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  • Edinburgh Highlights!

    I just had an extremely enjoyable August vacation to Edinburgh, Scotland and Dublin, Ireland! Of course, I managed to do plenty of dessert research while on the road as well. ^_^ I was very lucky to have Heather Parry (The Everyday Veggie blogger) as a hostess, so I had easy entry to all of the coolest places, […]

    Monday 28th September 2015 - 12:22:10 PM | Comment

  • Rides and Gelato at Luna Park in Coney Island!

    It had been ages since I went to Coney Island, so when the folks at Luna Park invited me to try out the rides and sample gelato at  Coney’s Cones, I was excited to return!

    Monday 10th August 2015 - 9:23:23 PM | Comment

  • Remember to watch Cake Wars!

    This is your reminder to watch Cake Wars! These are Simpsons-inspired doughnuts from a Cake Wars preview party I got to attend. The Simpsons-themed episode was a lot of fun, and looks like they’ll be doing several other pop culture-themed cake competitions, including Nintendo and Hello Kitty! Cake Wars runs on Food Network Mondays 8pm (7 central). […]

    Wednesday 15th July 2015 - 10:07:38 AM | Comment

  • Review: O’Live A Little’s Oils & Vinegars!

    This week, the folks at O’Live A Little sent me a selection of their oils and vinegars to sample. O’Live A Little is a CT-based company that specializes in unique varieties and flavors of gourmet olive oil and balsamic vinegars. It’s good timing too, since I’ve been cooking at home more this month. I tried out the Ginger Root […]

    Sunday 12th July 2015 - 10:01:57 AM | Comment

  • Kanami at Nepenthes Pop-Up March 26th!

    I have a sweet tip from Kanami Chocolate! Kanami will be participating at Nepenthes New York’s  pop-up gallery opening and pop-up from 7-9PM on Thursday March 26th. Details below via the Nepenthes site! Nepenthes 307 West 38th St. New York, NY 10018

    Wednesday 25th March 2015 - 9:56:33 PM | Comment

  • Big news! Cool Japan Guide is available for pre-order!

    Big news! The book I’ve been working on over the last few years, Cool Japan Guide: Fun in the Land of Manga, Lucky Cats and Ramen, is available for pre-order right now! The official release date is March 10th 2015, and I’ll be on tour this year for it, so let me know if I should […]

    Saturday 3rd January 2015 - 10:23:00 AM | Comment

  • I updated my Twitter!

    Happy 2015 everybody! Here’s a little news: I changed my twitter account to @abbydenson – I’ll still be doing my sweet tweets from there, but I have a lot of non-CST activity coming up this year and wanted to be sure my readers will be able to find me easily. It’s going to be a great year! ^_^

    Thursday 1st January 2015 - 4:03:08 PM | Comment

  • Baileys and Dominique Ansel Collaboration October 5th!

      Here’s something fun coming up! On October 5th at 4pm Baileys and Dominique Ansel are collaborating on limited edition, Chocolate Cherry Cookie Shots as part of a charity effort for 100 Good Deeds. Full press release below.

    Wednesday 1st October 2014 - 12:37:10 PM | Comment

  • I’m on Tumblr now!

    I finally decided to officially get set up on tumblr! I’ll be using that space to share news, sketches, fun food and travel photos, pop culture thoughts, and lots of other cool stuff! Please head over to and follow me! Tweet

    Wednesday 24th September 2014 - 5:41:49 PM | Comment

  • Sweet Links of the Week June 20th!

    New SNL-themed Ice Cream from Ben & Jerry’s! (Grub St.) Free Talenti on Tuesdays!  (Fork in the Road) DIY King Cones! (Serious Eats) New Travel Site: Eat Your Passport! (Living the Dream RTW) Inside the New Dairy Queen! (Eater) Tweet

    Friday 20th June 2014 - 12:22:20 PM | Comment

  • 92Y Sweets in NYC Event 5/13!

    Here’s a sweet tip, author Francine Sagan will be giving a talk and tasting at 92Y on Tuesday,  May 13th at 7PM called “Our Sweet Tooth”. Get tickets here! Tweet

    Tuesday 6th May 2014 - 2:15:45 AM | Comment

  • Passover Sweets Ideas!

      photo courtesy of Financier Patisserie Passover is almost here again, and I have some sweet tips for you! As always,  your completely Kosher for Passover needs for gifts, sweets, and cakes can be filled Oh! Nuts. Get those orders in by Thursday April 10th for them! William Greenberg has a whole Kosher selection (including Apple Macaroon Cake) at […]

    Tuesday 8th April 2014 - 8:50:36 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

  • Gamera Attacked My Gingerbread House!

