Archive for the ‘Chocolate’ Category

posted by on Breakfast, Brunch, Chocolate, Coffees & Cafes, Dessert, Murray Hill, Vegging Out

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Madison Avenue is generally a snooze–tall buildings, men in suits, apartments nicer than anything I could afford. But I happened upon the quaint Keko Cafe one day and finally made my way there for brunch this past weekend. It’s pretty unbelievable how much this place is able to take you away from Madison’s impersonal feel [...]

posted by on Chicken, Chocolate, Coffees & Cafes, Comfort Food, Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Meat, Murray Hill, Vegging Out

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The phrase “hidden gem” gets thrown around a lot, but Penelope truly fits the bill. The homestyle restaurant is situated on 30th and Lex, in the heart of Murray Hill and its bubble of bankers, Indian food and mostly unmemorable bars and restaurants (sorry, but it’s true!). But then you have Penelope, a cute brunch spot that [...]

A snack at Corrado


posted by on Brunch, Chocolate, Coffees & Cafes, Dessert, Lunch, Snacks, Vegging Out, West Village

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For some, a snack is fruit, string cheese, nuts…you know, normal things. I like to think of myself as that kind of snacker 85% of the time. The other 15% of times, the equation in my head goes dessert = snack. And with that math, I found myself at the casual, but quaint Corrado in [...]

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According to, the artisinal ice cream truck will be bringing their all-natural treats to 10th Street and 2nd Avenue. Van Leeuwen prides itself on using hormone-free milk from local farms along with pure cane sugar and egg yolks to create flavors like red currant, ginger, giandujia and peppermint & chip (along with the traditional [...]

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I love food and like to think of myself as a foodie, but how did I not know about this magical site?? Tastespotting’s approach to food is that we eat with our eyes. After looking at the photos on their site, you can’t agree more. But it doesn’t just end at pretty pictures. Click on [...]

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As promised, here are some photos from my trip to Aruba last week. It’s definitely NOT a burgeoning vegetarian hot spot, but if you’re into seafood or steak, you’re lucky. I had to settle for bland pastas and Nathan’s hot dogs, but I did luck out with my tropical drinks and most of my desserts, [...]