Category Dessert

Dock Kitchen in London

Chef Stevie Parle, a River Cafe alum, runs an experimental kitchen at Dock Kitchen that creates menus based on the best produce of the season. Dock Kitchen prides itself in using spices much like a “flavour”  / “special” of the month (e.g., Sri Lanka inspires the menu for the next 2 – 3 weeks, until […]

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Nunu Chocolates: Ganaches handmade in Brooklyn

Nunu Chocolates has some of the best chocolates made in NYC.  I visited the flagship store sometime back and got the booze box – ganaches infused with absinthe, sake, rye, mezcal-chili, moonshine, and amarula.  The ganaches were smooth and velvety, and one cannot miss the distinct alcohol flavor.  My favorite was the sake ganache. Alcohol infused […]

L.A. Burdick: Single source chocolates from Central and South America in NYC

L.A. Burdick has a retail chocolate store in Gramercy / Flatiron in NYC. L.A. Burdick includes a world-wide mail order business, a french-inspired restaurant, a specialty grocery store and retail locations in Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts and Walpole, New Hampshire.  L.A. Burdick sources most of its chocolate from Grenada for its “robust chocolate – it […]