Rita Alexis

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Intern Reporting Live from the Cronut™ Line

<i>As told by Loren Brill & Sarah Kaplan (faithful Sweet Loren's intern and chocolate enthusiast)</i><p>It's the night before the scheduled adventure, and let me just say that I am excited. If you live in New York City and haven't yet heard of the Cronut™ , I'm here to open your eyes. A mix between a …

The Inventor Of The Cronut Created A New Hybrid Dessert, And It's Even Better Than The Original

The new treat, a hybrid of vanilla custard ice cream and a s'more, sold out just after 2 p.m. last week and Business Insider was lucky enough to get the last one.<p>Dominique Ansel Bakery in Manhattan's SoHo neighborhood was busy between when we arrived, but the majority of patrons were not there for …

After Cronuts, What Will Be the Next Great Hybrid Food?

Following the success of the croissant-doughnut hybrid, we've developed the next great food mashups. Porckles, anyone?<p>The food world has been captivated by a flaky, sugary ingenue. If you haven't heard about cronuts by now, you clearly aren't obsessed with food blogs. (Okay, that's probably a good …

People Are Now Exchanging Cronuts For Sex On Craigslist

The $5 cronut — croissant and donut hybrid — is in such high demand in New York City that people are now creating Craigslist ads offering sex for the pastry.<p>A particularly gross ad is titled ""Seeking cronut slut."<p>And you thought that the hour long line at Dominique Ansel Bakery an hour before …

Canada's 'Crookie' Is Touted As An Opponent To The Cronut

The Cronut, you may recall, combined the flaky texture of a croissant with the crunch and shape of a donut.<p>Now comes the Crookie, which pairs a croissant with an Oreo cookie.<p>It was invented by Clafouti Patisserie & Cafe in Toronto after l ocal blog The Grid asked local bakeries to come up with …