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Gift Guide: Easy to Ship, Only in New York Foods

Max Falkowitz 6 comments

Shopping for a New York expat? Convincing a buddy to move here? You can't send New York attitude or that creeping feeling of paying godknowshowmuch for a studio apartment—but you can send proper pastrami. And smoked fish. And any number of the city's top cookies. Here are nine Only in New York food businesses—traditional and new—that will take care of all the shipping for you to deliver your gifts nationwide. More

Where to get Cool, Creative Chocolate Easter Bunnies and Eggs in New York

Max Falkowitz 1 comment

Here are some fun chocolate bunnies and eggs from New York bakeries and chocolatiers that we'd love to find in our Easter baskets. More

Sugar Rush: A.M. Quickie at Jacques Torres

Sugar Rush Kathy YL Chan Post a comment

For days when an ordinary Rice Krispies treats just won't do. The A.M. Quickie at Jacques Torres is like cereal on a sugar high with equal parts milk and dark chocolate. Three types of cereal mixed together: cornflakes, Raisin Bran, and Rice Krispies, bound by melted marshmallows and a smidgen of chocolate. More

What's Your Favorite Hot Chocolate In New York?

Carey Jones 16 comments

All the polls! Cold, rainy, windy, sleety, miserable—it's hot chocolate season in the city. And we're lucky to live in a place with dozens of throat-coating options. From the thick, festival-worthy hot chocolate with homemade marshmallows at City Bakery to... More

Sugar Rush: Flourless Chocolate Cake at Jacques Torres

Sugar Rush Kathy YL Chan 6 comments

I came looking for a warm mudslide cookie on a chilly Saturday afternoon, but instead walked away with the first slice of a newly-cut Flourless Chocolate Cake ($3). Dark, decadent... well, the picture says it all. Everything from the... More

Sugar Rush: Ice Cream at Jacques Torres

Sugar Rush Kathy YL Chan 8 comments

Wicked chocolate, banana rum sorbet, and vanilla rum caramel were but a few flavors outfitting the Jacques Torres ice cream cart at the Hudson Street store this week (rotating flavors are also at the DUMBO location). Fresh-made waffle cones... More

Jacques Torres Ice Cream Parlor Confirmed

Erin Zimmer Post a comment

Recent rumors that Jacques Torres would open an ice cream parlor have been confirmed in an email by his people. He'll roll out the homemade goodness at his two Manhattan locations, then open the actual shop in Dumbo, adjacent to... More

The Jacques Torres vs. Hershey's Kisses Scandal

Erin Zimmer 1 comment

Outside all three Jacques Torres chocolate shops today, you could find someone in a "Save Jacques Kiss" shirt handing out free bon bons. After Hershey's raised a fuss over the same-named "Kiss," Torres launched a little grassroots campaign, involving... More

Deal of the Day: Jacques Torres

Erin Zimmer Post a comment

Thanks to a little legal scuffle last week between Jacques Torres and Hershey's, it's now your civic duty to try Mr.Torres's champagne kiss, a ganache-filled bonbon, to see if it's in “any way, shape or form” reminiscent of the grocery... More

Sugar Rush: Peeps from Jacques Torres

Sugar Rush Erin Zimmer 1 comment

Peeps have a pretty lovable face as it is, but when Jacques Torres goes and adds a beret or tuxedo, they're almost too cute to eat. Or you hate Peeps, and you won't eat them anyway. To clarify, it's... More

12 Days of Hot Chocolate: Jacques Torres

Erin Zimmer Post a comment

Editor's note: This concludes our 12 Days of Hot Chocolate series. We end on the classic Jacques Torres. From left: "Classic" hot chocolate and "Wicked." Hardly distinguishable. ">Photograph from wallyg on Flickr Price: $3 (for eight ounces), $4 (for twelve... More

'Gossip Girl' Names Favorite Hot Chocolate

Erin Zimmer 1 comment

How does a Gossip Girl make it through the cold New York winter? According to last night's episode: with a Jacques Torres hot chocolate (and cashmere stole).... More

Sugar Rush: Mudslide Cookie from Jacques Torres

Zach Brooks Post a comment

Photograph by Front Studio "Overly rich and decadent" are the words the Lunch with Front Studio blog used to describe this mudslide cookie from the newish upper West Side location of Jacques Torres Chocolate. That's not a bad thing,... More

NYC's Top 10 Ice Cream Sandwiches

Kathy YL Chan 29 comments

Sugar Rush expert Kathy YL Chan hits up the ten best ice cream sandwich purveyors in the city. More

Hot Chocolate: the Ultimate Shopper's Respite

Ed Levine 2 comments

When and if you go shopping on the Upper West Side today consider the following hot chocolate pitstops. Jacques Torres (Amsterdam between 73rd and 74th): No surprises here. The man knows how to make a serious cup of hot chocolate.... More

Day After Thanksgiving Food Exploring

Ed Levine 2 comments

I know that most folks go easy on their digestive systems the day after Thanksgiving, but I usually take the opportunity to go food exploring. I'm planning to hit the following spots today: The new Jacques Torres shop on Amsterdam... More

I Have Found the Ice Cream Sandwich of my dreams

Ed Levine 1 comment

I have found the ice cream sandwich of my dreams at Jacques Torres Chocolate Haven, 350 Hudson St. 212-414-2462. This photo, courtesy of Flickr, is of Torres' hazelnut ice cream sandwich, but I wanted to give you an idea... More

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