Wednesday, July 20, 2011

New York Diaries: the sweets edition

So in a day and a half of walking the streets of New York in the sweltering heat..seeking shelter in an air conditioned dwelling usually consisted of a places full of food..actually for the most part ice cream.

There is just so much of it readily available.. I mean if you are  doing all that's okay to have ice cream two three times a day right?  I mean how else does one cool down?

Let me give you a little run down of these places..just in case you  are in NYC and need to seek shelter from the sweltering heat.

First let me be entirely was not all ice cream...there may have been a trip to Clinton Hill Brooklyn for a specific doughnut shop thrown in the mix... and maybe, just maybe a trip to the East Village for a cookie.

Anyhow.  The Rundown.

1. The Van Leeuwen Ice Cream truck
All I can say is that I had a scoop of Cinnamon and a scoop of Mint Chip..Perfection!
 Click HERE  for their twitter and truck locations (they also have three store front locations)

2. Sundaes and Cones:
I actually only tasted EVERYTHING.. but had several bites of Courtney's Fat free Green Tea..yum!
95 East 10th Street, New York, Ny 10003  212.979.9398 

3. Stogo (Dairy Free Ice Cream)
I had soy based Mexican Chocolate and Peanut Butter Fudge..both amazing.  They also have Coconut and Hemp based ice cream.
159 2nd Ave., New York, NY 10003   212. 677. 2301

Pretty much kicking Krispy Creme's butt! I had an Earl Grey Doughnut.
448 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY.  11205  347.533.7544

5. Milk Bar (Momofuku)
The Compost Cookie..PERIOD!
251 E. 13th Street

6.Odeon Ice Cream Cart
The Pastachio was heaven.
145 W. Broadway, Tribeca, NY. 212.233.0507
Click HERE for cart info

I did get to some other places (some pictured above) .. but I'll leave this as the sweets edition..

New York Sweets... I "Like"

Taye ;)

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