Dessert

6.12.19

Girl's Abdominal Blockage Reportedly Caused by Hundreds of Undigested Boba Pearls

Oh cool, just the nightmare we needed today.

5.13.19

Actually, Vegan Ice Cream Is Just as Good as the Dairy Kind

Why does approval of this seemingly benign genre of dessert evoke such a passionately negative response?

4.23.19

NYC's Nutella Cafe Is Not the Den of Sin I Had Hoped For

The cafe is more reminiscent of a middle-school classroom than Michele Ferrero’s Monte Carlo hideaway. Where's the sex?

3.5.19

Drinkable Onigiri Is Japan's Latest Snack Invention

We can't decide if chugging rice balls from a pouch is revolutionary or just disgusting.

12.11.18

How This LA Pastry Chef Is Reinventing Asian Desserts

Zen Ong of E.P. & L.P. isn't interested in serving the lychee sorbets, tropical fruit tarts, and matcha cheesecakes so often found on modern Asian restaurant menus.

8.29.18

Many 'Vanilla' Ice Creams Contain Precisely No Vanilla, Milk, or Cream, Study Says

In some “ice creams,” cream and milk were replaced with partially reconstituted dried skim milk, whey protein, and palm or coconut oil.

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4.30.18

Japan Is Pissed About the Dessert Being Served at the Korean Summit

Japan's grievance surrounds a tiny, 'antagonistic' map printed on the mango mousse.

4.16.18

This Ice Cream Shop Is So Good that Israelis Sneak into Palestine to Eat There

"The ice cream is stretchy, like melted cheese. It makes me so sad that I may not have that ice cream ever again.”