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Best of 2018 – Meals, Savories, Sweets

  2018 was a year of challenges, but also one of accomplishments. From building a new practice to helping mother and aunt relocate to Las Vegas the financial aspects of these last twelve months led to several self-imposed limitations while … Continue reading

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The Original Italian Bakery, Johnston RI

The Original Italian Bakery Pizza Chips Pepperoni Calzone / Eggplant Parm Calzone Cinnamon Twist Sfogliatelle Cheese Danish Frosted Walnut Ring Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting Known for their Pizza Chips, an item now shipped nationally and featured in a … Continue reading

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Julians, Providence RI

Julians French Roast Coffee Coffee Milk Nutella Hot Chocolate with Homemade Marshmallows Special French Toast – Bananas, Granola, Nutella, Pure Maple Syrup Winifred Sanderson Vegan Pancakes – Coffee Cakes, Chocolate Crumbles, Vegan Banana Whipped Cream, Pure Maple Syrup Fried Chicken … Continue reading

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Christmas Dinner, Johnston RI

Christmas Dinner Spinach Salad with Butternut Squash, Walnuts, Cranberries Buttermilk Biscuits Deviled Eggs Root Vegetables Au Gratin Macaroni and Cheese Kielbasa Prime Rib au Jus Russian Tea Balls, Buckeye Brownies, Walnut Apricot Cookies, Chocolate Chip Cookies, Ricotta Cookies Peanut Butter … Continue reading

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Scialo Bros. Bakery, Providence RI

Scialo Bros. Bakery Chocolate Macaroons, Sprinkled Butter Cookies, Butterballs, Almond Biscotti, Coconut Macaroons, Amaretti Cookies, Prune Filled Cookies, Chocolate Dipped Butter Cookies, Cranberry Pistachio Cookies Carrot Cake Black Bottom Cheesecake Ricotta Pie Fruit Rum Cake Established in 1916 and inhabiting … Continue reading

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PQR, New York NY

PQR Burrata and Basil Slice / Genovese Cherry Tomato Slice Smoked Provolone, Bacon, Pumpkin Slice / Mozzarella and Marinara Slice Soppressata Slice Opened in March of 2018 by Rome’s Angelo Iezzi it was based on good word of mouth that … Continue reading

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Hungarian Pastry Shop, New York NY

Hungarian Pastry Shop Chocolate Chip Cookie Apple Strudel Dobos Torte In the area thanks to Mama’s Too! it was with fond memories of Grandma’s baking that a stop was made at The Hungarian Pastry Shop, a location at 1030 Amsterdam … Continue reading

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MAMA’S TOO!, New York NY

MAMA’S TOO! Cacio e Pepe Slice / Poached Pear, Gorgonzola, Hot Honey Slice / Mushroom and Caramelized Onion Slice Pepperoni Slice The House Pizza Owned by Frank Tuttolomondo, his parent’s Restaurant titled Mama’s Pizza just a few blocks away, it … Continue reading

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Levain Bakery (Amsterdam Avenue,) New York NY

Levain Bakery Banana Chocolate Chip Bread Valrhona Roll Oatmeal Cookie Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Cookie With four locations including one in the Hamptons it was rekindling forgotten love that a stop was made at Levain Bakey on Christmas Eve, … Continue reading

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Récolte, New York NY

Récolte Maple Lover Almond Croissant Kouign Amann Caramel Sweetie Canele Dark Chocolate Canele Launched in late-2017 and recently making noise by way of a pending collaboration with Michael Laiskonis it was on Christmas Eve that Récolte was visited, the Upper … Continue reading

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Lilia, New York NY

Lilia Cacio e Pepe Frittelle Prosciutto, Balsamic Mustard, Parmigiano Butter Sheeps Milk Cheese Agnolotti, Saffron, Dried Tomato, Honey Mafaldini, Pink Peppercorn, Parmigiano Squash Ravioli, Hazelnuts, Parmigiano, Rosemary Ricotta Gnocchi, Broccoli Pesto, Basil, Pistachios Olive Oil Cake, Figs, Grappa, Whipped Cream … Continue reading

