Congrats to Blackbird’s Dana Cree…

Photo: courtesy Sofitel.

…who won the second annual Buche de Noel competition at Cafe des Architectes in the Sofitel on Monday, benefiting Share Our Strength. Her yule log-shaped cake, which she said was based on an Austrian dessert she made to impress Wolfgang Puck, won top honors from both the judges and attendees, over entries from Amanda Rockman (Balena), Meg Galus (NoMI), Thomas Raquel (Acadia), Elissa Narow (Perennial Virant), Nate Meads (RM Champagne Salon) and Cindy Schuman (Sepia). Steve Dolinsky emceed. [312DiningDiva]