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  • 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

  • New York Taste 2011!

    I had the pleasure of attending New York Taste this week, and there were a fantastic selection of dishes to sample! This year the tables were arranged by the theme of “Around the World” and I think it worked very well for the event. Standout desserts included Payard’s macarons and Le Caprice’s Sticky Toffee Pudding, [...]

    Wednesday 9th November 2011 - 2:15:02 PM | 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

  • City Sweet Tooth Comic – Tasting Tips!

    This is a special one. It’s got vital tips for food and wine tasting events! Click to enlarge!

    Wednesday 10th November 2010 - 3:33:40 AM | Comment (1)

  • New York Taste 2010!

    This year’s New York Taste had a well curated selection of local restaurants all complimented by wines paired by Côtes du Rhône. Trends like meatballs and speakeasy style cocktails were in evidence, but I was most interested in the sweets! My fave was Le Bernadin’s Parsnip Custard with Dominican Chocolate, Hazelnut & Brown Butter. I [...]

    Tuesday 2nd November 2010 - 1:09:49 AM | Comment

  • City Sweet Tooth Comic – Choice Eats 2010!

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    Wednesday 7th April 2010 - 8:57:22 AM | Comment (1)

  • Truffles at Artisanal Premium Cheese Center!

    Here’s my take on the custom truffles featured at the Artisanal Premium Cheese Center’s “Decadent Chocolate and Sinful Cheese with Pastry Chef Colleen Riley” last weekend. I was excited to attend this tasting; which incorporated wine, cheese, and chocolate! Photos below:

    Friday 19th February 2010 - 3:56:48 AM | Comment (1)

  • Chocolate and Cheese Tastings This Week! 2/11 and 2/13!

    Reminder – Global Giving Circle party is tonight! Blame it on the upcoming V-day, but there are a load of amazing tasting events within the next week (and not just the Chocolate and I events)! Here are two that stand out!

    Thursday 11th February 2010 - 2:43:25 AM | Comment

  • Chocolate & I – 2/9!

      (Bespoke Chocolates Pretzel-Covered Sea-Salted Caramels) I got to sit in at tonight’s Chocolate & I events and learned a lot!

    Wednesday 10th February 2010 - 3:40:45 AM | Comment