Dessertbuzz | 2011 October

October 2011

New York Dessert News N’ Notes: Former Daniel Pastry Chef set to open bakery in SOHO, Desserts in season

28 Oct 2011, Posted by Niko in Daniel, Dominique Ansel Bakery, Francois Payard Bakery (FPB), Ivy Bakery, Reviews, Rouge Tomate

Flo Fab is reporting that Dominique Ansel, former Executive Pastry Chef at Daniel, is set to open Dominique Ansel Bakery next Wednesday on 189 Spring Street [NY Times]. Of course this means Soho will now be jam packed with bakeries.  Including Balthazar Bakery at 80…

Rayuela: Great Latin food, superb desserts and a live tree

20 Oct 2011, Posted by Niko in Rayuela, Reviews

Rayuela has the best Latin food (they call it “freestyle Latino Cuisine”) I’ve eaten in New York in years. Two of the dishes were true standouts: The Paella Verde ($30) with cilantro and parsley-infused Valencia rice, shrimp, clams, rabbit, chicken, tomatillo poblano aioli and their…