Tag / Chocolate

February 25, 2015

…visited Dylan’s Candy Bar

It sounds so cliché, but Dylan’s Candy Bar on 60th Street took me right back to my childhood. The shop – which is owned by Ralph Lauren’s daughter, Dylan – may be very modern and a little flashy, but it reminded me of when I was little for three main reasons: 1 :: Because my brother …

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March 31, 2013

…made Cadbury’s creme eggs

I don’t want to over-egg the Easter puns, but today was an eggstravaganza. One festive activity was making treats that nearly resembled Cadbury’s creme eggs with my friend Meghan (‘Megghan’). As devotees of Buzzfeed, we’d come across this cracker of a recipe a couple of weeks ago and decided to give it a go. It involved …

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February 14, 2013

…tasted chocolate-flavoured wine

Valentine’s Day. Which means chocolate and wine. Why not together? After our Valentine’s date, Dylan and I cracked open a bottle of ‘Sweet Red’, a chocolate-flavored wine from Chocolat Rouge in California. Immediately the smell hit me – a whiff of synthetic chocolate, like a sticker you’d scratch in school or the hind of a …

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January 19, 2013

…rode a cable car

Another day, another state – and while I have been to this one before, I did achieve a first moments after arriving in San Francisco: Taking a cable car. I hopped on the rickety Powell and Hyde cart from Union Square, hanging off the side as we whizzed up and down the city’s undulating streets. …

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