ladurée and Angelina!

    After Angoulême I headed to Paris for a very short (1 Day!) trip. As you can imagine I had a lot to cram into that day and managed to see the main sites; Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame, and also had to get some sweets in there (of course)! I researched before the […]

    Monday 15th February 2010 - 9:02:07 PM | Comment (1)

  • 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

  • Luxee Fall Party report

    So I had an amazing time at the Luxee party!

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

  • Latest City Sweet Tooth comic – Luxee!

    UPDATE – Luxee has closed T_T Buy an 11×14 signed high quality giclee print of this comic for $29 (plus $6.50 shipping)!

    Friday 17th October 2008 - 2:34:39 PM | Comment (1)