    Hope everyone had a great holiday break! I built a gingerbread house, but then it was attacked… by Gamera! Here are some photos from this shocking turn of events. Happy New Year!

    Saturday 11th January 2014 - 7:07:26 PM | Comment

  • Hot Chocolate Night at La Maison du Chocolat – Dec. 23rd!

    Here’s a sweet tip! On December 23rd from 8pm until Midnight, La Maison Du Chocolate will have its first “Hot Chocolate Night” at their boutique at 30 Rockefeller Plaza. The store will be open to the public past its usual hours and offering samples of their luxurious hot chocolate and macarons! It’s a great chance […]

    Thursday 19th December 2013 - 2:58:40 PM | Comment

  • Sweet Tip – Perugina Baci Events 12/10 and 12/21

    image from Perugina This just in – there are some fun Perugina Baci Events coming up 12/10 and 12/21! Full press release with details below.

    Monday 9th December 2013 - 11:30:20 AM | Comment

  • Cherrybombe Issue #2 is Out!

    Last week I got to attend the Cherrybombe Issue #2 release party at Madewell. Cherrybombe is a magazine about women and food, and it’s beautifully put together! This issue’s theme was “Baked”, so there was plenty to read about sweets. The cover story is about Babycakes NYC founder, Erin McKenna, and there were Babycakes sweets […]

    Thursday 21st November 2013 - 5:00:22 AM | Comment

  • 100 Montaditos Comes to NYC!

    Classic Sangria 100 Montaditos is a Spanish fast-food chain opening in NYC this week at 176 Bleecker St. They serve Montaditos (small sandwiches on fresh-baked bread with all kinds of fillings). There are 100 varieties! Also, they serve big mugs of Sangria and other Spanish mixers and beer. I got to attend their media event last […]

    Sunday 17th November 2013 - 10:11:17 PM | Comment (1)

  • Sweet Tips of the Week – November 15th!

    Levain’s Chocolate Chip Cookies! (NYC Food Guy) Sugarfina’s Candy Boxes! (Just Desserts NYC) New Sundaes at OddFellows! (Fork in the Road) Fancy Fall Dessert at Gotham Bar & Grill! (Serious Eats) 6 Mallomar Recipes! (First We Feast) NYC Ramen Map! (Grub St.) Tweet

    Friday 15th November 2013 - 4:42:32 AM | Comment

  • Out and About in NYC – Co-Mix, Fraunces Tavern, & Sugarfina!

    Cheese Plate at Fraunces Tavern I’m still processing our latest Japan trip (don’t worry I have loads of photos, which I’ll share eventually) but I did get to check out a few nice sweets and places in NYC since I’ve been back, so here are some sweet tips! images by Art Spiegelman First off, I’d […]

    Wednesday 13th November 2013 - 2:55:43 AM | Comment

  • Sweet Sandcastles at L’Ecole!

    Here’s something fun and Summery! I got an unexpected delivery from The International Culinary Center today. A mysterious little box – inside was this cute sugary sandcastle! It’s to celebrate their upcoming window display in honor of National Sandcastle Day! Chef Jurgen David has created a window display 4 feet wide and 3 feet tall […]

    Thursday 15th August 2013 - 11:26:54 PM | Comment

  • Sweet Samples: Navitas Naturals!

      (All images provided by Navitas Naturals) I’m still getting some interesting samples after the Fancy Food Show, so here is a review of my latest shipment. For a change of pace, this time I tried out some healthy offerings from Navitas Naturals! No worries – these are sweet snacks, but they’re made of “superfoods”. […]

    Tuesday 13th August 2013 - 1:28:28 PM | Comment

  • Welcome to City Sweet Tooth!

    If you’re new to my site, welcome! I post about desserts in New York City and on my travels, and I draw comics too. Click here to see all of my dessert comics! For my main comics site you can click over to You can follow me on Twitter here – @citysweettooth

    Sunday 21st July 2013 - 3:57:05 AM | Comment

  • Garofalo Pasta Kicks Off ‘The Sleepover Chef’ Contest!

    On May 1st, Garofalo Pasta is kicking off a fun and quirky contest, The Sleepover Chef! The contest will take place on Facebook from May 1-June 12 and two winners will receive a home-cooked Neapolitan meal by a Chef from Garofalo – the Chef will even sleep over if the winner would like! More details […]

    Wednesday 1st May 2013 - 10:24:37 PM | Comment

  • Some Sweet Events for May 1st!

