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Taste of the Upper West Side will feature many DessertBuzz Favorites

Fantastic seasonal fare by Jean-Georges Vongerichten is expected for Saturday's "Best of the West"

Don’t miss the Sixth annual Whole Foods Market new Taste of the Upper West Side featuring many DessertBuzz Favorites such as Jean-Georges, Dovetail, Sugar and PlummSarabeth’s and Momofuku Milk Bark.

Christina Tosi of Momofuku Milk Bar is sure to be send over some delicious eats

Check out the lineup for the opening event on Wednesday, May 29thThe Soirée in the Park–A cocktail event celebrating Theodore Roosevelt Park in Central Park –one of New York City’s treasures. With 100% of the proceeds benefiting the Park, occasion will have live music and feature champagne and hors d’oeuvres by chefs John Fraser (Dovetail), Maria Loi (Loi) and Cesare Casella (Salumeria Rosi Parmacotta).

On Friday, May 31, 2013 the Comfort Classics event will take place with host Adam Richman. More than 40 of the Upper West Side’s most innovative chefs will present soul-satisfying classics and new takes on old favorites.

Sarabeth's "chubby" cookie

On Friday May 18th is the return Comfort Classics, co-hosted once again by Travel Channel’s Adam Richman and joined by  fellow Travel Channel extreme foodie and new co-host, Andrew Zimmern. The food consists of original bites inspired by classic dishes from 35 chefs including Ditch Plains’ Marc Murphy, Sarabeth’s Sarabeth Levine and many more.

On Saturday, June 1, The Best of the West event (our personal favorite due to the high end plated desserts that are usually served) takes place, highlighting the best of the Upper West Side culinary scene. This year 40 celebrated chefs and restaurateurs will offer dishes. Hosted by Gail Simmons (Top Chef Judge and Food & Wine’s Special Project’s Director).

Brussel sprouts from Jean Georges

For more information and to purchase tickets go here.  For more coverage of the Dessertbuzz favorites featured here see the links below:

Dovetail

Sarabeth’s

Jean Georges

Momofuku Milk Bar

Jacques Torres

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4 Responses to “DessertBuzz Favorites to attend new Taste of the Upper West Side: Dovetail, Sugar & Plumm, Momofuku Milk Bar, & more”

I like all those places except I hate, hate, hated the Crack Cookie at Milk Bar. That was one of the worst desserts I’ve ever had. That place has a GREAT PR PERSON because the desserts are awful.

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@Mic – Really? That’s a neat trick since Milk Bar doesn’t have a crack cookie! They have a crack pie. Maybe that’s what you were thinking of. And one of the worst desserts you’ve ever had–that sounds horrible!

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