Trend: Not Your Ordinary Hot Chocolate

It is December 13th and that means It is National Hot Chocolate Day!! Yes, there really is a food holiday for everything, but I’m not complaining. When it is cold outside sometimes you just need a comforting cup of hot cocoa. Here are a few of my favorite spots. 1. The City Bakery- Union Square (Map) Now this is a decadent cup of hot chocolate! … Continue reading Trend: Not Your Ordinary Hot Chocolate

Trend: As Black As my Soul

It seems like all if the rainbows and unicorns has brought out the inner darkness in chefs. More and more I am seeing black lattes, ice cream, and donuts all over the city. Most of these items get their hue from activated charcoal or coconut ash. Charcoal in particular has risen in popularity because it is believed to have detoxifying properties. There is also toothpaste … Continue reading Trend: As Black As my Soul

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Trend: I want S’more Please

It is starting to feel a lot like summer and we just celebrated Summer Solstice on Wednesday. I didn’t grow up camping but do enjoy the smell of campfires and grills which aside for good BBQ makes me reminisce about making those perfectly toasted, slightly burnt, s’mores at neighborhood block parties. After working at Mars chocolate I have definitely learned to appreciate using better chocolate … Continue reading Trend: I want S’more Please