Sugar Rush: Chocolate Covered Halvah Bar at Russ & Daughters

Sugar Rush

Your daily dose of something sweet.


Meet Russ & Daughter's Chocolate Covered Halvah Bar. Not quite a candy bar, not just halvah alone, but a combination of all of it in the best possible formula. Priced at just under $2, it is quite possibly one of the best dessert deals in the Lower East Side. The nutty ground sesame seeds crumble oh so easily into a decadent mess with every bite, but man, it's hard not to keep on munching away. Couple that with a rich dip of dark chocolate, just enough to cover, toasted almonds slivers, and you're bound to be addicted.

Russ & Daughters

179 E. Houston St., New York NY 10002; (b/n Allen and Orchard Streets; map) 212-475-4880