Grasshopper cake from the Baked cookbook, chocolate layers with ganache filling and peppermint buttercream
Millionaire's Shortbread. From Baked.
Classic Challah Bread French Toast topped with fresh berries at this Lower East Side cafe in NYC
Brownie recipe from the guys at Baked in Red Hook NYC
Mussels, Gigante Beans, and Feta at Kefi in NYC
Fruit salad with rosewater tahini yogurt for brunch at Public in NYC.
The pork bun from Fatty Crab in NYC. One of the many notable things I ate in 2009.
A soft and simply scrumptious cupcake from NYC's Buttercup Bake Shop (founded by one of the women who started Magnolia Cupcake)---YUM!
Blueberry Pancakes at Clinton Street Baking Co. & Restaurant, voted best pancakes in NYC by NY Magazine
Arepas, the Latin American flat cornbread, stuffed with spicy white cheese and chorizo, at Caracas in NYC
Smoked Foie Gras Macaron at Brooklyn Fare in NYC, one of the best meals of 2009
**giftaway** a book many a TasteSpotter has heard of, The Sweet Melissa Baking Book, and a peanut butter cookie recipe that even a peanut butter hater loves. or at least, likes.
Smoked Scamorzza pizza from Motorino, East Village in New York City.
[recipe] Molly Killeen’s St. Louis Gooey Butter Cake from the Park Slope Farmers’ Market
The Baked Brownie
Black Angus Beef Tenderloin with Parsley Root Puree and Lobster Mushroom
Chef Jody Williams shows me her secret to the best scrambled eggs in town!
Rib Eye Ceviche
This vegan berry cheesecake is healthier than you think....
Gone Pie Bakery vegan Pumpkin Spice Brownie. My drool-worthy review and photos...
H and H bagels, "worlds best bagel" ? My review... And ps-they are egg wash free, water brushed!
Challah French Toast with pecans and raspberry butter. From Supper, in New York, NY.
It's not the famed Kogi tacos, but Seoul Station offers up some delicious tacos in the East Village (NYC)
Sugar snap peas, shrimp, cucumber from Gramercy Tavern.
Pan-Roasted Cod w/ Olive Caper Sauce
Grilled Soy Gouda Sandwich: NY'S "Best Kept Secret" ?
Foie Gras Chawan-mushi with Duck Scallion Sauce
love love LOVE the way NYTimes put together three "picnics" from local markets with lists, prices, and of course, pix
Fancy Doughnuts at The Donut Pub?
Pork and foie gras terrine with topped with maple gelée, arugula and pickled ramps.
Giant Street-Side Soft Pretzels. Gone Healthy! Vegan.
The Concierge at the NY Times magazine has ideas for eating cheaply, but well
BLT sandwich with tempeh bacon from Moby's vegan-friendly tea cafe on the lower east side of NYC. My full review...
Brunch at a secret outdoor restaurant in Brooklyn