Billed as the World’s First PB&J Art Exhibit, The Nutropolitan Museum of Art is a worthwhile, fun event to check out while it lasts. It’s free to attend and the last day is Sunday, March 6th.
Note: The gallery exhibits below were conceived by Lee Zalben, photographed (so well) by Theresa Raffetto, and styled by Patty White.
201 Mulberry St
The only line is for the DIY peanut butter art room. They let you make a PB slice however you want and give you a free photo print afterwards.
DIY Sandwich Art Station
White on White
My non-contribution to society. White marshmallow creme with candy corn on white chocolate peanut butter spread onto white bread. And an Iron Man toothpick to top it off. Just keeping it classy.
Pizzelle Perfect exhibit
A pizzelle cookie based setup.
Starry Sandwich exhibit
Money Honey exhibit
Sandwich Artist exhibit
And we’re not talking about Subway here.
Peanut Buzzer Sandwich exhibit
Neat application of honeycomb. Honeycomb is photogenic.
All Hail the King exhibit
Shown above are just some of the great photographs at the peanut butter art open house. There are other great works, and while it’s not a huge exhibit, a free jar of peanut butter goes to both yourself and charity for attending.
Went over to the Doughnut Plant grand opening at Chelsea Hotel. At this point, I have to confess I haven’t trekked over to their original LES location yet.
Donut plant is amazing since it shows what you can accomplish by doing one thing well. For a person like myself who is used to Krispy Kreme and generic mom & pop donut shops in CA, Doughnut Plant is an eye opener. The ingredients are premium and the price doesn’t shy away from NYC pricing (think $3 donuts).
Doughnut Pillow Wall
The Chelsea location is a decent size, especially for NYC. Seating exists as a real possibility here.
Carrot Cake Donut
The cream cheese filling made the carrot cake donut pack a much bigger punch. Cream cheese in desserts is akin to bacon in anything. Delicious.
Cinnamon bun was alright. More of a filler type food than the main attraction.
The oatmeal cake was my favorite donut from Chelsea. Flaked with oatmeal crusting, the texture is amazingly crispy. While not as healthy as a bowl of oatmeal, this donut is a great example of experimenting with nontraditional dessert toppings.
Peanut Butter & Jelly Donut
A remake of the traditional jelly donut. This guy got squared up and peanut butter topped. High in calories? You bet. Great as part of a routine diet? Yes, if it’s once a month or less.