"...the waffles taste well-toasted, lightly sweet, and faintly tangy in the manner of buttermilk or overnight yeasted waffles..." -Kristin Miglore
"Kirshner prepared grilled oysters beneath miso, and fish wrapped in banana leaves, at a grill set up near the chicken coop she keeps in her yard (because: Brooklyn)." -Sam Sifton
"...the object in the kitchen that she most treasures reveals a more practical relationship to her favored animal: a long-handled, shallow omelet pan." -Ligaya Mishan
"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." -Kenzi Wilbur
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