Remember about a year ago the Cronut arrived on the scene and what followed was a slew of Dominique Ansel copycat creations? Well look what’s he’s “created” this year for SXSW- cookie shots.
Ahem. For the regular readers of my blog that go back two years, does it even seem the slight bit familiar to something I did back in 2012??
For new readers, that photo went viral two years ago – an idea I came up in and led to me writing The Girl with the Donut Tattoo – and it was profiled in Laughing Squid, Food Beast and several other notable websites. To this day, it continues to have a life on its own. Granted, Ansel’s cookie shots stand on their own and hold milk instead of Kahlua but I find the similarities just a bit too eerie. Am I upset? Maybe, but it’s nothing that a donut can’t solve.
donut shooter > cookie shot
I think someone owes you a year’s supply of cookie shots, cronuts, and whatever that souffle-in-brioche thing was.
I totally agree! But… a lifetime supply.
If that ever happens, I’m sharing it with all of you! 🙂
I think you should sue him. Just kidding.
Very interesting considering the guy will (apparently) come after you if you call your own version of a cronut a “cronut”. Oh, I’m sorry, Cronut®.
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery? Or… whatever?