Margaux Herrera

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2011

    Pop Rocks Sushi? Explosive Recipes for July 4

    ​Fourth of July is all fireworks and hot dogs. We were cringing at the prospect of the same, boring foods this year. We wanted foods with some pop...and then it hit us -- Pop Rocks. It turns out you can do quite a lot with this popping candy, including making it yourself. But if you're too lazy fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2011

    Harry Potter's Pumpkin Pasties Are Just Like Empanadas

    ​Harry Potter is everywhere this summer. An announcement came from J.K. Rowling yesterday about Pottermore, an interactive site, and the final film, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, is just three weeks away. With the end of the Potter-era fast approaching, we decided to cave into the n ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 23, 2011
  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Make A Shake in South Beach Makes Candy Drinkable

    Margaux Herrera​There's a reason that Willy Wonka still appeals to us -- candy is exciting, no matter what your age. So when someone decides to take crazy candies and make them into milk shakes, you know they're going to be good. Make A Shake, which opened just a few weeks ago on the corner of Li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2011

    Mary Ann Bakery's Hong Kong Treats Are Fresh and Tasty

    Photo by Margaux Herrera Coconut cream buns.​Buried among the discount shoe stores, liquor stores and Chinese restaurants on NE 163rd Street is Mary Ann Bakery, a tiny shop with odd cakes on display and one tiny table with two seats next to the large display counter. But get past the appear ... More >>