Archive for the ‘Dessert’ Category

posted by on Cheese, Dessert, Dinner, Italian, Nolita, Vegetarian, Vegging Out

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When Fashion’s Night Out hit New York City two Fridays ago, I was actually game for some boutique browsing, free canapes and celebrity sightings. But this being New York, where anything free is a mob scene, I got none of that. I snaked through hoards of snap-happy tweens who were waiting for Gwen Stefani outside [...]

posted by on American, Cafe, Coffees & Cafes, Comfort Food, Dessert, Nolita, Vegging Out

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I’m always on the hunt for cool cafes, so I figured I should start documenting my finds in a specific way on the blog. My most recent strolling led me to Epistrophy in my neighborhood of Nolita. It’s actually a wine bar, but it seems to double as a cafe in the afternoon. With the [...]

posted by on Baking, Chocolate, Dessert

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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 American, Breakfast, Comfort Food, Dessert, Nolita, Vegging Out

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The best part of my neighborhood is the FOOD. If you don’t think restaurants were in the criteria for my apartment hunt, you clearly don’t know me. During day one of moving two weekends ago, my boyfriend and I settled down to brunch…at 5 p.m. That’s what happens when you’re schlepping boxes and bags; you [...]

posted by on Baking, Dessert, Dinner, Dinner party, Entrees, Protein, Salads, Vegetarian, Vegging In

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Last night I finally got to make good on a deal my friend Shyema of Beauty and the Feast and I had made to make dinner together. After having an amazing quiche at my cousin’s place in Philly over July 4th weekend, I suggested a vegetable quiche for our meal last night. Shy was down [...]

posted by on Comfort Food, Dessert, News, Vegging Out, West Village

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From cupcakes to fro-yo to food trucks, New York City is no stranger to food trends and the summer time is a great time for the latest to come center stage. For the summer of 2010, the New York Times says Popsicles will be all the rage. I’m a sucker for the Times Dining section, [...]