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18
Jul
12

Naomi Sugar from 365scoops.com


Our internet radio show this evening (at 8:00pm Eastern Time) will feature Naomi Sugar from 365scoops.com. There is a bit of background noise because we pre-taped it, yesterday lunchtime, at Tiberias Restaurant (45 East 34th Street; NY, NY 10016; Tel: 212.481.4222).

Naomi Sugar blogs at 365scoops.com, a blog dedicated to making and sharing her ice cream creations. 365scoops believes in good, old fashioned ice cream free of preservatives (and ingredients that you cannot pronounce!) Ms. Sugar uses only the best organic milks, creams, sugar and eggs, with a variety of flavors to create artisanal, custom-made flavors. When not blogging or developing new ice cream ideas, Naomi works for Project Sunshine and holds an MA in public health from Columbia University.

In her own words:

My last name is Sugar, and I am addicted to sugar.

That’s right.

I. Love. Sweets.

All things sweet, ice cream and cupcakes especially, but I do not discriminate against cookies, popsicles, brownies and cake.

Armed with a new found sense of free time (I recently completed my Master’s in Public Health) and an “old found” love of cooking all things sweet, I decided I should chronicle this exciting business venture. So, I took matters into my own hands and bought a three Cuisinart Ice Cream Makers (this one), began testing recipes, and soon enough, started selling these delicious creations!

About 365 Scoops

After returning from Argentina, one of the ice cream capitals of the world, I decided that we needed more deliciously creamy, silky and high quality ice cream here in NYC. This site is dedicated to sharing those recipes, and to ultimately achieving the goal of universal access to gourmet ice creams!

Here at 365scoops we believe in good, old fashioned ice cream free of preservatives (and ingredients that you cannot pronounce!) We mix only the best organic milks, creams, sugar and eggs, with a variety of unique flavors to create artesanal, custom-made ice cream. You want it? We’ll make it. Just ask.
**In addition, here is a link to an ice cream making workshop that I hosted in DC last month at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue http://www.ticketfly.com/event/117535/

While at Tiberias, Naomi had a Mushroom Panini (top), while I had my favorite… French Onion Soup with Crustini (bottom)

In case you missed it why don’t you listen to our show with Hirsh Eidlitz, for a fascinating look into the world of ancient Jewish books and manuscripts?

Meanwhile do not forget to tune us in, this evening at 8:00pm (Eastern Time) at BlogTalkRadio.com/Kosherscene, for an interesting, informative, entertaining conversation with Naomi Sugar from 365scoops.com. We’ll be wait’n for ya!

CS

12
Apr
11

Zisaleck… Woooow!!!


Through the middle of the night and on through the morning, the ZisaLek Oompa Loompas – at 13th Avenue between 49th and 50th (in Brooklyn’s Boro Park section) – are hard at work, creating the most outrageously splendiforous designer daily- fresh gelatos and sorbets imaginable.

My late morning visit to ZisaLek, (before the madding crowd of Zisathusiasts arrived) was like a private invite to a real Willy Wonka’s Fantasmagorium Ice Cream Emporium. I savoringly sampled every single flavor (sample teaser spoons were awesomely sweet- torturously too small) of each rippling wavy creamy mass, each lick surpassing its predecessor.

Amazing colors, amazing shapes, amaaazing flavors!!! A partial view of the Parve showcase

The sorbets were bursting with flavor; perfect balance of sweet to tangy with a marvelous consistency. I loved all the berry flavors, apple and Parve crusted Napoleon and Belgian Ferrero Rocher- well that is until I tasted the milchig (dairy versions) of the same. Wow!! All you chocolate lovers beware!! It’s insanely addictive and suddenly the crazy frenzied traffic, “Oh where will I find a parking spot on 13th Avenue” will be well worth the agita. I wouldn’t be surprised if they resort to valet parking during peak times.

The diet conscience need not despair, a 4 ounce cup of the Diet Chocolate and Diet Ferrero Rocher is well worth the 80 calories. You’ve just got to try the Cheesecake, the Oreo Cookie, Pistachio, Dolce de Latte, Chocolate Whiskey and so many more. Among the Parve flavors, CS and I loved the Orange, Green Apple,  Lemon Vodka, Mixed Berries, Pineapple and more.

Within the space of a week, we had no choice but to go back twice… just to make sure the flavors were really as good as we first thought. Frankly, after we went back a second time we realized how terribly wrong we were. The flavors tasted even better than we first thought!!!

The first time we went we shared a dish of Belgian Waffles…

Belgian Waffles

…it came topped with fresh whipped cream and, on the side, a scoop each of Strawberry and Mixed Berries sorbet with caramel and chocolate syrup. Heavenly, is a gross understatement!

