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  • Top Ten Pastry Chefs in America – 2016!

    Earlier this month, I attended the Dessert Professional Magazine Top Ten PastryChefs in America tasting event, held at Institute of Culinary Education (ICE). It was a gorgeous event, and all of the pastries were so beautiful to look at and taste. It truly is an artform! Check out the winners below, and some of my favorite shots […]

    Saturday 25th June 2016 - 10:52:56 AM | Comment

  • Sweets at Milo and Olive in Santa Monica, CA

    While on book tour I had some pretty amazing sweets! These ones at Milo and Olive seriously stood out. I tried the Flourless Chocolate Cake with meringue topping and the Vanilla Raspberry Kouign Amann Tart. If you’re in the LA area, go there. Thanks to Rie for the recommendation! Milo and Olive – 2723 Wilshire Blvd. […]

    Saturday 16th May 2015 - 5:15:31 PM | Comment

  • 26th Annual U.S. Pastry Competition!

    I was lucky to attend the judging of the 26th Annual U.S. Pastry Competition this year at the International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York. Pictured above is the winning showpiece by Nicoll Notter of The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas. The theme was “Diamonds Are A Girl’s best Friend –  Lady’s Luxuries”.

    Sunday 8th March 2015 - 7:52:23 PM | Comment

  • Love Fondue at Spot Dessert Bar!

    Last week I was invited to preview the new Valentine’s Day special at local fave, Spot Dessert Bar (13 Saint Marks Place)! New York’s dessert-lovers have been flocking to Spot for their unique Dessert Tapas for years, and they keep coming up with new hits. The perennial fave is the Chocolate Green Tea Lava Cake, and their […]

    Tuesday 10th February 2015 - 7:59:59 PM | Comment

  • U.S. Pastry Competition 2013!

    On Sunday, I got to attend a press tasting for the 24th Annual U.S. Pastry Competition put on by Paris Gourmet at the International Restaurant and Food Service Show of New York. The theme was “Women” and I enjoyed the towering sculpted sugar showpieces and sampled some delicious cakes!

    Monday 4th March 2013 - 10:31:53 AM | Comments (2)

  • City Sweet Tooth Comic – Dominique Ansel Bakery!

     Dominique Ansel Bakery  – 189 Spring St, NYC Tweet

    Tuesday 25th September 2012 - 10:13:22 AM | Comment

  • City Sweet Tooth Comic – Panya Bakery!

    Panya Bakery 8 Stuyvesant Street New York, NY 10003 (212) 777-1930 Buy an 11×14 signed high quality giclee print of this comic for $29 (plus $6.50 shipping)!

    Sunday 5th September 2010 - 2:07:08 AM | Comment (1)

  • 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

  • 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

  • New City Sweet Tooth Comic – Double Crown!

    The new comic I did about Double Crown is up! Click here to read it at The L Magazine!

    Friday 9th October 2009 - 1:07:47 AM | Comment

  • International Restaurant & Food Service Show

    I had the pleasure of attending the International Restaurant & Food Service Show last weekend and took some pics of the loveliest sweets!

    Wednesday 4th March 2009 - 2:34:25 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

  • Luxee Winter Party Report!

    Luxee’s Winter Dessert Party was just as fun as the Fall party with a bevy of new desserts to try! We got to start off with a dessert of our choice from behind the counter. I picked the Tart Tatin (sorry no pic but I couldn’t wait to eat it)! It’s a generous slice of […]

    Friday 16th January 2009 - 6:52:24 PM | Comment

  • Three Tarts – City Sweet Tooth Comic!

    Buy an 11×14 signed high quality giclee print of this comic for $29 (plus $6.50 shipping)! Click here to see my latest comic at The L Magazine about the Chelsea dessert and gift shop Three Tarts!

    Wednesday 17th December 2008 - 4:14:55 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

  • Sweet Tip – Luxee Fall Party 10/28

    The Japanese Franch dessert cafe Luxee is having a fall dessert party. Click here for details!

    Thursday 23rd October 2008 - 11:59:30 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)

  • 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

  • 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

  • Tazza!

    Buy an 11×14 signed high quality giclee print of this comic for $29 (plus $6.50 shipping)! You can also click here for The City Sweet Tooth, featuring Tazza in Brooklyn Heights on The L Magazine’s site!Update: Tazza no longer carries the mocha sandwich T_T but they do still have a LOT of yummy desserts including […]

    Thursday 5th June 2008 - 11:51:55 PM | Comment

  • Madeleine Patisserie!

    You can also see the comic here at The L: : Madeleine Patisserie has added a lot of new seating and table service! Buy an 11×14 signed high quality giclee print of this comic for $29 (plus $6.50 shipping)!

    Wednesday 14th May 2008 - 11:56:11 PM | Comment (1)