"We've been testing the picnic recipes in Sweets & Bitters Quarterly, a new pocket-sized cookbook by Brooklyn-based baker Hannah Kirshner, and we're happy to report that the cold brew coffee and the herb scones and the deviled eggs—and oh yes, the whisky-soaked chocolate cake—taste as good as they look...."
"Sweets & Bitters Quarterly is the newest tangible thing on our radar, and we can’t wait to stain its pages, even though they might be too pretty to do so."
THE WASHINGTON POST "Postcard from Tom" August 27, 2010
" ...the bar manager's graciousness on a busy Friday night is equaled by her smooth bar skills.... She is, after all, [the cocktail's] secret ingredient." – Tom Sietsema
PROVIDENCE JOURNAL "Delicate French Macarons" March 17, 2010
"[Olga's] baker, Hannah Kirshner, wanted to make them and now everyone is just so glad....Kirshner’s buttercream fillings are light as air." – Gail Ciampa