    Here’s a sweet tip! On May 1st there are two events you might want to check out! First City Sweet Tooth fave Robicelli’s is participating in The World’s Largest Bakesale at Grand Central Station with Sandra Lee! They will be with over thirty awesome bakeries and restaurants, including places like Del Posto, Jean Georges, Gramercy […]

    Tuesday 30th April 2013 - 8:00:28 PM | Comment

  • Call for applicants to the 7th International MANGA Award!

    The International MANGA Award has announced the call for applicants for its 7th year! So spread the word and send your submissions. The application period is from April 15, 2013  to May 31, 2013. Recipients of gold and silver awards will be invited to Japan by the Japan Foundation to attend the award ceremony. Click […]

    Thursday 18th April 2013 - 2:58:10 PM | Comment

  • Highliner Map Comics!

    I recently finished a cool new project, drawing comics and illustrations for HPGRP Gallery’s HIGHLINER! The HIGHLINER is a neighborhood culture guide for the Chelsea & Meatpacking District of New York City. It was interesting to write a short story about characters enjoying the area and to interpret some of the famous local architecture too. […]

    Saturday 30th March 2013 - 2:57:29 PM | Comment

  • Boozy Blondies and Brownies from Brunchies!

    That’s a delicious tongue-twister, right? This week I got the chance to sample cocktail brownies and blondies from Brunchies, a new bakery in NYC! I love brownies and blondies any day, but what made these unique was the flavors. With options like Raspberry Kiss, Mudslide, Rum Away With Me, White Whiskey, Rum Raisin, and Mama […]

    Thursday 28th February 2013 - 7:09:07 PM | Comment

  • Food Acts: a Treat at the Theater!

    Last week I was invited to a performance of Food Acts, which is running Feb. 6-24th at the Lion Theater on Theater Row (410 West 42nd Street between 9th & 10th Aves.). The play, conceived and directed by Barbara Bosch, is a collection of spoken word performances adapted from various sources, all centered around food.

    Sunday 10th February 2013 - 2:59:51 AM | Comment

  • ROYCE’ Chocolate has come to NYC – Free Tastings!

    image from ROYCE’ Here’s a sweet tip! Japan’s ROYCE’ Chocolates is opened a flagship shop in in NYC (at 509 madison avenue by 53rd st.) and is celebrating this week  (Feb 8th, 11th, and 14th) with some free tastings. Details at this link and below!

    Wednesday 6th February 2013 - 2:17:20 PM | Comment

  • NYC Street Pop Opening Sat. Jan. 12th!

    photo by Ken Brown Here’s a sweet tip on an art opening happening Saturday Jan 12, 1-3pm at Tekserve at 119 W. 23 street!

    Tuesday 8th January 2013 - 10:29:01 PM | Comment

  • Post-Hurricane Sweets – Wafels & Dinges Helps Out Nov 2nd!

    Hey everyone, hope you made it through Sandy OK. I was very lucky and I am fervently hoping that power is restored to everybody soon! Here are a few bits of news from NYC sweets spots post-hurricane. Stay safe everybody! Wafels & Dinges Will Provide Free Wafels in Hard Hit Broad Channel, Queens, and Three […]

    Thursday 1st November 2012 - 11:49:28 AM | Comment

  • Halloween “Trucks and Treats” Festival!

    Friday 26th October 2012 - 10:16:53 AM | Comment

  • Time to Revisit My Food Festival Tasting Tips!

    With New York Wine and Food Festival going on right now and NY Taste around the corner, this seems like a good time to revisit my tasting tips comic! Tweet

    Friday 12th October 2012 - 1:21:50 AM | Comment

  • 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

  • Sweet Fashion’s Night Out Picks 2012!

    Fashion’s Night Out is this Thursday (9/6) and I’ve been checking out the picks for this year. Seems like there aren’t as many dessert tie-ins listed as in previous years, but you never know what will pop up that night (last year Mercer Street had several food trucks)! The standout right now is the event […]

    Monday 3rd September 2012 - 1:34:34 AM | Comment

  • Fabipops Party at Ayza Wine and Chocolate Bar!

    Last week I got to attend a party for cake pop company, Fabipops! It was at Ayza Wine and Chocolate Bar, a cool space I’ll have to come back to sometime. The party was a success and the pops were great!

    Tuesday 28th August 2012 - 1:58:32 AM | Comment (1)

  • bisous, ciao’s West Village Boutique to Open Friday!

    Thursday 23rd August 2012 - 5:28:43 PM | Comment

  • Fabipop Launch Party at Ayza Wednesday August 22!

    Wednesday 8th August 2012 - 2:08:11 PM | Comment (1)

  • Books of Wonder Cafe Closed?

