When playful pastry wizard Dominique Ansel first opened his Soho bakery, he sold out of his flaky French pastries almost every morning. In the two years since, the crowds have become a bit more manageable, but the chef's whimsical creations are still in full effect.
Welcome to Drinks, Dinner, and Dessert, in which we share three picks in one neighborhood, keeping an eye out for deals, off-the-menu items, and new stuff to check out. This week, get off the C train at 50th Street and use these suggestions to guide you through Hell's Kitchen.
As if you need one more excuse to go to a food market during post-swimsuit season, here's another: The Brownie Boy is now serving Smorgasburg's weekend grazers. For a mere $3 (a bargain considering the use of Valrhona chocolate), you get a dense, moist brownie that's hefty enough to share -- but no ... More >>
More good news on the sweets front: Dorie and Josh Greenspan's CookieBar is returning for a pop-up at Mizu Salon just in time for Valentine's Day! All who missed out on the last batch of World Peace Cookies and Jammers now can get the ideal sweet treat for their loved ones (better than a Russell St ... More >>
Lauren ShockeyFind the GelOTTO cart in Washington Square ParkIt's Memorial Day Weekend, which means frozen treats season is officially in business. Like every summer, the GelOTTO Cart will be parked in Washington Square Park, selling gelati from Mario Batali's nearby OTTO. But this year, do ... More >>
Rebecca MarxFrom left, strawberry-raspberry and pear-pineapple jammers. Along with pancakes and hot chocolate, the return of Dorie and Josh Greenspan's CookieBar is one of the few things that makes February bearable. This morning, the renowned cookbook author and her son debuted the second c ... More >>
Rebecca MarxSome of the delights found at last year's CookieBar. Here's some sweet, sweet news for a cold, cold day: Cookbook author and all-around baking goddess Dorie Greenspan is bringing her CookieBar pop-up store back for another stint on Park Avenue.
MarieBelle's hot chocolate will coat your stomach like it coats the side of this cup. With the snow that's still festering on the ground about to be augmented by another deposit from the heavens, it seems an ideal time to consider the merits of hot chocolate. The cups available in New York a ... More >>
Sud-slinging santas toast the season