Blogiversary Party Pics!

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Last night’s City Sweet Tooth first blogiversary party at Tekserve was so amazing! I’m still recovering, but I want to share photos from various friends and participants!

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(photo by Niko of Dessert Buzz)
Luxee designed a custom macaron just for the party! Kir Royal flavor with glitter on top. Yes! Chef Yoshie also showed off her amazing sugar sculpting skills!

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(Chef Yoshie of Luxee and her sugar sculpture- photo by Stephen Chiu)

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(photo of ChikaLicious cupcakes by Stephen Chiu)

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(photo of Heaven’s Pecan Bars by Niko of Dessert Buzz)

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(photo of Wine Cellar Sorbets by Niko of Dessert Buzz)

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Attendees checking out the amazing Vere Chocolates as a shark looms overhead!

Here are some pre-party shots in Tekserve’s seminar room. Myself and DJ Adam Dekraker and Pete Wu!

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Here I am with chocolate babes, Kathy Moskal of Vere and Jackie Gordon of Divalicious Chocolate!

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(both above photos by Brandi Taylor)

Preparing to moderate!

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A shot of part of the Q and A panel by Niko (Dessert Buzz). From left to right: Christina Seid (Chinatown Ice Cream Factory), Kathy Moskal (Vere), Jackie Gordon ( Divalicious Chocolate),bloggers Blondie and Brownie, and myself!

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and here’s the rest of the panel from left to right: Niko (Dessert Buzz) ,Christina Seid (Chinatown Ice Cream Factory), and Kathy Moskal (Vere).

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Ravishing food bloggers Blondie and Brownie! (it’s actually Brownie on the left and Blondie on the right in case you were wondering))

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After the Q and A we did a raffle with prizes including gift certificates for Chinatown Ice Cream Factory , Jacques Torres chocolates, Johnny Iuzzini’s book Dessert Fourplay (autographed!), and an ipod shuffle! I had a blast reading off the raffle tickets! (photo below by Russ Turk)

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At the end everybody got gift bags! Including Tekserve tote bags, Edible Manhattan, Edible Brooklyn, The L Magazine, Maple Bacon Lollipops from Roni-Sue, chocolate bark from Divalicious, City Sweet Tooth pins, and these beautiful candy bags from Oh! Nuts!

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Thanks to Tekserve for hosting the event and all of the artisans and magazines for making it so special! It’s been an amazing year with an amazing party to match!