Episode 68 – Zilly Rosen (Zillycakes)

Today on the podcast we are talking to Zilly Rosen. A couple weeks ago she closed down the retail shop on Elmwood Ave to focus on specialty cake orders. On this episode we talked about how she found her way into the baking world, the start of Zillycakes, how and why she started the cupcake...
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Cupcake Shops

There are a lot of places to eat in WNY and sometimes deciding where to head for a meal is overwhelming. Where to Eat This Weekend is a weekly feature that we have been thinking about for a while. While having 100′s of detailed reviews of restaurants to pick from is wonderful, sometimes having someone narrow down...
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A Stroll Through the Niagara Holiday Market

This past weekend Alli and I took a trip to Niagara Falls to partake in a very cool tasting event for Buffalo’s Food Bloggers.  We’ve met a lot of great people this year, but we’ve been very lucky to meet Christa Seychew who has been incredibly very generous with her advice, insider information and invitations...
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Sarah Walley

Before this year I had never tried a French Macaron.  While I had read about how they are the “new cupcake” and I watched shows featuring them on Food Network, I was always skeptical of the hype.  But, in March I found out that they are amazing and that’s all thanks to Sarah Walley who...
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Adventures in Cake Tasting

I think it’s been documented pretty well on this website that Alli and I are getting married (June 4th to be exact, yes we are accepting presents), but lately we’ve been getting some of the important stuff crossed off our “to do” list.  Since we are both pretty big foodies, choosing the perfect wedding cake...
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Zillycakes auditions for Cake Challenge!

This might be old news to some people but Food Network has invited Buffalo’s own Zillycakes to audition for the 9th season of Cake Challenge.  Located in the Elmwood village, we had a chance to visit Zillycakes last summer and tried out their cupcake bar which were pretty delicious.  Alli and I also just had...
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Zillycakes

UPDATE: Zillycakes has closed since the writing of this article. I think it is well documented that I love desserts, especially a high quality dessert.  Before I started this website I never was obsessed with sugary treats, but something has happened to me over the course of the last 7 months.  I now love cake’s,...
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