    Looks like the Books of Wonder cafe is closed for now. One of my fave bookstores, it seems like they haven’t had a long-lasting tenant in the bakery section since Cupcake Cafe. Alice’s Tea Cup, then Baconery had comparitively short stays there. When I went in this week I saw this sign from e.e. cookies. […]

    Thursday 26th July 2012 - 11:00:23 AM | Comment (1)

  • Tasting and Demo at Neuhaus Flagship Saturday July 21st!


    Friday 20th July 2012 - 5:00:55 PM | Comment

  • International Migration Art Festival Comes to NYC!

    This week, the IMAFestival (the International Art contest on Food and Migration) will hold events in New York on June 12th, June 14th and June 18th, 2012! IMAFestival consists of Art Your Food, an international art contest with the theme of Food and Migration, and Sport Your Food, an exhibition curated by Rossella Canevari combining […]

    Sunday 10th June 2012 - 11:35:23 AM | Comment

  • Mercat Trophy Preview for Buddy’s Den Show at TT Underground!

    This week I am joining a group show at Toy Tokyo Underground called Buddy’s Den! My piece is a Mercat Trophy. Below is the reception info, Looks like a fun show ^_^ Here are a few sneak peeks at my piece!

    Sunday 6th May 2012 - 7:41:25 PM | Comment

  • Madison Square Eats Returns May 4th!

    Madison Square Eats returns to Madison Square Park tomorrow (May 4th) through June 1st! A highlight for Flatiron lunchers, this outdoor food stand court will feature sweets from Hot Blondies Bakery, Momofuku Milk Bar, Nunu Chocolates, Stuffed Artisan Cannoli and more! Tweet

    Thursday 3rd May 2012 - 10:27:04 PM | Comment

  • Chambre de Sucre Sale Today!


    Monday 26th March 2012 - 12:24:00 PM | Comment

  • IACP Culinary Expo and Book & Blog Festival April 1st!


    Sunday 25th March 2012 - 10:39:55 PM | 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

  • New Taste of the Upper West Side Coming in May!

    Here’s another fun tasting event to look forward to this Spring: New Taste of the Upper West Side! It will be take place Wednesday May 16th, Friday May 18th, and Saturday May 19th, and feature such luminaries as Gael Greene, Andrew Zimmern, and Adam Richman. Dessert participants will include Jacques Torres, Bomboloni,  Momofuku Milk Bar, […]

    Wednesday 7th March 2012 - 3:27:57 AM | Comment

  • Stick & Pop Opening!

    Here are some pics I took when I stopped by the opening party for Stick & Pop, a new shop in Chelsea (233 West 19th St. b/w 7th and 8th Ave.)  specializing in cake pops.

    Saturday 11th February 2012 - 9:02:20 PM | Comment (1)

  • Tickets On Sale for New York Culinary Experience 2012!

    This year, the New York Culinary Experience will take place April 28-29, 2012 at The International Culinary Center and tickets are available now! I’ve re-posted my comic about my own experience at the event above and you can read more about it here.

    Tuesday 17th January 2012 - 12:30:42 PM | Comment

  • L’Arte del Gelato Offers Deal on “Lucky Tuesday”!


    Monday 16th January 2012 - 12:43:59 PM | Comment

  • Last Minute Food Book Gift ideas!

    Looking for some last minute gift ideas for your friends who love food? I’m finally catching up on my book pile and I have some suggestions!

    Sunday 18th December 2011 - 7:46:49 PM | Comment (1)

  • A Delivery From Black Box Dessert Club!

    I received a lovely sample box of goodies from Black Box Dessert Club last week. Now, this is a very cool gift idea for the sweet tooth in your life!

    Wednesday 14th December 2011 - 1:50:29 PM | Comment

  • Free Cookie at Insomnia Cookies 12/14-18!

    Collegiate fave,  Insomnia Cookies, is opening a fourth NYC location on December 14th, and from 12/14-12/18 they are giving a free to cookie to each person bearing a printout of this coupon (click for full size)! This should be welcome news for those in the neighborhood who enjoy warm cookies all through the night. Their hours […]

    Wednesday 7th December 2011 - 2:54:45 PM | Comment

  • Li-Lac Chocolates Celebration on Saturday December 3rd!

    (image from Li-Lac Chocolates) Iconic West Village chocolate shop, Li-Lac Chocolates, is holding “A Chocolate Celebration – The History of Li-Lac Chocolates”, a day-long celebration for the public on Saturday December 3rd at their shop on 8th Avenue and Jane St.! Guest of honor (appearing from 2-6pm) will be Martha Bond, the former owner who has […]

    Wednesday 30th November 2011 - 1:27:33 AM | Comment

  • NYC Charity Holiday Cookie Swap 12/4!

