Sugar Rush: Crepe Cake at Bottega Falai

Sugar Rush

Your daily dose of something sweet.

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[Photo: Kathy YL Chan]

Lady M still makes my favorite mille crepe cake in all of NYC, but there are many places around the city that do respectable versions. At Bosie Tea Parlor you'll find a ten-layer crepe cake with not vanilla cream, but earl grey cream tucked between each layer. A torched caramelized top finishes off each wedge. Further east at Bottega Falai, the crepe cake ($7, pictured above) consists of seven layered paper-thin crepes and plenty of fluffy cream, pure and barely sweetened with sugar, between each layer. No caramelized top here, but that final top of cream is perfectly golden. The high cream-to-crepe ratio would satisfy any lover fresh whipped cream... and I'm sure there's quite a few of you out there!

Bottega Falai

267 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10012 (map) 212-274-8615
falainyc.com