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172 E 2nd Street
New York, NY 10009
Remember the taco cake at the Taco Showdown NYC? We'll we've got an exclusive tasting tour of the mildly sweet delicacies made by the maker of that cake, Martina Nardo of Sugar Sketch. Join Martina for a tasting of her delicious and mildly sweet baked goods, as she walks you through the story of her bakery, her innovations, and for an evening of tasty Italian inspired baked goods.
Cuisine: Desserts & PastriesMeal: Tasting
If you could find the perfect balance between the super sweet and salty savory—both that you love so dearly—it would be in the tasty pastries and bakery at SUGAR SKETCH in the LES. The number one thing that makes Sugar Sketch stand out is the unique recipes that do not have that typical *too* sugary taste; there is a perfect balance of sweet and salty that actually will not make you feel *that* guilty when all is said and done. Come in for a taste, and you'll be back for more!
Location: 172 E 2nd Street New York, NY 10009
Martina Nardo has been a Pastry Chef and Cake Designer for the past six years in NYC. Born and raised in Rome, Italy, her passion for food and art stems from her heritage. Her grandmother taught her to appreciate the simplicity of Italian cuisine, its flavors, and the cultural value associated with it. Her mother – a graphic designer & illustrator – is a major influence encouraging her to apply creativity towards her cakes making them true works of art. Upon receiving her BA in Psychology from the New School, she began her studies of the Culinary Arts at the Institute of Culinary Education, and finished with a degree in Cake Designs and Techniques at The French Culinary Institute in NYC. After working in several kitchens throughout Manhattan, Martina launched Sugar Sketch in 2013. Her work aims at combining Italian flavor profiles with modern American designs using the best quality ingredients to create something memorable, beautiful and tasteful!