Sweet and Delectable Holiday Stocking Stuffers for Foodies

Sweet and Delectable Holiday Stocking Stuffers for Foodies

Updated for 2013 Stocking stuffers can truly be the fabulous dessert after an offering of bland presents. And why not indulge your favorite foodie with some delicious treats? Since this occasion only comes once a year, consider purchasing gourmet products that have been made in small batches for that extra special touch. So this holiday […]

“Made in Africa”: Oliberté Footwear is Giving this Label Premium Status

Oliberte Footwear

Tal Dehtiar spends his days working to fulfill the old proverb: “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” Three years ago, Mr. Dehtiar, formed Oliberté Footwear, a Toronto-based company which partners with factories, suppliers, farmers and workers to produce […]

The Best Croissant in the World May be Made by a Haitian Chef in Princeton


“We’re too late,” my husband says to me as we walk up the street, nearly running. The line is almost peeking out the door and I’m devastated. “If we had woken 15 minutes earlier, we wouldn’t be in this predicament,” I say with a surly expression. Dismissing my comment, my husband looks the other way […]

This Candy Shop Uses Old Fashioned Techniques to Make Designer Sweets


I’ve never met a piece of candy I didn’t admire. No matter how terribly bad it was for my teeth, or how awful the ingredients, I always loved looking at those little glossy pieces sugar. After all, candy is whimsical; it’s something many of us link to childhood fantasies of rainbow-lacquered roads, cotton candy clouds […]

Oo la la! Fondant et Lait Chocolat! The 14th Annual New York City Chocolate Show


The 14th Annual Chocolate Show in New York City brought vendors from France, Ecuador and from across the U.S. to the Metropolitan Pavilion this past weekend for an ambrosial chocolate extravaganza.  Offering a unique take on the art of chocolate making, most with artisanal flare, the vendors offered a wide variety of divine chocolates to […]