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Archive for the 'Du Jour Bakery' Category

Tres leches cake

Last week, two well regarded NYC pastry chefs, Vera Tong and husband T. J. Obias, opened Du Jour Bakery in Park Slope.  Lucky for me a thoughtful friend picked up a bunch of their offerings me to try.  Though I didn’t consume most of the items until the evening–a very suboptimal tasting timeline for baked goods–everything was quite good.  Read on for our first look.


David Carmichael of Gilt deconstructed an apple pie

Three of my favorite dishes from the Great Gathering of Chefs event.   From Gilt, David Carmichael’s deconstructed apple pie, from Veritas, Emily Wallendjack‘s salted peanut butter square and from Du Jour Bakery Vera Tong and TJ Obias‘ S’mores cupcake and whoopie pie. (more…)