Archive for the ‘Chocolate’ Category

posted by on Banana, Chocolate, Coffees & Cafes, Comfort Food, Dessert, Nolita, Vegging Out

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{Two gems from a weeknight dessert outing: banana cream pie and bread pudding made of chocolate croissants} {Just wanted to share/inspire jealousy} Cafe Gitane 242 Mott St. (at Prince St.) 212.334.9552 B, D, F, M to Broadway-Lafayette 6 to Bleecker

posted by on Bread, Chicken, Chocolate, Dessert, Dinner, European, French, Nolita, Vegging Out

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Many foods have gotten the solo treatment at restaurants—macaroni, peanut butter, doughnuts—but I imagine if Europeans were going to spin this trend, it’d be like Tartinery, an industrial chic Nolita spot that serves varieties of—you guessed it—tartines (among a few other things). My boyfriend and I had been wanting to try it since moving to [...]

posted by on Baking, Chocolate, Dessert


Besides perusing cookbooks, perusing food blogs is one of my favorite ways to hunt for new recipes. I’ve been a fan of Smitten Kitchen for a while now, but somehow, I had never got around to putting one of her recipes to good use. While my boyfriend was away for about two weeks, I had [...]

posted by on Breakfast, Cheese, Chocolate, Coffees & Cafes, Dessert, Fruit, Ice cream, Mediterranean, Sandwiches, Travels, Vegging Out


With all the volcano/flight-cancellation news before my trip, I was totally stressing and completely forgot to post that I’d be gone from the blog for a little more than a week while on vacation. Apologies! But as you probably gathered, the volcano was dormant, our flight took off and my boyfriend and I headed to [...]

posted by on Cake, Chocolate, Dessert, East Village, Vegging Out

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I hit up Spot Dessert Bar on St. Marks this week yet again, and this time, I fell in love with the chocolate banana pudding. My boyfriend got the white miso semifreddo, which we had eyed last time, but it has the whole salty-sweet thing going on, and that’s not really my cup of tea. [...]

posted by on Baking, Chocolate, Comfort Food, Cupcakes, Dessert, Snacks

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