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Archive for the 'Doughnut Plant' Category

The chocolate hazelnut creme doughnut has bit of hazelnut in the glaze and the chocolate filling is lighter than you expect

So, two chefs, an acupuncturist and a blogger walk into a doughnut shop…

Two weeks ago on a warm-ish Saturday morning I met up with three other hungry individuals at the Lower East Side location of the Doughnut Plant.  My partners for the day consisted of a pastry student, a savory chef, who just accepted a job at one of the top restaurants in the US and Doctore, an acupuncturist who is also an accomplished baker and sometime contributor to DessertBuzz.  We planned to spend the day walking to some of our favorite dessert and pastry spots.  The sole criteria to determine who we would visit, was that each establishment had to have at least one product that was in the mix for “best of New York City”.  A secondary goal was to not go into insulin shock. (more…)

Each doughnut is hand-blowtorched

The Doughnut Plant creme brulee doughnut

Last October the Doughnut Plant stole the show at the New York Food and Wine “Sweet” event.  They brought a selection of doughnuts, including a delicious jelly doughnut, but their creme brulee doughnut, which was hand-blow-torched on the spot was the hit of the show and netted them the prize for best dessert at the 2011 Sweet event.  Tickets for the 2012 event–where you can try desserts from Dominique Ansel, Joe Murphy of Jean Georges, Elizabeth Falkner and many others are still available. (more…)

10 year old doughnut expert continued: Doughnut Plant

Posted by Niko on April 4th, 2012

If the doughnut isn't as big as your face it's not big enough

DessertBuzz’s 10-year-old doughnut expert and guest reviewer was back on the streets of New York again yesterday in search of more doughnuts!  Luckily, he was able to find some at the Chelsea location of the Doughnut Plant.   You may recall the Doughnut Plant from the 2011 New York Food and Wine Show where they won best dessert with their creme brulee doughnut. (more…)

What makes doughnut Plant creme brulee doughnuts so good?

Posted by Niko on January 9th, 2012
Each doughnut is hand-blowtorched

The Doughnut Plant creme brulee doughnut

In October the Doughnut Plant stole the show at the New York Food and Wine “Sweet” event.  They brought a selection of doughnuts, including a delicious jelly doughnut, but their creme brulee doughnut, which was hand-blow-torched on the spot was the hit of the show and netted them the prize for best dessert at the 2011 Sweet event. (more…)

Plated dessert from Karen DeMasco of Locana Verde

Last night was the New York Food & Wine Festival “Sweet” event and the desserts on display were truly awesome.  Rarely are so many of New York’s best pastry chefs and their desserts all in one place at the same time.  Here’s Part 1 (Part @ is here) of some  of best plates on hand:

Johnny Iuzzini's Crispy Godiva Chocolate and Praline Pop with Cranberry

Johnny Iuzzini’s booth was mobbed all night.  I thought he would win the fan prize but he was just beaten by The Doughnut Plant.  More from Johnny Iuzzini of Jean Georges on Dessertbuzz. (more…)

New York Food and Wine Festival - Sweet Event sponsored by Godiva

New York Food and Wine Festival - Sweet Event on September 29th, sponsored by Godiva

I can’t believe how many Dessert Buzz favorites are attending the “Sweet” event at the New York Food and Wine Festival (Tonight!).  It will be a truly awesome event this for any attendee, so grab your tickets asap since this event will sell out. EVENT IS SOLD OUT! Pastry chefs attending the event who have been featured on DessertBuzz  include  Francois Payard (interview) of Francois Chocolate Bar, Gustav Tzoc (interview) of Abe and Arthur’s, Andrea Jarosh of Donatella, Michelle Park of Kyotofu, Karen DeMasco of Locanda Verde, Catrine Oscarson of Mas, Ludovic Augendre and Florian Bellange of Mad Mac, Johnny Iuzzini of Jean Georges, Alison Kave of First Prize Pies and Ron Ben-Israel Cakes,  Details below.

Don't miss Andrea Jarosh's desserts at the New York food and wine sweet event - sponsored by Godiva

Andrea Jarosh's Sfogliatella dessert from Donatella

Karen DeMasco Mini Rhubarb Pie

Mad-Mac's Macarons

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Click here to go to the City Sweet Tooth review of The Doughnut Plant

I have a friend who is eating his way through all the doughnuts at the Chelsea location of the Doughnut Plant.  He keeps insisting that he is going to send me a review.  While we are waiting for that review, check out this great piece from artist Abby Denson at  The City Sweet Tooth comic to learn more about the (new-ish) Doughnut Plant in Chelsea.

Doughnut Plant: 220 W. 23rd St., bet. 7th & 8th Aves.

Peace foods cafe chocolate frosted doughnut

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