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New York foodies and macarons: A match made in almond flour

20 Sep 2011, Posted by Niko in Best of New York City, Bisousciao Macarons, Bouchon, Dessert Truck Works, Financier patisserie, Francois Chocolate Bar, Francois Payard Bakery (FPB), Gallery 32 bakery, Georgia's, Gourmet Macaroons, Hester Street Fair, Kee Chocolatier, LaDuree, Macaron Cafe, Macaron Parlour, Silver Moon Bakery

Why is it so important for New Yorkers to know what other people think is “the best”?   With the opening of Laduree in New York City there has been a considerable amount of macaron hype, most of it around how superior their macarons are…

Cha-An tea house desserts: black sesame creme brulee

14 Sep 2011, Posted by Niko in Cha-An

A little while ago I surveyed a small group of trusted blogger friends and asked them to provide ten don’t-miss-if-you’re-in-New-York desserts.  The guidelines were to exclude pricey “fancy pants” restaurant desserts but to include everything else.  One of the items that came up was Cha-An’s…