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  • New York City Wine & Food Festival – Grand Tasting 2012!

    Here are some more Grand Tasting pics! Yum!

    Saturday 27th October 2012 - 1:12:05 AM | Comment

  • Snapshots from SWEET 2012!

    Here are some of my fave shots from this year’s SWEET party!

    Monday 15th October 2012 - 8:07:08 PM | Comment (1)

  • City Sweet Tooth Comic- SWEET 2012!


    Saturday 13th October 2012 - 8:32:49 AM | Comment

  • Ramping up for NYC Wine & Food Festival!

    It’s that time of year again! Next week is the NYC Wine & Food Festival! It’s running October 11-14 this year, and of course I am very excited for the SWEET party! There are still tickets left, so I suggest you scoop them up ^_^ Tweet

    Tuesday 2nd October 2012 - 6:15:33 PM | Comment

  • NYC Wine & Food Festival Mastercard Presale Begins Today!

    The NYC Wine & Food Festival Mastercard presale begins today (general sales open June 25th)! Click here for tickets! This year the event is October 11th-14th, and they have the best dessert party in NYC every year – SWEET!  I’ve been lucky enough to do comics coverage the past few years. Here’s last year’s comic! […]

    Monday 11th June 2012 - 10:31:19 AM | Comment

  • City Sweet Tooth Comic – SWEET Party 2011

    Buy an 11×14 signed high quality giclee print of this comic for $29 (plus $6.50 shipping)! Tweet

    Saturday 15th October 2011 - 2:10:52 PM | Comment

  • NYCW&FF 2011 Grand Tasting – Sunday!

    (photos by Abby Denson and Rie Tange) Sunday’s Grand Tasting was chock full of more fantastic plates! One of my favorites was Talde’s Perilla Salad with Bacon Tamarind Caramel, Toasted peanut, Candies Chili, and Dried Shrimp, all on a Perilla Leaf. Lovely and delicious! Top Chef contestant Chef Dale Talde even kindly posed for us […]

    Monday 10th October 2011 - 10:41:51 AM | Comment (1)

  • NYCW&FF 2011 Grand Tasting – Saturday!

    Saturday’s Grand Tasting at the New York City Wine & Food Festival had plenty going on. This was the first year the New York event had celebrity demos on site at the tasting, so there was plenty to see as well as eat and drink!

    Thursday 6th October 2011 - 11:14:20 AM | Comment

  • NYCW&FF 2011 – Meatpacking Uncorked!

    This year’s Meatpacking Uncorked event had a cool new innovation, a passport that included a map listing all of the food and wine stations, along with what snacks were being offered at each stop! There were many different great food trucks and restaurants participating, including Asiadog, The Treats Truck, Sweet Street, Luke’s Lobster, and more. […]

    Tuesday 4th October 2011 - 12:55:15 AM | Comment

  • SWEET 2011 – A Parade of Amazing Desserts!

    (photos by Rie Tange and Abby Denson) The year’s biggest dessert party, SWEET (presented by Godiva Chocolatier and sponsored by Absolut Vodka and Brancott Estate), was in full swing Friday night and it certainly did not disappoint! I appreciated the new venue (82 Mercer) as it was a lot easier to get to than the […]

    Saturday 1st October 2011 - 8:05:00 PM | Comments (2)

  • Chelsea Market After Dark 2011!

    Once again, Chelsea Market After Dark proves to be one of the most fun events of New York City Wine & Food Festival!

    Saturday 1st October 2011 - 9:57:51 AM | Comment (1)

  • New York City Wine & Food Festival is THIS WEEK!

    Time has flown and suddenly the festival is almost upon us! In the meantime, I’ll run my previous SWEET party comics to get us in the mood. Remember, you can still get tickets here! This is my comic from 2008’s party, and a delicious one it was! ^_^ (you can purchase this print here) Tweet

    Monday 26th September 2011 - 12:32:44 PM | Comment

  • There are Still Tickets Left for NYC Wine and Food Festival!

    Hey folks, just a reminder that there are still tickets left for NYC Wine and Food Festival! This is always a spectacular festival, and this year it’s running from Sept 29-Oct. 2. Of course, my top event pick is Godiva Chocolatier presents SWEET sponsored by Absolut Vodka and Brancott Estate hosted by Sandra Lee, and […]

    Sunday 11th September 2011 - 2:01:10 PM | Comment

  • NYC Wine and Food Festival on sale 6/19!

    NYC Wine and Food Festival tickets go on sale 6/19! Amex customers can pre-order them now! Order here! Some sweet events on the roster : Momofuku Milk Bar Desserts with Christina Tosi and Andrea Robinson  (Lifestyle Wine Seminars hosted by Food & Wine) and  SWEET! The Sweet party is always amazing, so dessert fans will […]

    Thursday 16th June 2011 - 1:03:12 AM | Comment

  • NYCW&FF’s Le French Lounge at Astor Center!

    Astor Center is where many of the wine tastings and clinics were held over the course of the festival. It was also home to Le French Lounge, a salon sponsored by The French Ministry of Food, Agricuture, and Fisheries, where ticket holders for any NYC Wine & Food Festival event could relax and mingle while […]

    Tuesday 19th October 2010 - 12:47:27 AM | Comment

  • Sweet! Party 2010!

    Sweet! is the NYCWFF party that NYC’s dessert fiends anxiously await every year! Full post and photo gallery below the cut!

    Wednesday 13th October 2010 - 2:38:00 AM | Comments (4)

  • NYC Wine & Food Festival Grand Tasting 2010!

    Ah, the Grand Tasting at NYC Wine & Food Festival. Taking over Pier 54 on the West Side, this behemoth event is a chance for attendees to try seemingly countless plates of delicacies and sample an equal amount of wines and liquors. Click below for full article and photo gallery!

