Topographic, Architectural Chocolate Tarts

In a tasty example of ephemeral art, artist José Margulis built topographic, perception-changing sheets of 3D plastic. Collaborator and architect-turned-pastry-chef Dinara Kasko used these designs to craft pastry components by way of various “cutting machines and tools to create 3D chocolate layers,” according to PSFK. Kasko finalized the desserts by placing the layers on top of four different flavored tart cakes. The geometry here truly …

Becca Punch of The Musket Room, NYC

The young pastry chef walks us through a few of her favorite desserts

Just a few blocks from the perpetually busy corner of Houston and Lafayette in NYC’s SoHo neighborhood lies a tranquil outpost for New Zealand cuisine that channels the calm reserve of the island nation. Just four months after opening in October, 2013 The Musket Room was awarded a Michelin star. Since then, the awards have continued come in and the restaurant—with native Kiwi Matt Lambert …

1235 Donuts

French-style donuts via the American south sold on the streets of East London

by Adam Coghlan There’s a new donut-slinging duo in London. Brad and Molly McDonald have given the already hip and quaint tourist destination, East London’s Columbia Road, a new edible attraction. On Sunday mornings, from their lemon-yellow front door, the couple sells a limited number of beautifully prepared, perfectly sized Beignet-style donuts as 1235 Donuts. Brad McDonald has serious pedigree (although isn’t, in his own …