When we went back again we had a plate of Dutch Pancakes…

Dutch Pancakes

…they were served with caramel, confectioner’s sugar and crunchy nuts, chocolate and strawberry sauce and a double scoop of Strawberry Creme Gelato. We followed it up with their Puffies

Puffies

…covered in Dolce di Latte, with fresh whipped cream, scoops of Oreo Cookies and Coffee gelati and strawberry sauce. All we could say was… wooooow!

“We are the music makers… and we are the dreamers of dreams.” – says Willy Wonka

Well… ZisaLek has certainly proven to be the supreme frozen dessert maker of anyone’s dreamiest dreams.

SYR

26
Feb
10

Purim Special and Beyond


*$35 Three Course Plus Tax & Gratuity*
*Expires March 25th 2010*
*Not Valid With Other Discounts*

*******************

NEW PRESTIGE MENU

(Please select one of each course)

Starter

House Salad
Mixed greens, tomatoes, Julienne cucumber, carrots, onions topped with balsamic vinaigrette.

Minestrone Soup
Clear chicken broth with fresh garden vegetables, chicken, and homemade pasta

Chicken Lollipops
Corn flake crumb crusted chicken drumsticks served with sweet & sour sauce

Entrée

Roasted Boneless Prime Rib
Boneless prime rib cut, oven roasted with steak seasoning served with whipped Yukon12oz. Steak; 16oz Steak (+$7)

Mushroom Chicken
Boneless chicken breast, mushroom gravy sauce, homemade fries

Pan Seared Salmon
Served with fresh lemon & homemade yellow rice

Spaghetti Bolognese
Served with a classic beef marinara sauce

Dessert

Chocolate Soufflé
Freshly baked in premises, served with ice cream

Banana Cream Pie
Homemade Sliced banana crumb pie, vanilla-cream topping

Sorbet
Mango/ Rainbow

*Valid ONLY for the following times:*Sunday through Thursday 5-7pm & Sat. All night*
*Parties Up to 6 Guests*

T Fusion Steakhouse (3223 Quentin Road, Brooklyn, NY 11234 — Telephone 718 998 0002)

****UPDATE****

This menu has now been superseded by the new and cheaper “Dine in Brooklyn Menu

12
Feb
10

Valentine’s Day Specials


T Fusion Steakhouse (3223 Quentin Road, Brooklyn, NY 11234 — Telephone 718.998.0002 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              718.998.0002      end_of_the_skype_highlighting). is extending their Valentine’s Day Special Prix Fix Menu through Tuesday, the 16th of February.

Chicken Lollipos

“Valentine’s Day Menu”

Please select one from each course:

STARTER

House Salad
Mixed greens, tomatoes, Julienne cucumber, carrots, onions topped with balsamic

Roasted Beet Salad
Arugula, roasted beets, red pepper, candied walnuts, and granny smith apples with cider vinaigrette dressing

Chicken Lollipops
Corn flake crumb crusted chicken drumsticks served with sweet & sour sauce

ENTRÉE

Cowboy Steak
(16oz)Bone-in prime rib cut with cowboy seasoning served with house fries & Garlic

Roasted Chicken
Half roasted chicken, slowly cooked, served with rice and mixed garden vegetables

Fillet Salad
Sliced filled steak strips served over romaine lettuce, tomatoes, carrots, and avocado topped with honey mustard dressing

Pan Seared Salmon
Served with fresh lemon and homemade yellow rice

DESSERT

Red Velvet
Layers of red velvet and non-dairy cream cheese Valentine’s Day cake

Duo Fondue
Perfect for the couple: array of fruits, and sweets for chocolate dipping

Chocolate Soufflé
Freshly baked and served with ice cream

Sorbet
Raspberry/ Strawberry/ Fresh Mint

$55 per Person plus Tax & Gratuity

Valid Until Tuesday Feb. 16th, 2001

***Complimentary Glass of Wine & Chocolate Covered Strawberries**

T Fusion Steakhouse
3223 Quentin Road, Brooklyn, NY 11234 — Telephone 718.998.0002

27
Jan
10

New York City Restaurant Week


T-Fusion Steakhouse

3223 QUENTIN ROAD

BROOKLYN, N.Y 11234

TEL: 718.998.0002

PRESENTS

GOING ON FROM:

JANUARY 25TH – FEBRUARY 7TH 2010

Enjoy some of your favorite Appetizers, Salads,
Pastas, Fish,
Desserts, and Even STEAKS!!!

$30.00 for a Three Course Dinner

Make your reservations today!!!

