My first sip of Ovaltine was at a bakery in Chinatown. I liked it enough to buy my own jar of the powdered drink mix, but I would still buy a cup from a Chinese bakery in those times of Ovaltine cravings while outside of the comfort of my own home. Also, they seem to be able to make it better than I can.
You can get hot or cold Ovaltine from just about any Chinese bakery for $1 or less (for those who need some guidance, I'll list some addresses below of where I've had it, but seriously—any Chinese bakery). It's like drinking hot chocolate mixed with cereal milk. When I'm not in the mood for milk tea and I want to fill my belly with something hot and sweet, I usually go for Ovaltine.
70 Mott Street, New York NY 10013 (nr. Canal Street; map) 212-219-1431
5922 8th Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11220 (nr. 59th; map) 718-439-6343
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