Hi, looking for a nice sit down weekday breakfast. Should be located between around 23rd st and Canal. Food can be sweet or savory and price is not an issue.
Sometimes in life it's nice to have someone make the important decisions for you, like choosing the toppings for your ice cream or gelato. Épicerie Boulud does just that with four seasonal Coupe Glacées.
Remember the Tres Leches Parfait from Ivy Bakery? We'll they've done one better, and now you can get Cinnamon Tres Leches Parfaits ($5.75).
If you're in Soho, visit the Swarovski Crystal store on Broadway. Walk to the back of the narrow shop and there is Café Kristall, and this surprising crunchy-creamy chocolate sweet.
Is there anything you can't do, Taboonette? Dessert now, too? You're too kind.
Rich whole-milk ricotta and lemon zest are lightened by meringue to produce a pancake that is tangy, fluffy, not-too-sweet, and satisfying. This recipe from Baking Out Loud: Fun Desserts with Big Flavors is simple enough to make every day.
The kitchen at Jeffrey's Grocery may be closed in the morning, but there are plenty of delicious options in the pastry case for a light meal.
A few things to note at Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria. First, they offer bomboloni now! They're $2 each and you can find them at the pastry counter alongside fruit foccacia and olive oil cake.
The enormous, gooey, streusel-topped cinnamon bun at Macaron Parlour is worth waiting for.
Many-layered cakes are one of my favorite things to look at. And eat, of course. Lady M's Mille Crepe, the assortment of Icebox Cakesfrom Billy's Bakery—and now, Grandaisy Bakery's Coconut & Dulce de Leche Cake ($4). Spelt wafers are...
was first introduced to Xocolatti at a friend's dinner party, where glasses of champagne were accompanied by truffles. The one on my plate was a pistachio—a blend of chocolate ganache and pistachio paste, all rolled in crushed pistachios.
From a decadent slab of coconut milk-soaked cake to a favorite Thai dessert of mango and warm sticky rice, coconut plays an integral role in so many desserts we love. Here are our five of our favorite coconut desserts; let us know if we've missed yours!
A really good chicken sandwich can be hard to find; so many are dry or stringy or downright boring. But great chicken—juicy, flavorful, maybe with some crisp skin in the mix—is perfect sandwich fodder. You can't really beat fried chicken on a bun, but it's just as good grilled and stacked with avocado, roasted and slicked with fat...or, well, we'll let this list of chicken sandwich stars speak for itself.
'wichcraft has five seasonal additions to their sandwich menu—some new, some new versions of old favorites. Here's our rundown. Spoiler alert: we'd recommend them all.
If I had it my way, pumpkin, apple, pecan, and all those warming, autumn-inspired treats would appear on the menu of bakeries and sweet shops all year long. But since that isn't happening anytime soon, I'll take what I can get for the next few months. That means caramel-laced pumpkin scones, pecan tarts with a spicy gingerbread crust, cranberry and apple cobblers topped with chantilly cream, and pumpkin custards. And that's just the beginning.
It's easy to walk by this adorable West Village shop, but you'd be missing out on a British expat's dream come to true. Take a tour of Myers of Keswick, which has been selling packaged goods and hot-from-the-oven scones to Brits for decades.
While it's still warm out, order a cup of house made soft-serve at this Soho chocolate shop. Flavors change from time to time; my most recent visit brought a velvety milk chocolate swirled with wattleseed vanilla.
This fried sandwich/pastry is stuffed with tender sautéed kale, tangy goat cheese-spiked potato, and red wine-braised lamb of incredible quality: juicy and so flavorful that everyone who tried it couldn't help but say "lamb-y!" or "whoa, lamb!" as soon as they'd had their first bite. Get this September special while you can.
The pudding is baked high and mighty in a muffin cup, with equal parts bread and dark chocolate, the big chunks all melty and soft. The surface is a deep brown and offers a fine crunch against the dense, moist pudding.
It's a teardrop-shaped creation, equal parts milk chocolate mousse and pistachio mousse.
Black Hound's Praline Cake ($7.50) is more nut than cake, and a fine afternoon treat to split with a friend.
[Photo: Kathy YL Chan] This Lemon-Raspberry Cake ($4.50), with cheery yellows, greens and pinks, speaks summer in color. A pretty sight indeed. Whimsical pipes of lightly torched meringue sit over layers of bold and airy pistachio sponge cake alternating...
Unlike most their brownies, this seasonal creation features only a sliver of the bakery's signature buttery chocolate brownie under a thick layer of pumpkin cake.
Served in individual rounds, the cake is all at once fluffy and comforting. Alternating layers of feather-soft coconut cake and a whipped coconut mousse are paired with seasonal fruits and a luxurious scoop of coconut sorbet.
The filling of this turnover ($3.75) is composed of three very wonderful components: fresh ricotta cheese, toasted pistachio, and candied citron. The citron is cut into a tiny dice and folded along with the pistachios into the ricotta. Just enough sugar for a faintly sweet finish.
La Maison du Chocolat's Mont Marron ($8.50) is like a glamorous version of your classic Mont Blanc, each creation cut into tidy squares.