    Bloggers without Borders is presenting a charity cookie swap on December 4th 1pm at Hill Country Barbecue to raise money for Cookies for Kids With Cancer! Here are the details: it’s a $40 ticket which gets you a delicious barbecue buffet lunch, a box of homemade cookies and a donation to Cookies for Kids Cancer […]

    Monday 7th November 2011 - 11:33:20 AM | Comment (1)

  • Next Week is Going to be Really Sweet!

    The awesome food events are really stacking up for the week of 11/7-11/12! Here’s a breakdown: Monday 11/7 6-9pm – New York Taste at Skylight ( 275 Hudson St. NYC )! Wed. 11/9 6-8pm – Tasting the Drops of God (manga themed wine tasting) at  Bottlerocket Wine & Spirit 5 West 19th Street, NYC. This […]

    Thursday 3rd November 2011 - 2:49:09 AM | Comment

  • New York Taste – A World of Flavors Nov. 7th!

    One of the best tasting events of the year, New York Taste (presented by New York Magazine), will be held on Monday, November 7th 6-9PM and feature chefs including Marcus Samuelsson, Dan Barber, & Zak Pelaccio! This will be the event’s thirteenth year and the theme is global cuisine. I attended and had a blast […]

    Tuesday 25th October 2011 - 11:55:19 AM | Comment

  • Chocolate & Jazz Pairing with RICHART 10/25!

    Lovers of jazz and chocolate won’t want to miss this one! Tuesday October 25th 6-8pm, the swanky Bar on Fifth at Setai Fifth Avenue is presenting a collaboration between French chocolate maker Michel Richart of RICHART Chocolate and legendary jazz pianist Antonio Ciacca.

    Thursday 20th October 2011 - 7:22:28 PM | Comment

  • Junior’s Special for National Dessert Day Friday 10/14!

    Great news! Friday is National Dessert Day and Junior’s is celebrating by giving away free slices with eat-in meals! They also have a new cookbook out, more details below.

    Tuesday 11th October 2011 - 10:47:59 AM | Comment

  • Mad. Sq. Eats. Returns Sep 23 – Oct 21!

    I am very excited about the return of Mad. Sq. Eats., when various food artisans gather and vend delights  to folks in the Flatiron district by Madison Square Park (at Broadway and 25th St.). This season’s sweet vendors of note include Robicelli’s, Macaron Parlour, Momofuku Milk Bar, Nunu Chocolates, Sigmund’s, Stuffed Artisan Cannolis, and Wafels […]

    Thursday 22nd September 2011 - 6:32:12 PM | Comment

  • Sweet Fashion’s Night Out Picks!

    Wednesday 7th September 2011 - 10:01:20 AM | Comment (1)

  • Free Penguin at L.A. Burdick with Iced Drink 9/6-13!

    Tuesday 6th September 2011 - 11:38:02 AM | Comment

  • Grand Opening of Ivy Bakery SoHo Sept 3rd (updated)!

    (photo by Ivy Bakery) Formerly Bay Ridge-based bakery, Ivy Bakery, is having a huge grand opening event for their new Soho Location (138 W. Houston St., NYC) on Sept. 3rd (it had been postponed due to the Hurricane)! There will be food, music, and a cupcake eating contest at 3pm! Here are all the details.

    Monday 29th August 2011 - 11:15:59 AM | Comment (1)

  • Sweet Buns from Just Buns!

    I got a sweet delivery recently, samples of buns from Just Buns! Just Buns is a specialty bakery in Rockland County, NY that specializes in Swirly Buns! They have a shop and do catering and web orders as well.

    Tuesday 16th August 2011 - 1:18:16 AM | Comment

  • Ice Cream & Beer Social at Jimmy’s No. 43

    Thursday 21st July 2011 - 8:14:59 PM | Comment

  • Junior’s Brings Cheesecake Specials for July!

    National Cheesecake Day is July 30th, and to celebrate Junior’s is offering Specials throughout July! They will offer 50% off all slices of cheesecake with the purchase of any lunch or dinner entrée (eat-in or take-out). The month-long festivities will conclude with National Cheesecake Day on July 30th when customers will get a free slice […]

    Friday 8th July 2011 - 3:32:57 PM | Comment (1)

  • 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

  • Happy National Doughnut Day!

    It’s National Doughnut Day, time to get your doughnuts on! Dunkin Donuts and Krispy Kreme are getting in on the action with freebies! Don’t forget to support our awesome local doughnut shops like Doughnut Plant and Dough as well.

