Modified store hours

Dear Patisserie Tomoko Customer In this present moment of uncertainty, it is our priority to honor the collective wellness of our community, employees, and customer. Right now, we are temporarily modifying our store hours. We will continue to have our pastries to take out and delivery. Monday Closed Tuesday – Thursday 12- 6 pm Friday […]

New York Times

Where to Find the Best Mochi Desserts in New York by Zagat

This Japanese dessert bar has earned fans far and wide in the food community, including the Milk Bar queen herself, Christina Tosi. The perennial favorite here is the Earl Grey Chocolate Mochi, whose fudgey chocolate center is made with chocolate ganache and infused with Earl Grey tea. It’s light, rich, dense and floral all at […]

Time Out

Patisserie Tomoko has been featured on Time Out New York’s 100 Best Dishes & Drinks 2014 list! The Mochi with Earl Grey Tea Infused Chocolate Ganache stands out as one of our top food/drink choices in New York. read more


Behind a gorgeous U-shaped bar, pastry chef Tomoko Kato (Le Bernardin, Cha-An) plates refined, Asian-inspired desserts (black sesame crème brûlée​, kumquat mille-feuille) that come as part of a two- or three-course tasting. read more

Harper’s BAZAAR

5) Patisserie Tomoko: We can’t decide what we like best about Japanese-inspired Patisserie Tomoko in Williamsburg—the fact it’s open late until 11pm on weekends, or read more

NY Eater

In each installment of Pastry Cases, sweets fanatics and lovers of (most) things baked Charlotte Druckman and Gabriella Gershenson(of Every Day with Rachael Ray) share a favorite confection, slice of cake, ice cream scoop, or other delectable delight worth the sugar high—and the trek. In this week’s edition, the twosome bring a third, Momofuku’s Christina Tosi, and together the...

10 Awesome New Bakeries and Pastry Shops in NYC

PATISSERIE TOMOKO Tomoko Kato, Cha-An’s opening chef, now has her own dessert bar near McCarren Park. Besides three-course tastings, she sells cookies, quiches, breads, and very pretty Japanese-influenced desserts like sliced green tea cake roll to go.

New York Times

For those seeking more modest, relaxed surroundings, Patisserie Tomoko, a half-bakery, half-dessert bar, opened in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, in November with a dessert prix fixe ($12 to $16) available at a counter beneath space-age lamps. The pastry chef and owner, Tomoko Kato, is still settling in, and only a few desserts are available on any given […]

Bedford + Bowery

“Cha-An’s Former Chef Is Opening a Dessert Bar Off of McCarren Park” Tomoko Kato, who helped open the Cha-An tea room in the East Village in 2003, is opening an eponymous dessert bar on the Williamsburg-Greenpoint border. read more