This is the menu featured during this time:

*$30 Three Course Plus Tax & Gratuity*
*Not Valid With Other Discounts*


PRESTIGE MENU

(Please select one of each course)

Starter

House Salad
Mixed greens, tomatoes, Julienne cucumber, carrots, onions topped with balsamic vinaigrette.

or

Minestrone Soup
Clear chicken broth with fresh garden vegetables, chicken, and homemade pasta

Entrée

Rib Steak (12oz)
Bone in prime rib cut with cowboy seasoning served with roasted garlic & House Fries

Pan Seared Salmon
Served with fresh lemon and homemade yellow rice

Pasta Primavera
With mixed garden vegetables in garlic and olive oil

Spaghetti Bolognese
Served with a classic beef marinara sauce

Dessert

Chocolate Soufflé
Freshly baked and served with ice cream

Fresh Fruit Plate
Seasonal Fresh Fruit

Sorbet
See server

T Fusion Steakhouse (3223 Quentin Road, Brooklyn, NY 11234 — Telephone 718 998 0002)

As we’ve said before in these very pages, the food is excellent, the service is friendly, the ambiance is very nice. Who can ask for more?

18
Jan
10

A New Menu


T Fusion Steakhouse, a favorite Brooklyn eatery, has a new prix fix menu that is in effect until the 31st of January 2010. Here is the new menu:

*$30 Three Course Plus Tax & Gratuity*   *Expires January 31st 2010*   *Not Valid With Other Discounts*


PRESTIGE MENU
(Please select one of each course)

Starter

House Salad
Mixed greens, tomatoes, Julienne cucumber, carrots, onions topped with balsamic vinaigrette.

or

Minestrone Soup
Clear chicken
broth with fresh garden vegetables, chicken, and homemade pasta

Entrée

Rib Steak (12oz)
Bone in prime rib cut with cowboy seasoning served with roasted garli
c & House Fries

Pan Seared Salmon
S
erved with fresh lemon and homemade yellow rice

Pasta Primavera
With mixed garden vegetables in garlic and olive oil

Spaghetti Bolognese
Served with a classic beef marinara sauce

Dessert

Chocolate Soufflé
Freshly baked and served with ice cream

Fresh Fruit Plate
Seasonal Fresh Fruit

Sorbet
See ser
ver

T Fusion Steakhouse (3223 Quentin Road, Brooklyn, NY 11234 — Telephone 718 998 0002)

Valid ONLY for the following Times:*Sunday 5pm-7pm ** Mon- Wed/ 5pm-8pm* *Sat w/a Drink Order

As we’ve said before in these very pages, the food is excellent, the service is friendly, the ambiance is very nice. Who can ask for more?

14
Dec
09

T-Fusion – Current Specials


UPDATE: The specials below are NO LONGER in effect!

It is certainly good news when a great restaurant has some nice specials. It is especially good news when those specials include some great culinary creations.

Chanuka at T-Fusion

Hot Butternut Squash Soup

Sweet Potato Fries

Fresh Apple Sauce

T-Fusion Brisket of Beef in Wine Sauces

Warm Jelly & Custard Doughnuts

Special Chocolate Holiday

Treats for Kids

With every regular entree there will be free donuts!

There is also a new Prix Fixe Menu:

PRESTIGE MENU

(Please select one of each course)

1st Course

Beef Empanada (Deep fried Argentinean style beef pastry)

House Salad (Mixed greens, tomatoes, Julienne cucumber, carrots, onions topped with balsamic vinaigrette)

Minestrone Soup (Clear chicken broth with fresh garden vegetables, chicken, and homemade pasta)

2nd Course

Cowboy Steak (Bone in prime rib cut with cowboy seasoning served with roasted garlic, house fries, and pepper salsa)

Chicken Fricassee (Half Chicken, slow cooked with mixed vegetables and homemade yellow rice)

Pan Seared Salmon (Served with fresh lemon and homemade yellow rice)

Pasta Primavera (With mixed garden vegetables in garlic and olive oil)

3rd Course

Chocolate Soufflé (Freshly baked and served with ice cream)

Chocolate Mousse Cake (Layered chocolate cake served with fresh fruit)

Sorbet (See server for flavors)

$30 Three Courses
$15 Wine Paring (3 Courses)

But… there is more:

Receive 10-15% OFF when you book a 15 or more party with T Fusion Steakhouse from now until the 1st week of 2010.

We’ve been to T- Fusion a few times, the quality of ingredients and the taste never goes down, it has always been consistently delicious. Isn’t that the main reason you want to keep coming back? Well, go back now and save!

T Fusion Steakhouse (3223 Quentin Road, Brooklyn, NY 11234 — Telephone 718 998 0002).

UPDATE: The specials above are NO LONGER in effect!

CS




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