Archive for the ‘Dessert’ Category

posted by on Banana, Chocolate, Dessert, East Village

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I always loved the quirky desserts pastry chef Christina Tosi makes at Momofuku Milk Bar—the sweet treats counter part to David Chang’s legendary Momofuku Ssam Bar—like her cereal milk soft serve and compost cookie. But I hadn’t visited since Milk Bar announced that it would no longer be serving cake slices. I thought it was [...]

posted by on American, Baking, Chocolate, Coffees & Cafes, Comfort Food, Cupcakes, Dessert, Nolita, Vegging Out

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When I first moved into my new apartment, one of the more exciting storefronts was the one for the soon-to-arrive Little Cupcake Bakeshop, a Brooklyn bakery that would be crossing the bridge. This Sunday, their Manhattan doors finally opened and revealed loads of buttercream, chandeliers and cupcake-loving New Yorkers. (Who said the cupcake craze was [...]

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 American, Apples, Baking, Cereal, Chicken, Comfort Food, Dessert, Dinner, Events, Seasonal, Vegging In

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Last week, I got to attend a fun event hosted by Post—right here in my work building! The company brought with them the chefs and owners of Chelsea eatery Tipsy Parson, Julie Taras Wallach and Tasha Garcia, who showed us how to use cereal to put a healthy spin on comfort food. I’m a huge [...]

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 Dessert, Upper East Side

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My boyfriend recently celebrated his birthday, so we got him his favorite dessert of all-time, the Lady M crepe cake, for his big day. The Lady M Mille crepe cake is made of nearly 20 thin crepes piled atop each other with custard cream filling in between and the top layer brûléed just a smidge. [...]