The pastry chef for Lucques, a.o.c., and Tavern/The Larder shares some of her top picks for sweets and desserts in Los Angeles.
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Top Chef Season 10 winner Kristen Kish shares her five favorite burgers in Boston, including a few picks that are great after work (or a few drinks), a burger topped with fried oysters, and an off-menu special.
Brian Huskey (Top Chef Season 11 and R&D Chef at three Peruvian restaurants in LA) lets us in on his top five burgers in Los Angeles.
Mindy Segal, owner of Mindy's Hot Chocolate in Chicago, shares all the treats on her Valentine's Day wish list, from soft serve ice cream kissed with cinnamon and caramel, to salty-sweet Basque cake.
Looking for a sweet indulgence to celebrate Valentine's Day in NYC? Let Jacques Torres (a.k.a. "Mr. Chocolate") steer you in the direction of some top-notch treats perfect for marking the occasion.
Carrie Mashaney (Top Chef Season 11 and Chef de Cuisine at Aragona) shares her top five favorite burgers in Seattle, ranging from a deep-fried patty topped with wasabi coleslaw to a classic, all-American burger with loads of secret sauce.
Sara Johannes (Top Chef, Season 11 and Executive Chef at Shoyu, MSP Airport) lets us in on her top five favorite burgers in Milwaukee.
The Executive Pastry Chef at Harvest, (and nominee for Food & Wine's 2013 "The People's Best New Pastry Chef" award) fills us in on his favorite places to relax with a hot beverage and something sweet.
Aggie Chin loves fall flavors. The pastry chef at Palena lets us in on where to indulge, plus more of her favorite sweets, in Washington, D.C.
When Matt Danko isn't in the kitchen at The Greenhouse Tavern creating seasonal desserts for everyone to enjoy (even vegetarians, vegans, and gluten-free diners), he's satisfying his sweet tooth all over Cleveland with everything from marshmallow doughnuts to clothespin cookies. Check out all of his favorites.
Agatha Kulaga and Erin Patinkin of Ovenly Share Their Guide to Eating Sweets in Greenpoint, Brooklyn
A traditionally Polish neighborhood in North Brooklyn, Greenpoint is quickly becoming a mecca for new and interesting food establishments. Agatha Kulaga and Erin Patinkin, the dynamic duo behind Ovenly, have played a large part in the neighborhood's boom, with their salty-sweet baked goods and snacks. Here are some of their favorite places to satisfy a sweet tooth in the North Brooklyn hood.
Phoenix-based pastry chef Tracy Dempsey, who produces a line of sweet-meets-savory confections and supplies pastries for seven restaurants in the Valley, sure knows how to keep busy. We checked in to see her top spots for sweets in the Phoenix metro area.
Jessica Entzel, pastry chef at Morimoto Napa (and nominee for Food & Wine magazine's "The People's Best New Pastry Chef"), fills us in on her favorite sweets and desserts in the Napa Valley, with a list of treats that run the gamut from a bucket of freshly baked doughnuts to a classic root beer float.