Tag Archives: desserts

Holy Cannoli

Lucibello's Italian Pastry Shop

At 6 a.m. the day before Christmas, a line will form at the door of Lucibello’s Italian Pastry Shop, extending further and further down the block until the doors open at 8:30. By 11, the cannoli will be …

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Layer Cakes

Cakes at Marjolaine

At Marjolaine Pastry Shop, even the non-layer cakes can have serious levels to them. You’d probably never know it just by looking or eating, but the bakery’s buttercream icing, for instance, which frosts nearly all of Marjolaine’s wedding and…

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Soup Upped

Jessica Hazen | The Soup Girl

After years spent roasting, chopping and simmering in rented kitchen spaces and ladling on-the-go from a silver truck, Jessica Hazen, a.k.a. The Soup Girl, knew that opening a storefront was the next step.…

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Life By Chocolate

The spread at Chocopologie.

It’s threatening rain on a warm afternoon as Christian Wilke whips butterscotch sauce into cupcake batter, folding ingredients into a dusty pink kitchen mixer. All is quiet on Chapel Street: Yale undergraduates have gone home for the summer. But customers …

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Cupcakes 2.0

Katalina's Cupcakes

All hail the cupcake craze. The national phenom about all things petite and sweet took hold in New Haven ahead of the curve: we welcomed The Cupcake Truck in 2008 and now, occupying the block with Kennedy & Perkins, Katahdin …

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