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Six years after its opening, Dominique Ansel Bakery still has a line outside its doors – But not for the Cronut

About six years ago, foodies – New Yorkers and tourists alike – were bedazzled by the taste and photogenic appeal of the Cronut when it was introduced by Dominique Ansel Bakery in 2014. The shop, the lines, the cronut went viral and the line formed as early as 6 a.m. Today, the croissant with a donut exterior sustains some of its hype but the shop’s … Continue reading Six years after its opening, Dominique Ansel Bakery still has a line outside its doors – But not for the Cronut

Buddha Bodai and Vandal NYC

Welcome, Dear Reader, to another volume of unexpected events on my road of Becoming A New Yorker! Normally, I am not that open to trying out different food but this Friday one of my Chinese friends who lives in Brooklyn came to Manhattan and took me to a Chinese restaurant for lunch. I am a pescatarian — I only consume fish, not meat so the one … Continue reading Buddha Bodai and Vandal NYC