Without the promise of sweets, mouths would never have the patience to stay open during dentist's appointments or closed during beekeeping demonstrations. Keep mouths copacetic with this Groupon.
- $10 for a 7-inch cake, chocolate-lovers platter, or 2 pounds of boxed cookies (a $20 value)
Once Sonam Sondhi—the dessert artist behind Chocal8kiss—graduated from The Culinary Institute of America she sought out the tutelage of acclaimed pastry Chef Thaddeus Dubois. After a stint with him, she spent some time crafting gourmet desserts for lauded fine-dining restaurant, The Manor. Today, Sondhi can be found designing sweets in the kitchen of her own confectionery. Her specialties include top-shelf wedding cakes, occasion cakes layered with rich ganache, and plated desserts with elegant garnishes.