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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, [...]

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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? [...]

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As Eater NY reports, the owners of Sugar Sweet Sunshine went on vacation for a week without their usual notice, but their customers weren’t too happy about it. One patron posted a sign asking where they went and others proceeded to express their love for the cupcakery on the sign. Gotta love New York. Oh, [...]

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Some ideas make you ask yourself, “Why didn’t I think of that?” This, my friends, is one such idea. It’s a CupShake, an ingenious concoction created by The Sweet Tooth Fairy and Sammy’s Cafe, two dessert destinations in Utah. Theirs mixes a soft serve ice cream and a cupcake but for an at-home option, try [...]

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To celebrate Vermont’s new law recognizing gay marriage, the state’s local ice creamery, better known as Ben & Jerry’s, has renamed their classic Chubby Hubby flavor as “Hubby Hubby.” Cute, no? Working with the gay and non-gay partnership, Freedom to Marry, Ben & Jerry’s won’t be changing labels (that could take 18 months according to [...]

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I seem to be a little late on this news (which broke on August 17), but just because the dust has settled doesn’t make it any easier to digest. I know us city-dwellers sometime pine for suburban delights like Olive Garden, IHOP and Applebee’s, and that’s fine. At least those places are decent. But T.G.I. [...]