Cravings: Baking Fridays

Falai Panetteria Bomboloncini

by Celia Sin-Tien Cheng
April 26, 2007

The winners for this week’s BF are Dena and Jenn.

Your sweets are waiting for you at Joe (9 E 13th St) in boxes customized with your names. Congratulations!

Thanks everyone for your raw food cravings! I will definitely be checking them out in May.

I really enjoy Baking Fridays and hope you will look forward to next week’s possible winnings!

Have a good weekend everyone!

Today marks the official start of Baking Fridays!

In case you haven’t picked up one of these pink postcards around town, let me explain what Baking Fridays is.

Cravings is offering baked treats on Fridays to select Cravings readers.

On Baking Friday mornings, we will announce what treats are being offered that day (see above right). We’ll also post a reader-input question such as “What’s your top craving this month?” Answer the question of the day and you will automatically be entered into the drawing to win the baked goods of the day. One simple comment and you could bring home a box of goodies.

Added bonus: Free coffee! Pick up your winnings at award-winning coffee shop, Joe, at 9 East 13th Street (between 4pm to 8pm), and enjoy a beverage of your choice.

With the arrival of spring, I am craving lighter foods. So here’s today’s question:


Sample answers: “Sushi from Sasabune.” or “Salad bar at City Bakery.”

Just click on “comment” below and submit an answer by 2pm today. The winner will be contacted via email.

This week, chef Iacopo Falai of Falai Panetteria is generously contributing his famous bomboloncinis, doughnuts filled with either raspberry and strawberry jam or pastry cream. Two winners have the chance to win a box of three doughnuts each.


Comments (19)

Jason Levin

Apr 27, 03:36 AM

My favorite raw craving in the city is sushi on 44th street between 2nd & 3rd.

Great to see you in Paris!


Apr 27, 04:46 AM

My favorite raw food craving: Zeke Freeman’s Bee Raw honey—the star thistle variety. I get mine at Murray’s Cheese.


Apr 27, 05:18 AM

right now. . .vermont butter and cheese company cultured butter with sea salt crystals. so delicious you could eat it with a spoon (you think i am kidding, but i’m not. . . try for yourself).


Apr 27, 05:21 AM

I love the Chef Salad with Ginger Vinaigrette at Souen on 13th near University Place.


Apr 27, 05:22 AM

The spicy tuna hand roll from Nobu.


Apr 27, 05:58 AM

Kobe beef sushi from Megu!

Eric Uyguanco

Apr 27, 06:02 AM

Beef kobe tartar with a quail egg on top at Matsuri… yum.

Meg O'Rourke

Apr 27, 06:16 AM

Tuna tartare at The Core Club.


Apr 27, 06:23 AM

Toro tartare from Lure Fish Bar. Hey, that rhymes.


Apr 27, 06:33 AM

Cevice from Barrio Chino!!

Sabena Singh

Apr 27, 06:44 AM

Avocado salad at Falai.


Apr 27, 07:04 AM

yellow fin tuna sahimi at stanton social


Apr 27, 09:41 AM

Oysters from Shaffer City on 21st street


Apr 27, 09:42 AM

mmm: radishes from the Greenmarket with vermont butter and cheese co. butter w/sea salt. alone or sliced thin on brown bread. mmm…


Apr 27, 01:05 PM

Thank everyone for your cravings! I’ll have to check them out. Today’s winners are Jenn and Dena.

dawn p

Apr 30, 04:11 AM

I may be late… but the collards and pinenut dish and strawberry “ice cream” at Raw Soul (145 & St. Nick’s) ... too fabulous.

Pia Padukone

Apr 30, 07:28 AM

Goan crab cakes at Tabla


Apr 30, 07:49 AM

Some Sushi Rolls and the raw Chocolate Tart for dessert from Pure Juice and Takeaway (Pure Food & Wine)


May 2, 10:38 AM

Spring rolls and chocolate macaroons from Pure Juice & Takeaway.

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