Sticking around town for a few days? We've got just the thing to make your summer staycation the best choice you've made all week. Here are the six best food and drink events in NYC this weekend.
New Yorkers opposed to Mayor Mike Bloomberg's proposed ban on big-boy sodas marched in front of City Hall yesterday in what's been dubbed the "Million Big-Gulp March."The title, obviously, is a play on the 1995 "Million Man March" on Washington D.C., and is a pretty funny idea considering the less-t ... More >>
What was that thing Mayor Mike Bloomberg said about eating in "moderation?" If we're not mistaken, it went a little something like this: the mayor's proposed ban on big-boy cups for sugary drinks like soda is just "encouragement to do things in moderation."That said, food-bully Bloomberg this mornin ... More >>
Hey man...yeah, we know it's early, too. Are you seriously watching all of Star Trek: The Next Generation right now? Dude that's crazy. Riker like, gets turned into a Klingon or some shit on one of those episodes, right? No, I'm good for right now, thanks. I have to work! But is there any pizza lef ... More >>
While yesterday may have been Mayor Mike Bloomberg's You're Too Fat And Stupid To Make Your Own Decision About Soda Day, today is officially "National Donut Day," and the mayor isn't just celebrating, he's expected to sign a proclamation letter honoring the 75th anniversary of a day that celebrates ... More >>
The pancioc from Il Cantuccio is an unparalleled chocolate delivery system that functions most advantageously at breakfast time. Chocolate croissants (a/k/a pain au chocolat) are fab, but let's face it -- the filling sometimes tastes a little too much like Nutella. Entenmann's chocolate donuts are ... More >>
Rebecca Marx Webbed with cinnamon and slathered with sweetened mascarpone cheese, the monkey bread that Shuna Fish Lydon makes at Peels is reminiscent of the Entenmann's breakfast pastries of our childhood, only about 10,000 times better.
Rebecca Marx It had been awhile since we'd been into Peels, but yesterday, remembering the bliss we'd found in Shuna Fish Lydon's St. Louis Sticky Gooey Cake, we decided to remedy the situation.
Rebecca MarxInsomnia's chocolate chunk on the left, Sarivole's on the right. Insomnia Cookies has sat on West Eighth Street since 2008, and during that time has cultivated the loyalties of numerous NYU students thanks to its namesake product: cookies delivered throughout the wee hours, usual ... More >>
There's something about being handed a warm pastry through a shop window that makes it taste better than it would if it were just plucked from the confines of a glass display case. Such is the case with the specimen above: it's a raisin and cheese roll purchased from Brighton Beach's Gold Lab ... More >>
Nom nom nom nom Fuck the skinny bitches, image-oppressed women of New York, you are loved--and all correspondences, marriage proposals, parachute undies, should all be directed here. James, you can thank us later! (Swear to Jesus, we did not place that box of Entenmann's pastries there on the sidew ... More >>
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