    Friday 3rd June 2011 - 9:24:12 AM | Comment

  • City Sweet Tooth’s Third Blogiversary!

    While I don’t have any big events planned (May ended up being super-busy again), I do want to make a special post about this May being CST’s third blogiversary! I’ve seen a lot of change over the past three years. While a few favorites places have closed (RIP Luxee, Tafu, Divalicious, and  Demel) my list […]

    Monday 23rd May 2011 - 1:47:05 AM | Comment

  • Ladurée is Coming to NYC!

    Ladurée is coming to NYC this July to 864 Madison Avenue! Macaron and pastry fans can definitely look forward to that!

    Saturday 21st May 2011 - 4:30:12 PM | Comment

  • Madison Square Park Market Coming Back!

    To my delight, Mad. Sq. Eats. is returning from May 6th-June 3rd! I deeply enjoyed last Fall’s run and the great food vendors including Bar Suzette, Sigmund Pretzelshop, and Stuffed Artisan Cannolis! It looks like Pies and Thighs may not be returning, but Momofuku Milk Bar’s appearance should make up for that. Yay!

    Wednesday 4th May 2011 - 2:46:22 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

  • City Sweet Tooth in Brazil!

    Recently I was included in this nice write-up on food and illustration from Brazil’s leading paper, Folha de S.Paulo, the article is by Diogo Gomez, and great photography by Gilberto Tadday! We did the photo shoot at La Bergamote, a lovely French pastry place in Chelsea!

    Thursday 14th April 2011 - 11:46:34 PM | Comment

  • Rosé and Vosges Truffle tasting at bahr|ché 4/12

    Saturday 9th April 2011 - 1:46:05 AM | Comment

  • Dorie Greenspan’s CookieBar Pop-up

    Serious Eats highlights the offerings at Dorie Greenspan’s CookieBar open this week in inside Park Avenue’s Mizu Salon! Check it out here!

    Wednesday 9th February 2011 - 12:31:03 AM | Comment

  • Free Stumptown and Everything Frosted Cupcakes 1/19!

    Signpost – a group deal site – is hosting a coffee house event this month at Nolita Mart & Espresso Bar (on Mott and Grand), from 6-7:30 pm on January 19. There will be complimentary Stumptown Coffee and mini cupcakes from Everything Frosted. Everything Frosted is a cute place in Chinatown I’ve been meaning to […]

    Friday 7th January 2011 - 12:30:20 AM | Comment

  • 2010’s Sweet Highlights!

    Wow, 2010 sure was sweet! Here are some of the highlights from the past year that stood out for me: The return of Panya! Robicelli’s Cupcakes invaded shops all over the place! Brooklyn Farmacy brought egg creams and more to Carroll Gardens! The arrival of Eataly! Top Chef Just Desserts! The Sweet Room in Limelight […]

    Friday 31st December 2010 - 12:52:29 AM | Comments (2)

  • Walkers Holiday Tea Weeks at Lady Mendl’s!

    Tuesday 21st December 2010 - 2:44:11 AM | Comment (1)

  • Cookie Takedown 12/19!

    Saturday 18th December 2010 - 2:18:57 AM | Comment

  • Cookie Swap at Book Court Tonight!

    The Zinester’s Guide to NYC Non-Denominational Brooklyn Cookie Swap is at Book Court (163 Court Street in Brooklyn) at 7pm tonight 12/15. Details here!

    Wednesday 15th December 2010 - 3:26:07 AM | Comment

  • Chocolate Show Nov. 11-14!

    Monday 8th November 2010 - 3:43:01 AM | Comment

  • “La Nuit du Gâteau” @ La Maison Du Chocolat!

    Wednesday 3rd November 2010 - 6:06:34 PM | Comment

  • Junior’s Cheesecake 60 Cents Today!

    Tuesday 2nd November 2010 - 2:42:44 PM | Comment

  • New York Taste Coming Nov. 1st!

    Sunday 31st October 2010 - 9:30:48 PM | Comment

  • ENY Farmer’s Market Pumpkin Festival 10/30!

    Oct. 30th the East NY Farmer’s Market will have a Pumpkin Festival! There will be a Pie Contest! Details and flyer below the cut.

    Sunday 24th October 2010 - 9:28:37 PM | Comment

  • Street Sweets Freebies this Week!

    Thursday 21st October 2010 - 3:28:13 PM | Comment

  • Grub Street Food Festival Saturday!

    Friday 15th October 2010 - 4:54:10 PM | Comment

  • Reminder – Sweet! Tickets Still Available!

    Just a reminder to you sweets fans, that tickets for Sweet!, the biggest dessert party of the year October 9th, are still available! Click below to check out this year’s line-up!

