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  • Exploring Davio’s Desserts!

    Last week, I was lucky enough to be invited to the recently opened Davio’s Manhattan (447 Lexington Ave.) to sample desserts by their accomplished pastry chef, Genevieve Meli. She has an impressive resume, having worked at Café Boulud under Raphel Hassz, Le Bernadin under Michael Laskonis, and Tumbador Chocolates under Jean Bonnet. She was also the Pastry […]

    Tuesday 1st July 2014 - 3:52:23 AM | Comment

  • Rose Bakery in the Dover Street Market!

    Last week, I had a chance to visit the recently opened Rose Bakery inside the Dover Street Market (160 Lexington Avenue, Ground Floor – enter via the door on 30th Street). Dover Street Market houses a collection of chic boutiques and Rose Bakery is the only restaurant inside. It has the feel of a casual and […]

    Monday 23rd June 2014 - 3:21:01 PM | Comment

  • Ground Central – Coffee, Sweets, and Atmosphere!

    This week I was invited to an opening event at Ground Central (155 E 52nd St bet. Lexington & 3rd). It’s a cool place with a relaxed atmosphere, perfect for hanging out with friends. I loved the backroom with its comfortable couches, chairs, and book collection!

    Sunday 23rd February 2014 - 2:54:28 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)

  • 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

  • City Sweet Tooth Comic – Quality Meats!

    Quality Meats – 57 West 58th Street New York, NY 10019 (212) 371-7777 Buy an 11×14 signed high quality giclee print of this comic for $29 (plus $6.50 shipping)! Tweet

    Wednesday 21st September 2011 - 10:26:28 AM | Comment

  • Kirakuya Sake Bar’s Yogurt Panna Cotta!

    This week I got to sample a meal at Kirakuya Sake Bar (2 W 32nd St Ste 2F, NYC), courtesy of travelzoo.com. It’s an izakaya (Japanese bar/ restaurant) in the Koreatown neighborhood and has some pretty unique food.

    Wednesday 9th March 2011 - 3:19:53 AM | Comment

  • A Trip to Avenue Q!

    The cast of Avenue Q. Photo by: Carol Rosegg This week I was pleased to be invited to Avenue Q‘s Blogger night! I had seen this irreverent puppet-centric musical before years ago, and it was a treat to revisit it. The story of Princeton, a naive college graduate, settling into Avenue Q and searching for […]

    Friday 21st January 2011 - 2:08:59 AM | Comment

  • Grand Central Terminal Dining Week 8/20-29!

    Grand Central Terminal (host to branches of sweets places like Magnolia Bakery, Junior’s, Financier, Murray’s Cheese, and more) is holding a dining week with prix fixe menus and other specials 8/20-29. Full press release below!

    Thursday 12th August 2010 - 9:53:44 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)

  • 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

  • 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

  • City Sweet Tooth Comic – Gilt!

    Gilt 455 Madison, Ave. NYC. Buy an 11×14 signed high quality giclee print of this comic for $29 (plus $6.50 shipping)! The above comic describes a complimentary tasting.

    Wednesday 20th January 2010 - 2:21:45 PM | Comment

  • New gelato in NYC, Screme!

    After the sadness of reporting two beloved places closing (Luxee and Divalicious Chocolate, not to mention Dessert Truck), time for some good news! Israeli gelato chain Screme has arrived in NYC!

    Wednesday 19th August 2009 - 11:44:00 PM | Comment

  • Cherry Blossom Sweets! Kyotofu, Luxee, Minamoto Kitchoan, & Matsuri!

    Now is the time when the cherry blossoms are at their peak, celebrated in Japan as the Sakura Matsuri (Cherry Blossom Festival). You can celebrate it here in NYC May 2nd and 3rd at Brooklyn Botanical Garden’s Sakura Matsuri (where I will be appearing and signing books)! You can also celebrate with special sweets at […]

    Sunday 3rd May 2009 - 1:12:01 AM | Comment

  • 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

  • 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 – Alice’s Tea Cup

    Click here to read the latest comic on tea party place, Alice’s Tea Cup! Buy an 11×14 signed high quality giclee print of this comic for $29 (plus $6.50 shipping)!

    Monday 8th December 2008 - 3:15:18 PM | Comment

  • Sweet Tip – Halloween Week fun!

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