The man who brought us the cronut is opening a new outpost, which won’t be selling the popular sweet treat.
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A bill pending in the City Council would require 10 percent of the 160 health agents to wear some type of body camera when they inspect restaurants and bars.
People are once again lined up outside the Dominique Ansel Bakery in Soho just days after the world famous bake shop was closed by the Department of Health.
A Dominique Ansel spokeswoman said the Soho bakery was approved by the city Board of Health for reopening after an intense a three-hour inspection.
The Dominique Ansel bakery, which brought you the “cronut” and the milk and cookie shot, was shut down by the Department of Health on Friday for several sanitary violations, including a severe mouse infestation.
Ask me on a Friday what story I covered on the Monday of the same week and most weeks I’d have to flip open the pages of my reporter’s notebook to answer you. But some stories stick.
Of all the stories that made headlines this year, these kept you talking for days. It was difficult to limit this list to 13, but we did our best. We hope you enjoy taking a look back of some of the events that we were glued to over the past 12 months.
After chef Dominique Ansel introduced the Cronut™ to the world, people went crazy for this half-croissant, half-doughnut hybrid, with some folks getting in line in front of his eponymous SoHo bakery as early as 4am. If you don’t feel like getting up before dawn, check out the restaurants below. While they don’t make Cronuts, what they do make is sure to satisfy just the same.
TV 10-55’s Alex Denis & the Mobile Couch hit SoHo to check out the line for the specialty treat, the croissant-doughnut hybrid, which went on sale in limited quantities about three weeks ago at the tiny downtown shop of French chef Dominique Ansel.
People have been flocking to the tiny downtown shop of French chef Dominique Ansel to indulge in the latest food craze that has arrived just in time for National Doughnut Day.