| December 7, 2010 | by Kim Vallee

Spot Dessert Bar

Spot Dessert Bar in nyc

It’s surprising that Pichet Ong’s small dessert café in the East Village isn’t more well known, considering it may have one of the best cookies in the city. Far from a basic chocolate chip cookie, this enormous treat is made with multiple layers of chocolate and could be dessert all on its own (just don’t [...]

| December 7, 2010 | by Kim Vallee

Momofuku Milk Bar

cookies and pies from Momofuku Milk Bar in nyc

Pastry chef Christina Tosi has been getting raves about her desserts ever since the words “cereal milk” went up on the blackboard at the Milk Bar, the sweet extension to celebrity chef David Chang’s forever busy flagship restaurant, Momofuku Ko. Her trademarked Cereal Milk soft serve, Crack Pie (toasted oat crust with a gooey butter [...]

| December 7, 2010 | by Kim Vallee

City Bakery

city bakery in nyc

It would be worth the detour for Maury Rubin’s Pretzel Croissant alone, a masterful blend of sweet and salty, soft and flaky, and both satisfying and addicting. But everything else at the long pastry counter is worth a taste too. Fresh batches of oversize chocolate cookies, beautiful tartlets and pies are baked all day long. [...]

| October 16, 2010 | by Kim Vallee

Pasticceria Alati Caserta

Pasticceria Alati Caserta

Leave some room for dessert but don’t have any at the restaurant! Walk down Dante Street to the end of the block and go to Pasticceria Alati Caserta where you will find the best cannolis this side of Sicily. The pastry shop has been opened since 1968 and is filled with various Italian delicacies like [...]