Tag Archives: Chocolatier

Catch It: Michel Cluizel a French-Style Café

At daybreak this past Monday, I received a telephone call from my friend Liz in Stockholm, Sweden. She was with friends in her quaint home and mentioned her parents were visiting New York City in May. “Could you meet up … Continue reading

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Catch It: Kreuther Handcrafted Chocolate

A weekly celebration for me is a chocolate treat at Kruether Handcrafted Chocolate. Kreuther is a chocolate bar where I take pleasure in exquisite pieces of chocolate confections and drink a cup of rich coffee while gazing at Bryant Park. … Continue reading

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Catch It: Max Brenner’s Hot Chocolate

Friday after Thanksgiving, friends and I went to The Rink at Bryant Park. Judy and Joey and their children, ages 10, 14 and 5. I did not skate, but instead strolled over to Max Brenner’s kiosk for some hot chocolate. … Continue reading

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Catch It: Cake, Coffee & Chocolate

How astonished I was this past Monday, when I saw my three favorite luxuries on West 40th Street just south of Bryant Park. My southern cheeks smiled as I sauntered on the bustling street and savored the view of this … Continue reading

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Catch It: Li-Lac Chocolates

Once, I worked at an Intellectual Property Law Firm in downtown Manhattan. In the afternoons, my dear friend Lisa and I would go to the café next door; we ordered one piece of dark chocolate and tea; we were back … Continue reading

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CATCH IT: Laughing Man Market Place

In J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Fellowship of the Ring, he wrote, “Not all those who wander are lost.” On Tuesday, February 28th, the morning weather was warm for winter. I had a meeting down town on Broadway to discuss a new … Continue reading

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CATCH IT: Valentine’s Amsterdam Avenue Style

Amsterdam Avenue on Manhattan’s Upper West Side has charming restaurants, chocolatier cafes, and a “Peacefood Cafe.”  There are eateries to entice you on Valentine’s Day, and I list 18 restaurants with a subtle style on Amsterdam Avenue. Upper West Side Restaurants (73rd … Continue reading

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