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posted by on Baking, Bread, Breakfast, Brunch, Snacks

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The first and only time I’ve made scones was for a breakfast I hosted at my apartment one Sunday morning. I was out pretty late Saturday night and having not prepared a single scrap of dough, I found myself kneading away at 4 a.m. Looking back on it, it was actually kind of fun. Either [...]

posted by on American, Breakfast, Brunch, Cafe, Chocolate, Coffees & Cafes, Comfort Food, Events, Flatiron, Lower East Side, News, Vegging Out

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If you live in New York, you know that mid-January until mid-March, the city is pretty bleak. We’re past the twinkling lights of the holidays and the revelry of New Years, making those freezing temps not so fun any more. But before you head to the grocery store to stock up on resources (15 degrees? [...]

Vegging Out: Doma

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posted by on Breakfast, Brunch, Cafe, Coffees & Cafes, Comfort Food, Snacks, Vegging Out, West Village

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When I read about Doma, it promised all the good things that a great West Village café should: cozy space, restaurant-enough to stay but casual-enough to linger, mismatched furniture that give it a homey vibe and handmade artwork to boot. But after trying Doma for brunch, I realized that perhaps this place is better for [...]

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So I’m two weeks late on this but… Tthere are still two more opportunities to score oatmeal topped with a delicious fruit topping at Jamba Juice for just $1. Bring this coupon to your local Jamba Juice on any Wednesday between now and Feb. 3 (meaning Jan. 20 and Feb. 3) to get yours!

posted by on Dessert, Vegging Out, West Village

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Thanks to two of my friends for sending me this envy-inducing picture of the black sesame banana dessert they ordered at L’Artusi. Yum! The dessert’s (sadly) no longer on the menu, but their other options are just as exotic: poached pear with pecan streusel, cranberry crostata and olive oil cake(!). L’Artusi 228 W. 10th St. [...]

posted by on Baking, Cake, Comfort Food, Dessert

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Isn’t she loooovely? Isn’t she wonderful? Stevie Wonder may have been singing about a lady in his life, but I’m singing about this red velvet cake I made for my friends’ joint birthdays last week. It was my first time making a two-layer cake from scratch and even though the icing job isn’t super clean [...]