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ARCHIVE FOR October, 2006


Kyotofu, a “hip, upscale Japanese dessert bar” will be opening in Hell’s Kitchen this Friday, November 6. I have been waiting for this established Japanese cafe to open its first US branch, and am excited that something so unique will be coming to New York. With reported menu items like Kuromame black bean coffee cake, [...]

by on October 30th, 2006
$1 Coffee and Chocolate

Max Brenner’s, a Wonka-like chocolate emporium in Union Square, is now offering a chocolate-covered waffle and coffee for $1.00. I saw a sign for this incredible deal today waving high above the shop, and I entered just in time to take advantage. I ordered the “$1 special” at 11:07 am, and even though the deal [...]

by on October 17th, 2006
Cupcakes for Kids

Buying cupcakes next week will make you feel twice as good. From October 16 – 22, select bakeries around the US will donate proceeds from cupcake sales to CancerCare for Kids, a program that provides free, professional services to children and families affected by cancer. This is a fun way to support such a worthy [...]

by on October 12th, 2006
Dessert Week ’06: Sweet Melissa

After eating cake, scones, and peanut butter bars at Baked, we needed to work up an appetite for our next stop on the Brooklyn Bakery tour, Sweet Melissa Patisserie. We walked 1.6 miles between the two locations, taking us from the slightly rundown area of Red Hook into the more wealthy and established area of [...]

by on October 11th, 2006
Dessert Week ’06: Baked

A trendy bakery that lives up to the hype. Good pastries, relaxed atmosphere and friendly staff. Worth going to, even if it is a bit out of the way.

by on October 5th, 2006

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by Erin McKenna

Super Natural Cooking
by Heidi Swanson

BakeWise: The how's and whys of successful baking.
by Shirley O. Corriher

Baked Brooklyn
by Matt Lewis

Atlas Shrugged
by Andrea Dinoto

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by Ellen Williams

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An interest, that turned into a blog, that turned into a career. Kelli Bernard is now the owner and baker of Amai Tea & Bake House.

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