    Tuesday 12th October 2010 - 1:25:47 AM | Comment (1)

  • Chelsea Market After Dark 2010!

    The NY Wine and Food Festival really kicked off this year with Chelsea Market After Dark, a chance for gourmands to sample the offerings of Chelsea Market after hours along with a variety of wine and live music. Alton Brown was also there holding court as fans milled around, checking out a display of props […]

    Saturday 9th October 2010 - 3:21:52 AM | Comment

  • 5 Ingredient Fix Book Party!

    I got to attend the book release party for Claire Robinson’s 5 Ingredient Fix Book! Servers circulated with Illy Espresso Martinis and recipes prepared from the book, my fave was the Chocolate Pots De Creme with Cherry Whip (pictured above).

    Thursday 7th October 2010 - 1:33:27 AM | Comment

  • NYC Wine and Food Festival Tickets on Sale 6/21!

      NYC Wine and Food Festival tickets go on sale 6/21! Amex customers can pre-order them now! Order here! Some sweet events on the roster : Milk & Cookies with Martha Stewart,  Sweet Party!, and Chelsea Market After Dark! the Sweet party always rocks, so you’ll want to check that out for sure.

    Sunday 20th June 2010 - 7:56:36 PM | Comment

  • City Sweet Tooth Comic! SWEET party 2009!

    Click here to read it at The L Magazine!

    Thursday 15th October 2009 - 3:34:07 PM | Comment (1)

  • Grand Tasting Day 2! NYC Wine and Food Fest 2009!

    The Grand Tastings have different exhibitors each day, so I was glad I got the chance to go both days! Check out the photo parade for Day 2! (most photos on this post by Rie Tange)

    Tuesday 13th October 2009 - 2:01:32 AM | Comment

  • Grand Tasting Day 1! NYC Wine and Food Fest 2009!

    This year’s Grand Tasting was fantastic and had loads of interesting treats and drinks to try. So without further ado, here is the photo parade featuring my faves! Olana’s Chef Albert DiMeglio had these Chocolate Pumpkin and Almond Tortelli with Mostarda Butter and…

    Monday 12th October 2009 - 12:19:29 AM | Comment

  • Spice Market Demo!

      A quick shot of the scene at Spice Market’s Culinary demo from Saturday at the NYCWAFF. Muscles Steamed with Lemongrass, Thai Basil, Dried Chili, and Coconut Juice!

    Sunday 11th October 2009 - 11:46:41 PM | Comment

  • Meatpacking Uncorked Video!

    My trusty camera-woman Janelle shot some footage of the festival with me this year. Click here for  her footage of the Meatpacking Uncorked event!

    Sunday 11th October 2009 - 11:40:54 PM | Comment

  • SWEET Party! NYCWAFF 2009!

      I just got back from another epic SWEET party and have a load of photos to share. It was amazing as usual. THE event for any serious sweet tooth in NYC! I urge you to attend this event every year. (treats in above pic from Per Se & Bouchon Bakery)

    Sunday 11th October 2009 - 5:34:46 AM | Comment

  • Meatpacking Uncorked 2009! NYCWAFF!

      The New York City Wine and Food festival is back! Last night I attended Meatpacking Uncorked and had a blast tasting wine, food, and checking out the street performers. Photo parade below!

    Saturday 10th October 2009 - 2:22:15 PM | 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)

  • Last NYWAFF Post – T Salon Tea Infusion Tapenade Class!

    T Salon is a tea shop and lounge in Chelsea Market which also serves tea infused food. It’s a large and open space, and I was interested to learn that their lovely light fixtures are made of used tea bags! But the point of this afternoon was to learn how to make tea infused tapenades […]

    Friday 17th October 2008 - 2:41:45 AM | Comment

  • Interviewed by Metromix!

    (this photo: Michael Angelo for Michael Angelo’s Wonderland Beauty Parlor) At the Eater Blogger Lounge Metromix was interviewing bloggers covering the NYC Wine and Food Fest. Of course I obliged. They also photographed me in a beauty chair at Michael Angelo’s Wonderland Beauty Parlor. Sweet! Click here to read!

    Monday 13th October 2008 - 2:10:08 AM | Comment

  • 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

  • Murray’s Cheese at Chelsea Wine Vault

    I thought this would be a casual mingling event, but it was more like an intensive class where each person had a set of ten wines and ten matched cheeses to taste. It was led by Liz Thorpe, VP of Murray’s Cheese and I’d recommend this to anyone wanting to learn more on cheese and […]

    Saturday 11th October 2008 - 11:37:19 PM | Comment

  • Live from the Blogger Lounge!

    The Eater Blogger lounge, at MILK Studios is a nice semi-enclosed area where reporters and bloggers can relax, network, and update. I just got back from the Grand Tasting and it was fun and I am (predictably) really full.  I’ll have way more detail and photos to upload soon, just wanted to indulge in a […]

    Saturday 11th October 2008 - 9:30:46 PM | Comment

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

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

  • Chelsea Market After Dark!

    I just got back from the Chelsea Market After Dark event (hosted by Bobby Flay) and it was a blast! I love Chelsea Market anytime and this was a special opportunity to see it a little more behind the scenes, meet the people behind the food, and to try some of the spots I’ve never […]

    Friday 10th October 2008 - 4:21:14 AM | Comment

  • NYC Wine and Food Festival!

    I managed to get tickets for some excellent looking events at the NYC Wine and Food Festival. I’m especially psyched to check out the SWEET party, the biggest dessert bash in the city! Tonight I check out Chelsea Market After Dark and will be posting pictures and comments throughout the festival. 

    Thursday 9th October 2008 - 6:40:56 PM | Comment