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Sugar Rush: Sweets at New York's First Intellegentsia Coffee

Sugar Rush Niko Triantafillou 1 comment

Intelligentsia's brownies, cookies, and pastries are worth the trip all on their own. More

Sugar Rush: Double Chocolate Brownie at Sage General Store

Sugar Rush Niko Triantafillou 1 comment

The double chocolate ($3) is like a cross between a less-sweet gift shop style fudge and a fancy-pants flourless dark chocolate cake. There are whole chocolate chips throughout. More

Sugar Rush: Brownies and Olive Oil Muffins at Vegan Divas

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These brownies, all fudgy inside, crisp along the edges, are offered by the square at the recently opened Vegan Divas on 1st Avenue between 74th and 75th. More

Sugar Rush: Brownies and Lemonade at The Smile To Go and Hampton Chutney Company

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A good brownie and an ice cold lemonade are one of my favorite summertime dessert pairings, and there are two (hopefully more!) options I've found in Soho. More

Sugar Rush: Pumpkin Brownies at Fat Witch Bakery

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Unlike most their brownies, this seasonal creation features only a sliver of the bakery's signature buttery chocolate brownie under a thick layer of pumpkin cake. More

Sugar Rush: Mari's New York

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[Photo: Kathy YL Chan] Back in 2007, Ed applauded the brownies from Mari's New York—ever since then, I've been sneaking off to Barneys for the far too frequent indulgence. But now Mari's has her own shop, inside the recently... More

Sugar Rush: Baked's Sweet & Salty Brownie

Sugar Rush Kathy YL Chan 1 comment

[Photo: Kathy YL Chan] It's not often that I make it out to Baked in Red Hook, but on the rare occasion I do, I always make sure to include a brownie with my order. A Sweet and Salty... More

Sugar Rush: Best Brownies in the East Village

Sugar Rush Kathy YL Chan 3 comments

[Photo: Kathy Chan] A recent Chowhound thread asked the question, "Where is the best brownie in the East Village?" Suggestions of Blackhound Bakery and Pinisi were introduced along with Ciao for Now and Something Sweet on the corner of... More

Sugar Rush: Duane Park Patisserie's Espresso Brownie

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[Photo: Kathy Chan] An afternoon pick-up coupling chocolate and espresso into one dark fudgy square with a crackly top. Far too sweet for my taste buds, but hard to refuse when shared with a friend and accompanied by a... More

Sugar Rush: Chocolate Brownies at Spoon Catering's tbsp

Kathy YL Chan 2 comments

Brownies (along with banana pudding and hot fudge sundaes and cannolis), are one of my many weakness. A while back, I received a jar of brownie mix from Spoon Catering in the mail. The mix baked up very well—dark... More

Sugar Rush: Brownie Sundae at Empire Diner

Sugar Rush Kathy YL Chan 1 comment

Last night, an ice cream craving hit me and Robyn. We also craved a brownie, so together, we were after a brownie sundae. We racked our brains for nearby options (we were at the Frying Pan in Chelsea) but... More

Sugar Rush: Walnut Brownies at City Girl Cafe

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Most regulars at Soho's City Girl Cafe are devoted to a few favorites, like the Peanut Butter Balls, ginger cookies, and the ever-fudgy brownies. My affections fall for the latter, a $3 hunk of a brownie, dense and almost... More

Sugar Rush: Chocolate Walnut Brownie at Bouley Bakery

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I was so sure that my craving for something chocolatey, fudgy, and full of walnuts would be satisfied after the cookie I had at Payard Patisserie. But unfortunately, the combination of chocolate and walnuts has this uncanny ability to... More

Sugar Rush: Brownie Sundae at Chickalicious Dessert Club

Kathy YL Chan 2 comments

The line of post dinner guests, hankering for sweets, at the Chickalicious Dessert Club has gotten no shorter since the New York Times article and our initial mention of their vanilla bean soft-serve. The soft-serve itself has improved significantly, losing... More

Amy's Bread Cafe: A Go-To Sandwich Spot. What's Yours?

Ed Levine 7 comments

To the people who live near or work in Chelsea Market, Amy's Bread is a godsend. And to those people Ed Levine says, "do not take Amy's Bread for granted. Proximity should breed support, not contempt." More

Sugar Rush: Cestropbeau Ganache Brownies at Oren's

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Those who consider Midtown a dessert wasteland clearly have not hovered over the sweets lining the walls of Oren's in Grand Central. It's there that you can find the ever-elusive Cestropbeau ganache brownie, made in Smithtown, New York. A... More

Ironically, It's Tea-less Sweets That Shine at Amai Tea & Bake House

Kathy YL Chan 1 comment

It's a concept one wants to love: tea infused into pastries of all sorts—cookies, scones, puddings, and muffins galore. A concept with great potential, if it's properly executed. But somewhere between idea and production, something is lost, and that... More

New Del Posto Pastry Chef Makes the Best Brownie Ever—And It's Gluten-Free

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"These little squares of chocolate-nut heaven are the brownies of my dreams." I don't know why exactly, but lately I've been exploring the brownie culture of New York. On one foray to Chelsea Market, I tried brownies from Sarabeth's, Amy's,... More

Tisserie's Venezuelan Brownie: Who Knew Venezuelans Make Great Brownies

Ed Levine 2 comments

I have tried many items among the seemingly endless array of baked goods, sandwiches, and pizzas at Tisserie, but it wasn't until I happened upon its 53% Cacao Venezuelan Brownie that I had anything truly delicious and inspired there. It... More

Zaro's Fudgy Wudgy Brownie: A Superb Deli Baked Good

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You know those baked goods you see at every deli in New York, the ones either wrapped in plastic or in a small plastic bag? They're the ones with minimal, homespun packaging. I have spent years trying every one of... More

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