It must be the season of giving because Madewell and Milk Bar created an exclusive limited-edition line that includes wearable and edible goodies — for those who love clothes and cookies.
Christina Tosi is excited. And why shouldn’t she be? Last week, Tosi announced that Milk Bar, the company she founded (originally as part of David Chang’s Momofukurestaurant group), that would become a phenomenon in the baking world, received the first round of funding it needs to expand across America.
Christina Tosi spent nine years bootstrapping Milk Bar, turning the whimsical bakery she founded and its soon-to-be 14 locations to profitable growth without taking outside investment.
Think back to your favorite food as a kid. Was it your grandma’s apple pie? Or those creamy mashed potatoes piled high on Thanksgiving?
As Instagram-fueled dessert crazes continue to invade our feeds (and mouths) with highly photogenic — and sometimes over-the-top — creations, we’re taking a look back in honor of National Dessert Day (October 14) at the game-changers (and the knock-offs they inspired) that forever changed the way we think about sweets.
It’s about to get easier to get your Crack Pie fix.
Despite being a dessert that we ritually set on fire, birthday cake is perhaps the most time-honored sweet, marking our individual milestones with an annual rush of sugar and fat that never gets old.
A few months ago, Christina Tosi met a cookie she expected to be meh. “It was called salted caramel crunch, and I thought it was going to be a total snoozefest,” she said.
What exactly is “maximum delicious”? According to Milk Bar bakery’s founder and CEO, Christina Tosi, it’s adding pretzels, potato chips, ground coffee, butterscotch chips, oats and graham crackers to the classic chocolate-chip cookie we all know and love.
Stop by the second floor of The Cosmopolitan’s East Tower for compost cookies, rum-laced cereal milk and more.