Commendation for Excellence in Food Gatherings: MADISON SQUARE EATS
> The Three Cheese Grilled Cheese from The Milk Truck. Aged Gruyere, Cheddar, and Domestic Blue with Caramelized Granny Smith Apples on Rosemary Pullman bread. Divine. $7 (@milktrucknyc; milktruckgrilledcheese.com)
> The Candied Bacon with Maple Cream Cheese Macaron from Macaron Parlour. So good Charlie V and I could not stop smiling. Or jumping around like idiots. Or eating.$2.50 for 1, $20 for box of 9 (@macaronparlour; macaronparlour.com)
> The Noah Cupcake from Robicellli’s. Apple cake, goat cheese buttercream, roasted bacon, bourbon and brown sugar sauce. Truly one of the most delicious foods I have ever eaten. $3 (917.509.6048; robicellis.tumblr.com)
Notable Trends: Bacon desserts, Asian influenced everything.