Cow Tipping Creamery Ice Cream + Monkey Shoulder Scotch Boozy Dessert Drinks

Recipes that partner the family-run soft-serve with the acclaimed blended Speyside whisky

It’s the dead of summer and you still want to sip on a scotch from Speyside, but fear it won’t quench any sun-drenched desire. Austin’s family-run soft serve company Cow Tipping Creamery has developed a celebratory solution in light of International Scotch Whisky Day (today, 27 July). They’ve paired their sweet treats with Monkey Shoulder blended scotch whisky for a series of boozy desserts or …

WATG + Wimberly Interiors Host The Great Architectural Bake-Off

Cakes in the shapes of some of the world's most iconic buildings and monuments

It’s Archtober—NYC’s annual celebration of architecture—and this week held the second annual installment of one of our favorite design competitions: WATG + Wimberly Interiors‘ Great Architectural Bake-Off. Last year we were on hand to judge; this year we were present to admire while many renowned names in architecture and design baked off. As one would expect, the goal here is to recreate an iconic building …

A Quest for the “Twin Peaks” Cherry Pie

From damn fine coffee to the Log Lady, the Black Lodge, owls and One Eyed Jack’s casino, David Lynch’s “Twin Peaks” offered plenty of significant tidbits, characters, places, and—of course—metaphors that stuck with viewers over 26 years. Special Agent Dale Cooper’s obsession with the cherry pie at the Double R Diner is one of the most earnest. The NY Times’ Sara Bonisteel went on a …

WATG’s Great Architectural Bake-Off

NYC architects and designers unite to build iconic structures from dessert items

We’re in the midst of Archtober—NYC’s sixth annual month-long celebration of architecture and design, complete with innovative programming and activities. To honor the month in a clever, tasty way, hospitality architectural firm WATG and their design division Wimberly Interiors brought a rather uncommon event to town: The Great Architectural Bake-Off. Within the competition, seven architecture and design firms reconstructed iconic buildings… from dessert items. Cool …

Toronto’s Poop-Themed Cafe

Serving chocolate soft-serve, pudding and other brown desserts, a new cafe is set to open in Toronto—and it’s poop-themed. Lien Nguyen (the cafe owner) says that the aim is “trying to make poop cute.” She will open Poop Café Dessert Bar in Toronto’s Koreatown next month. With stool-shaped treats and dishes shaped like toilets, it’s sure to be a strange and interesting place—with plenty of …