As the so-named Sugar Rush Food Nerdling, it's my job to investigate New York desserts that people may be curious about. This, for good or bad, includes cronut knockoffs, all the more so when they come from an already credible bakery we love.
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Dessert Club Chikalicious first put Sticky Toffee Pudding ($7.95) on the menu December 2011. It was a loose interpretation of the famous dessert, single-serving rounds complete with crème anglaise. But now it's been revised!
This is the Oreo Brownie ($4.15) from ChikaLicious, split down the middle. A double layer of plain and peanut butter oreos come baked right into a chocolate brownie round.
As National Ice Cream Month draws to a close this week, we'd like to leave our readers with one last icy, creamy, and delicious gift. Here are the SE staffers' favorite ice creams in NYC (although some of us had a hard time deciding on just one).
Meet the Banana Pot de Crème Soufflé from Dessert Club ChikaLicious, literally a cross between a banana soufflé and pot de crème.
Late nights in East Village never leave you stranded too far from a great midnight snack. Here are 15 late night bites we love in the neighborhood, open until at least midnight and often later.
Dessert Club ChikaLicious recently introduced a ton of new desserts and we'll be sure to eat them all eventually. But let's kick off Monday afternoon with these NY Malassadas ($4.95). Malassadas may as well be the Hawai'i state dessert, so you can bet I was over the top thrilled to see these on the menu.
[Photograph: Kathy YL Chan] Éclairs are no afterthought at ChikaLicious. There's the classic chocolate éclair, a version in vanilla, and even an éclair ice cream cone and ice cream sandwich—stunning to say the least! And now there is Nutella...
"Ice cream weather" has found us whether we like it or not. Unless you're one of those poor souls with sensitive teeth, the proper reaction is one of childish glee. Should you find yourself in the East Village, the neighborhood has some great options to cool down and get your sweet fix.
The newest addition to the menu at Dessert Club ChikaLicious is English Sticky Toffee Pudding ($6.95). At least, the ChikaLicious interpretation of the English Sticky Toffee Pudding.
Since our last visit to Dessert Club Chikalicious, this beloved East Village sweet spot has rolled out all sorts of new desserts.
It's like the world's best McFlurry—the crushed cookie bits have a mix of crushed salty pretzel, crunchy toffee popcorn, peanut butter chips, and, of course, chocolate all evenly blended into the soft serve.
There's a new cookie at Dessert Club ChikaLicious, and it's serious number not to be messed with.
Born and bred in Honolulu, Hawai'i, I was so excited to see that ChikaLicious had rolled out a line of shave ice for summer desserts. Shave ice is a daily staple in Hawai'i, whether as a post-beach, post-school, or...
Photographs by Robyn Lee Dessert Club ChikaLicious 204 East 10th Street, New York, NY 10003 (b/n First and Second; map); 212-475-0929; dessertclubchikalicious.com Service: One person takes your order and fills it, bakery style Setting: Pretty, soothing, tiny place with...