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7 Great Places for Soft-Serve in NYC

New York Carey Jones 3 comments

If given a choice between soft-serve and regular ice cream, I'd take soft-serve in a second. I'm crazy for its airy-light texture, how it's always perfectly lick-off-the-cone-able. And New York happens to be an excellent place for soft-serve, ranging from treats as simple as Mr. Softee to as complex as coconut soy milk soft-serve or goat's milk orange blossom. Come see 7 of our favorites in the city! More

The Best Macarons in New York City

New York Kathy YL Chan 28 comments

When Robyn Lee first wrote about macarons in 2007, there were some, but not many macaron shops in New York; but fast forward to 2011 and they're all over the place. But which macarons are the best in the city? We tasted hundreds to find out. More

Sugar Rush: The Best Blended Espressos and Mochaccinos

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Starbucks Frappuccinos were an obsession of mine until I moved to New York and realized just how many other better blended icy coffee concoctions there are in this city of ours. I've been drinking my way through many of New York's offerings, and have narrowed down my favorite espresso-based blended drinks to two places. More

Dessert Files: ChikaLicious

New York Kathy YL Chan Post a comment

[Photographs: Kathy YL Chan] It's not very often that the $14 prix fixe menu at ChikaLicious changes, but when it does, you can be guaranteed that the new items will be great. An amuse, main dish of your picking,... More

The Best Cupcakes in New York City

New York Leah Douglas 79 comments

We know, we know—it's been years since cupcakes first hit New York. And Serious Eats is not the sort of blog that breathlessly covers every new cupcakery in the city. But at some point, we came to the realization that, when asked where sold the best cupcakes in New York City, we didn't have an answer. And that just wouldn't do. So we tracked down New York's best. More

Sugar Rush: Ice Cream Eclairs and Sandwiches at ChikaLicious

New York Kathy YL Chan 1 comment

[Photo: Kathy YL Chan] Back in April, we mentioned the Chocolate Iced Sorbet Macaron ($2.50); and yes, it's perfect for a midday bite while strolling in the East Village. But as awesome that macaron is, we suggest you pass... More

Sugar Rush: Two Takes on Matcha Cakes

New York Kathy YL Chan 3 comments

[Photo: Kathy YL Chan] We've got two takes on Matcha Cakes for you today. The first is by Lady M on the Upper East Side, though you can also find this cake at the Soho Dean & Deluca's. Lady... More

Sugar Rush: Raspberry Cupcake at ChikaLicious

New York Kathy YL Chan 4 comments

[Photo: Kathy YL Chan] A recent stop at ChikaLicious Dessert Club called to attention two relatively new desserts. First up, a Chocolate Sorbet Iced Macaron ($2.50): a mini-ice cream sandwich in which housemade dark chocolate sorbet is sandwiched between... More

Sugar Rush: Chocolate and Vanilla Eclairs at ChikaLicious

New York Kathy YL Chan 3 comments

[Photo: Kathy Chan] It's not often you'll find new menu items at ChikaLicious Dessert Club, but when they do show up, they're often a hit. I spotted chocolate and vanilla eclairs on the menu a few months back, but... More

Sugar Rush: New Cake Trio at ChikaLicious

New York Kathy YL Chan 3 comments

A set of three cakes recently made way on the menu at ChikaLicious in the East Village—Strawberry Shortcake, Green Tea & Grand Marnier, and Valhrona Chocolate Cake. When asked for a recommendation, the owner pointed us in the direction... More

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