"...the object in the kitchen that she most treasures reveals a more practical relationship to her favored animal: a long-handled, shallow omelet pan."
"Planning to crash someone else's Thanksgiving Feast? Dinner-party guru Hannah Kirshner...lays out three steps to make sure you get asked back next year."
"...an appealingly funky quarterly food journal..." - Florence Fabricant
"We've been testing the picnic recipes in Sweets & Bitters...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 sconesand the deviled eggs—and oh yes, the whisky-soaked chocolate cake—tasteas good as they look...."
"Sweets & Bitters...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