Food Arts Looks Deeper at the Kouign Amann

30th September 2013

Chef Dominique Ansel’s Kouign Amann, called the DKA (“Dominique’s Kouign Amann”) is most commonly described by customers as having “changed their life.” Click here to watch the Food Arts video on how it is made and how it has changed the Chef’s life as well.

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Fox Kitchen Superstars

Fox New’s Kitchen Superstars Make DKA’s with Chef Dominique

16th August 2013

Fox New reporter Elizabeth Saab tries her hand at making the DKA (“Dominique’s Kouign Amann”), a buttery caramelized treat that has outsold the Cronut™ since opening day. Click here for full article and video.   Watch the latest video at

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Anthony Bourdain Piers Morgan Live

A DKA vs. Cronut® Taste Test on CNN with Anthony Bourdain

28th July 2013

Anthony Bourdain takes over as guest host for Piers Morgan Live on CNN and interviews Chef Dominique Ansel on the Cronut®. He compares it to another crowd favorite, the famous DKA (“Dominique’s Kouign Amann”) to find out which one reigns supreme. The verdict? “This is an entirely situational thing for me,” says Bourdain. “Generally speaking, …

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Serious Eats

SeriousEats’ The 30 NYC Sandwiches We Loved in 2012

29th December 2012

Try the DKA Ice Cream Sandwich (made with a scoop of your favorite ice cream in the center of our signature Dominique’s Kouign Amanns, a caramelized croissant that will change your life!) for dessert first! Then save room for the Chef’s Grilled Cheese, a combination of three cheeses that we think make the perfect grilled …

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Cooking Channel’s Unique Sweets Airs!

25th November 2012

After 12 hours of filming, the amazing crew of Unique Sweets highlights some of our bakery’s best desserts. Tune in to see Chef Dominique on screen with some of our favorite food critics, writers, and chefs on their reactions after their first bite of DKA and the lip-smacking Paris-NY. For a list of showtimes, check …

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Time Out

The DKA Makes Time Out NY’s 100 Best Dishes

23rd October 2012

Not only did we make Time Out New York’s 100 Best Dishes, the DKA (Dominique’s Kouign Amann) — a caramelized croissant that is crispy on the outside and flaky and tender within — was selected as one of the Top 10 Must Eats!

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Telestar calls Dominique the “King of Kouign Amann”

25th February 2012

Kouign Amann, pronounced KWEEN AH-MAHN, is a well-known pastry in Brittany that has just hit stateside. While it’s often been called a “caramelized croissant”, this pastry requires a lot more hand technique as sugar is also layered into the dough on top of butter. Because there is the addition of sugar, the dough cannot rest …

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Mini Me Cake

We made CBS News’ Best Desserts of 2011 – TWICE!

29th December 2011

Our famous DKA (Dominique’s Kouign Amann)  — a caramelized croissant pastry that’s crispy on the outside and soft and flaky on the inside – and our Mini Me Cake – a 4-textured chocolate cake topped our signature Mini Me’s or “mini meringues” – both make it onto CBS News’ Best Desserts of 2011.  

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