Posted in Brooklyn, Dessert, Food, Gnocchi, Italian, Lilia, New York, Pasta, Pork, Vacation Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Patisserie Tomoko, New York NY

Patisserie Tomoko Cold Brew Coffee Salty Caramel Nut Tart, Fresh Whipped Cream Berry Mille Crepe Cake Black Sesame Dacquoise Pumpkin Cheesecake, Fresh Whipped Cream, Chai Ice Cream Sweet Potato Apple Cake, Maple Almond Ice Cream Yuzu Dacquoise, Green Tea Cookie, … Continue reading

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Morgenstern’s Finest Ice Cream (LaGuardia Place,) New York NY

Morgenstern’s Finest Ice Cream Samples: Cookies & Cream, French Fry, Bourbon Vanilla, Peaches n’ Clotted Cream, Sesame Caramel, Papaya Guava Bourbon Vanilla on a Sugar Cone / Cookies & Cream on a Sugar Cone Koppelman Ice Cream Cake – Peanut … Continue reading

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Casa Enrique, New York NY

Casa Enrique Horchata Paloma – Jimador Blanco, Grapefruit Juice, Club Soda Duros – Salsa Chilaquiles Rojos – Corn Tortillas, Salsa Roja, Onion, Cream, Queso Fresco, Avocado De Pollo con Mole de Piaxtla – Chicken Breast, Corn Tortilla, Mole Sauce, Onion, … Continue reading

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Studio at Freehand Hotel, New York NY

Studio at Freehand Hotel Cold Brew Coffee Halva Caramel Bun Chocolate Babka Coffee Cake Apricot Persian Love Cake In an era when Instagram has greatly influenced the way Pastry Chefs are forced to think a number of recent visits to … Continue reading

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The Doughnut Project (7th Avenue,) New York NY

The Doughnut Project White Chocolate with Pink Peppercorn Glaze Doughnut The New Old Fashioned Doughnut Tullamore Dew Whiskey and Espresso Doughnut The Bronx Doughnut with Olive Oil Glaze and Black Pepper Having enjoyed the fried Dough, though less-so service, at … Continue reading

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Orwasher’s (East 78th Street,) New York NY

Orwasher’s Almond Croissant Raspberry Jelly Donut Chocolate Old Fashioned Donut Tricolore Cookies Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookie Black & White Cookie With locations on both the Upper East and Upper West sides of Manhattan plus Brooklyn it was early Sunday … Continue reading

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Benno, New York NY

Benno Occidentale – Housemade Jasper’s MIX, Masala Chai, 2 Rums, Amara Bitter Orange Black Pepper Grissini Scallop – Cucumber, Apple, Olive Oil Sourdough Baguette – Labneh Butter Carnaroli Risotto – Blue Hubbard Squash, Chestnuts, Castelrosso Cheese Smoked Sea Trout – … Continue reading

Posted in Coffee, Dessert, Foie, Foie Gras, Food, Gnocchi, Ice Cream, Italian, La Colombe, La Colombe Coffee, La Colombe Coffee Roasters, Lobster, New York, Pork, Sweetbread, Sweetbreads, Truffle, Truffles, Vacation Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Leonelli Focacceria e Pasticceria, New York NY

Leonelli Focacceria e Pasticceria La Colombe Cold Brew Coffee Sfogliatelle Tricolore Cookie, Pignoli, Wedding Cookie, Brownie Cookie, Brutti Ma Buoni Robiola Cannoli Cake – Dark Chocolate, Rum, Candied Orange Still fondly remembering dinners at Per Se and Lincoln cooked by … Continue reading

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Lions & Tigers & Squares, New York NY

Lions & Tigers & Squares Detroit Style Pepperoni Pizza Until fairly recently Detroit Pizza was a style only known to those who’d visited The Motor City and serious Pizza-heads, but the age of social media and culinary-cross-pollination has seen a … Continue reading

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