Executive Pastry Chef Angela Pinkerton has been at Eleven Madison Park since before their third Michelin star, before the "New York" menu, and before they even had an official pastry department. Which means she's got a lot to say on how much EMP has evolved, and how she's played a part in that.
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In the week leading up to Purim, we set out to find the best hamantaschen in NYC. Here are our results.
Who doesn't love pie? The mixture of flaky crust and rich filling makes for a sophisticated yet comforting dessert. In honor of Pi Day, we've rounded up some of our favorite pies in the city.
Tracy Obolsky recently took over the pastry position at New York's North End Grill, dazzling diners with her love for ice cream and her modern take on classic American desserts. We got the scoop (pun intended) on what makes this young chef tick, and how that translates into the restaurant's revised menu.
From moist, spice-scented German gingerbread to elegant French macarons to homely-but-tasty Italian biscotti and more, it's a good year for cookies in the city. And Christmas isn't over yet, so get them while you can.
If you're shopping for someone with a sweet tooth, New York's many bakeries, sweet shops, and specialty stores have you covered. Here are some stocking stuffer ideas to get you hungry.
From traditional yule logs to Old World sweet breads, New York's bakeries are here for you when you can't bake for yourself. Here are six seasonal centerpiece desserts that not only taste great, but let you strut your pro-entertainer stuff.
Last week we shared what savory food you can expect at the market, but there are many sweet options as well. And if the shopping has tired you out or you want to escape the crowds, there are plenty of great options nearby to sit down with some coffee or hot chocolate and a sweet or two.
Growing up on a farm in northwest Serbia, Miroslav Uskokovic learned to take the idea local cooking to a whole other level. Luckily that makes him the perfect choice as the new pastry chef for Gramercy Tavern.
New York City's rugelach offerings are as diverse as the city itself. We visited 14 of the most recommended bakeries and found some real gems that would be perfect for a snack or your holiday table.
From a textbook version stuffed with apricot jam at hot Union Square bakery Breads to a not-quite-sufganiyah-but-still-awesome blood orange curd doughnut at Bed Stuy's beloved Dough, here's our guide to finding your ideal fritter this holiday season.
Rhonda "Roni-Sue" Kave's new shop is more than triple the size of her original Essex Street Market stall—which means more space to make (and taste) her innovative chocolate truffles, bacon-maple lollipops, and more.
Pastry chef Jennifer Yee has a full plated dessert menu in the dining room of Andrew Carmellini's Lafayette, as well as an overflowing cafe bakery. We sat down to discuss how she keeps it all together, where her inspiration comes from, and what she hopes for the future of pastry in New York.
A look at Dough Loco, a tiny new bakery in East Harlem that's churning out creative takes on doughnuts.
Chef Michel Richard makes his New York City debut with Pomme Palais, a French pastry shop and cafe at the New York Palace hotel.
With so many textures layered together, every bite of the grapefruit givre from Boulud Sud is delightful—and no two bites are the same. We went behind the scenes with Executive Pastry Chef Ghaya Oliveria to see how she makes this popular dessert.
Cart-and-truck favorite Wafels & Dinges has gone brick-and-mortar, serving up an expanded menu of sweet and savory waffles, ice creams, and more.
We stopped in to try Pearl & Ash's two new summer desserts, titled, simply, Lemon and Blueberry. But those one-word names belie the fastidious, multi-layered complexity of pastry chef Serena Chow's creations.
Last summer Fernanda Capobianco (wife of pastry chef François Payard) opened the first retail location of Vegan Divas, bringing a glamorous spin to the world of vegan bakeries with sweets that taste more decadent than healthy. Here are her picks on what to eat.
New York isn't short on places to get a scoop, but we've all had that moment when we're standing on the corner wondering where on earth to go. That's why we put together a list of all the places we like to satisfy our craving—from good, everyday ice cream to stand-out spots.