Two New Sweets for the Summer

Not all sweets are created equal. Some are light, some are refreshing, and others are just perfectly sweet. A better way to enjoy summer is indulge in favorite treats. The lazy summer moments calls for treasure hunt and Café Zaiya ‘X marks the spot’. Sweets loving dessert people are in luck because of the 2017 confectionaries collection offered by the awesome café.

Café Zaiya proudly presents something exciting to cool our tongues – Peach Champagne and Berry Berry Mousse..


Peach Champagne is made from layers and layers of goodness. You got to work your way from the top by tasting white peach then the champagne jelly then go all the way to bottom with yogurt mousse and white peach mousse. This only cost $5.


Berry Berry Mousse is very very delicious. It is a new way to love berries. The layers and layers of goodness start with lemon jelly. Next stop are frozen raspberries and strawberries that are sweet and cool. The next layers are both raspberry and strawberry flavored jelly and mousse. Definitely berries overload. The sweet ending is the yuzu and white chocolate mousse. In case you are not familiar, Yuzi is similar to a small grapefruit and has a touch of mandarin orange. Its outer rind is often used in Japanese cuisine as garnish. Bits of Yuzi are found at the bottom. The tanginess flavor is perfect in summer time. Enjoy this for just $5.50

Treat yourself today. Visit Café Zaiya and taste these confectionaries which are perfect for the hot weather.

Zaiya’s summer sweets!

Summer has just begun and we can feel the heat. The coming season could mean a lot of things from scorching sun, hot nights, and of course cool sweet treats. For anyone born with sweet tooth, Café Zaiya is the place to go to get your hands on some trendy and sweet desserts. Pick your favorites from Café Zaiya’s summer sweets offerings this 2017.


Soft serve ice cream
Choose between soft serve or your regular ice cream, you will surely love the first one. These days, soft serve found in Café Zaiya is not just vanilla. The airy and light texture comes in various flavors of matcha and black sesame. You can also go for mix of the two flavors. A soft served ice cream only cost $4.5.


Shaved ice
This dessert has become popular in New York City. Café Zaiya has added this in their frozen desserts category. This Asian inspired dessert is getting popular. The fluffy texture of snow gets covered with exciting flavors. You can also add the creaminess of ice cream. For $8, choose from green tea, black sesame, mango, strawberry or peach. Add $2 to add ice cream


Bubble tea
This summer staple is one of the best finds in Café Zaiya. Tea and milk combined added with chewy tapioca pearls. It is an ideal choice to beat the heat. Pair the drink with tasty grub from the menu. Bubble tea will not get any better than this.

The Best Mother’s Day Strawberry Shortcake in NYC


Café Zaiya is celebrating Mother’s Day 2017 with the sumptuously delightful Mother’s Day strawberry shortcake. The vanilla sponge is fluffy, light, and melts in your mouth. The whipped cream wakes up every taste bud on your tongue. The fresh strawberries are dainty yet powerfully sweet and tart at the same time. The balance of flavors makes this cake the one to beat in New York City. Wouldn’t you want to present your mother with this special treat from Café Zaiya?

Café Zaiya has a cake for every occasion. For the most important day of the year in honor of the most important woman in your life, there is nothing sweeter and more inspiring than especially baked strawberry shortcake. The six-inch variety is available at $30, while the eight-inch shortcake is being offered at $36. It’s quite a bargain really.

Despite the extraordinary goodness of Café Zaiya’s Mother’s Day special offer, there’s nothing fancy about the ingredients. Café Zaiya used only the finest flour, eggs, sugar, heavy cream, vanilla essence, and strawberry. You can be confident your mom will like it when she opens the box of Café Zaiya goodies you’ll be bringing to her on Mother’s Day.

Café Zaiya is located in Midtown & East Village. The seating areas are limited, but locals have been coming to this landmark for their favorite lunch meals. Cafe Zaiya offers affordable and flavorful Japanese bento and sushi boxes, red bean buns with authentic flavors, and various cakes for every occasion.

Roses are red, violets are blue, its Valentine’s Day at Cafe Zaiya!


What could be tastier and sweeter than Cafe Zaiya’s baked goodies this month of love? Only a week away before V-day and love is in the air. Surprise your sweetheart with wide variety of cakes from this Japanese bakery. Nothing is more fun, fresh and yummier than this!
From teddy bears, balloon, to flowers, Valentine’s Day means sweet stuff. But of course it is not complete without a heart shaped cake. This year Cafe Zaiya is presenting three festive products that can complete your February 14 celebration. Definitely cupid will struck your heart with love for taking these sweets home.

Valentine’s Day special strawberry short cake
The special heart shaped short cake with strawberries is simply to die for. This cake is gorgeous, elegant and delicious. The strawberries take the center stage and this would be your favorite valentine cake of all time.

Hazelnuts chocolate mousse
Enjoy the happiness and love with friends and family by serving them chocolate mousse with hazelnuts. The creamy goodness is something special. Chocolaty and Hazel nutty rolled in one. The soft and velvety texture would capture your heart.

Pave au chocolat (Green tea & Chocolate)
Pave is cobblestones in French. In food context, this refers to square or rectangular flat piece of food. Pave au chocolat from Cafe Zaiya has two flavors – Green tea and chocolate. This is a sweet ending after a romantic dinner. It is also something to be shared with everyone.
No one should miss Cafe Zaiya’s valentine cake offerings. This year is something different as we offer indulgences – big and small perfect for the hearts day. Hope this will become a tradition for you.

Cafe Zaiya Launches 2 seasonal classics – Apple Pie and Pumpkin Pie


The unofficial start of the season is marked by a lot of things and one of them is the smell of cinnamon. Just in time for the holidays, Cafe Zaiya launched seasonal classic pies – two fan favorites Apple Pie and Pumpkin Pie. For those looking to bring home something unexpected for dinner, these pies would work their magic.


Available at Cafe Zaiya, the Apple Pie is made with granny smith and fuji apples. All apples used were checked for quality to ensure strong flavored and delicious pies. The great combination of sour and sweet flavor make this pie a true desert winner. Compared to their last year’s Apple Pie, Cafe Zaiya made sure that the pie has much richer flavor. Planning to take this home? Warm it up using a microwave and top it up with your favorite ice cream.


Another favorite is the Pumpkin Pie. Pumpkin or Kabocha is very popular this season. This has a sweet taste and a texture of sweet potato. In Japan, they used this as a side dish or add on their soup. It is also a common ingredient in tempura. For this pie, the pumpkin is steamed with brown sugar and orange peel. The method raised the flavor of the pumpkin. Plan to share it with friends or family at home? Add whipped cream on top to complete the deal.
A slice of pie costs $3.75 and a whole pie is for $28. Get your apple pie and pumpkin pie fix. Order your thanksgiving pies today.