    Thursday 30th September 2010 - 1:58:10 AM | Comment

  • Sweet Comic – Cafe Neurotic presents: Eat This!

    Here’s a fun strip by comics friend Patty Leidy. Enjoy! Cafe Neurotic is a regular feature at webegirls.

    Monday 27th September 2010 - 9:49:05 AM | Comment

  • Atlantic Antic 9/26!

    Just a reminder! – THE 36TH ANNUAL ATLANTIC ANTIC STREET FESTIVAL is this weekend! Sunday, September 26, 2010 from 10am to 6pm, rain or shine?. It’s on Atlantic Avenue from Hicks Street to Fourth Avenue?. 10 Blocks of Food, Festivities, and Fun Through the Heart of Brownstone Brooklyn…

    Saturday 25th September 2010 - 4:03:48 AM | Comments (2)

  • Chinese Moon Festival at Red Egg!

    Thursday 23rd September 2010 - 3:58:27 PM | Comment

  • Kings of Pastry Playing at Film Forum!

    Dubbed “the culinary HURT LOCKER”; “gastro-porn of the highest quality…as thrilling as any Olympic final”; and “quite possibly one of the most delicious films ever committed to celluloid.” the Kings of Pastry will be at The Film Forum through 9/28! Watch the trailer here!

    Monday 20th September 2010 - 9:52:52 PM | Comment

  • Top Chef Just Desserts and Free Dessert in NYC today!

    Wednesday 15th September 2010 - 5:24:22 PM | Comment

  • Dessert Buzz’s Payard Preview!

    City Sweet Tooth friend Dessert Buzz posted a nice preview of what we can expect once Francois Payard Bistro opens later this month. Exciting! Francois Payard Bakery will be at 116 West Houston St.

    Wednesday 15th September 2010 - 1:04:48 AM | Comment

  • Reminder – Fashion’s Night Out is Tonight!

    Friday 10th September 2010 - 1:09:25 PM | Comment

  • Parked! Sunday at Governors Island!

    Saturday 4th September 2010 - 2:52:51 PM | 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

  • Baking Classes at International Culinary Center!

    Normally I’m all about trying the sweets as opposed to baking them, but these classes at the International Culinary Center look really fun for the baking inclined! Baguettes, croissants, Italian pastries, Jewish holiday pastries, macaroons, and more! Check out the list below the cut! Even if you don’t bake, you can give classes as gifts!

    Thursday 5th August 2010 - 12:14:22 PM | Comment

  • 50% off at Kyotofu with Inbundles!

    Friday 30th July 2010 - 4:08:51 PM | Comment

  • 60 Cent Slices at Junior’s Tomorrow!

    (photo from Junior’s site) Tomorrow (July 30th) is Juniors‘ 60th anniversary and to celebrate they’ll be offering 60 cent slices of their famed cheesecake all day! Also diners at their Brooklyn location get a free slice if they order a meal! (NY Daily News)

    Thursday 29th July 2010 - 12:12:43 AM | Comment

  • Game Review: Nimble Strong: Bartender in Training

    In a City Sweet Tooth first, I am doing a video game (app.) review here! I was sent a demo to check out and since I enjoyed it and also found it educational, I thought you may like it too. The game is Nimble Strong: Bartender in Training, and it’s a game with anime/manga style […]

    Monday 19th July 2010 - 1:26:05 AM | Comment

  • Shopping at City Sweet Tooth!

    Hi City Sweet Tooth fans! I’m starting to set up ways for people to buy my books and prints here. I have a new “Abby’s Bookstore!” link on the upper right side. You can click it to by my books on Amazon including the graphic novels Dolltopia, Tough Love, and my various kids comics and […]

    Friday 16th July 2010 - 2:06:14 AM | Comment

  • Summer Saturdaze at East New York Farmer’s Market!

    City Sweet Tooth friend Janelle of Jin’s Journey sent word of the East New York Farmer’s Market! They carry local and organic produce including Caribbean specialty crops like karela, bora, and callaloo. Plus, they’re holding a concert series called “Summer Saturdaze” throughout July and August. Click here for more details!

    Wednesday 7th July 2010 - 1:34:29 AM | Comment

  • “California Gurls” Video

    Enjoy the psychedelic candy land!

    Monday 5th July 2010 - 11:42:22 PM | Comment (1)

  • Free People’s Pops Friday and Saturday!

    Friday 25th June 2010 - 12:04:57 AM | Comment

  • Lots of Food Events this Weekend!

    Thursday 24th June 2010 - 11:39:40 PM | Comment

  • The Edible Garden at The New York Botanical Garden!

      The New York Botanical Garden  is putting on an exhibit and cooking demo series from June 19 – October 17, 2010 called The Edible Garden.

    Saturday 19th June 2010 - 4:30:41 PM | Comment

  • Little Buddy Biscuit Company’s Father’s Day Treats!

    Tuesday 15th June 2010 - 2:30:01 AM | Comment

  • Brooklyn Day of Desserts! June 27th!

    Heads up on a cool Brooklyn event coming up! Caterers from all over Brooklyn will be there showcasing desserts, and Janelle of will be participating. Yum!

    Wednesday 9th June 2010 - 3:25:13 AM | Comment

  • Kyotofu at Dean and Deluca!

    This just in! Kyotofu sweets will be available at Dean and Deluca locations! Details below…

    Wednesday 9th June 2010 - 2:14:47 AM | Comment

  • Parked – Food Vendors @ Bklyn Yard 5/31!

    Saturday 29th May 2010 - 3:53:06 PM | Comment

  • Sweet Tip! Ice Cream Sandwiches in Bk!

    Thursday 20th May 2010 - 1:38:45 AM | Comment

  • Free Sweets @ Dessert Truck Works 5/20!

    From 11am-11pm Thursday DT Works is offering free bread pudding, ice cream, or sorbet! Dessert Buzz has the details here! DT Works  6 Clinton Street, New York NY 10002 (map)

    Thursday 20th May 2010 - 1:31:53 AM | Comment

  • Sweet Tip! Dessert News for Chelsea!

    Here are links to some sweet news for Chelsea this week! Doughnut Plant to open new branch at Chelsea Hotel! More sweets (It’s Sugar and MarieBelle) to join Mari’s at future Limelight Market!

    Thursday 7th January 2010 - 2:34:17 AM | Comment

  • Back in NYC! Sweets news!

      I’m back from book tour (and recovering from laryngitis) and a lot is going on, so here are a few  sweet links for the weekend! Pichet Ong’s new dessert bar, Spot, opening November 17th! Bake off at Nowhere Bar November 14th! The Chocolate Experiment November 15th in Brooklyn! Payard’s new Francois Chocolate Bar is […]

    Saturday 14th November 2009 - 1:50:49 AM | Comment

  • Pure Dark site launched + sweet discount!

    Dark chocolate specialty line Pure Dark has a shop at 350 Bleecker St. which is pretty much a heaven of samples and dark chocolatey products. They’ve now launched their online store and are offering a discount for City Sweet Tooth readers! You get a 15%  discount when you order through and use promotional code […]

    Wednesday 23rd September 2009 - 10:53:11 PM | Comment

  • Sweet Tip! Free Waffles Monday 8/24!

    The Strong Buzz reports: In honor of National Waffle Day, on Monday August 24th the Wafles & Dinges truck (parked at Fifth Avenue between 23rd and 22nd Street in the Flatiron), will give away free waffles for one hour (11:30 am – 12:30 pm). And they’ll be giving away free dinges (toppings) all day long!

    Saturday 22nd August 2009 - 4:01:18 PM | Comment

  • Upcoming dessert events! Jacques Torres 3/16 and Luxee 3/18-19!

    Wednesday 11th March 2009 - 1:11:43 AM | Comment

  • Pastry Class at Luxee!

    City Sweet Tooth fave Luxee has been offering pastry classes for a while now, but only to Japanese speakers. Starting this March the classes will be for English speaking students too. Yay! Details here:

    Tuesday 17th February 2009 - 7:07:23 PM | Comment

  • 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! Dessert date ideas for V-day!

    Thursday 12th February 2009 - 5:43:33 AM | Comment

  • Sweet Tip – Chocolate & I, New York – all this week!

    Check it out, there is a promotion with various chocolatiers participating this week including sampling, tours, and demos. Click here for the calendar!

    Tuesday 10th February 2009 - 5:32:34 PM | Comment

  • Luxee Winter Party Jan. 14th!

    It’s time for another amazing Luxee party! I attended the Fall one (details here) and let me tell you it was worth it. If you like high end French pastries with a Japanese flair you will LOVE this! It’s also a great opportunity to try many desserts at once in an elegant setting for a […]

    Thursday 8th January 2009 - 2:19:38 AM | Comment

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

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

  • Political Sweets!

    Remember to vote today! And eat some political sweets!Black and White cookies from Zaro’s featuring the candidates! (photo from Grub Street)

    Tuesday 4th November 2008 - 6:15:41 AM | Comment

  • Sweet Tip – Halloween Week fun!

    Thursday 30th October 2008 - 3:28:49 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