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A Chocolate Recipe!


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Maison du Chocolat New York
Macaroons from La Maison Du Chocolat in New York 

Today’s post is all about your favorite treat and mine – chocolate! Specifically, a chocolate house in New York called “Maison Du Chocolat” as well as an espresso bar 5 mins away with delicious pastries called “Sant Ambroeus“. If you’re in New York…Definitely visit! I’ve included a chocolate recipe that you can follow to make your very own chocolate!

Founded in 1977 by Robert Linxe, one of the top French artisan chocolatiers, La Maison du Chocolat today has boutiques in various cities including Tokyo, New York, London and Paris

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Liberty State Park


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I really enjoyed touring Liberty State Park the other day. I was especially moved by the 9/11 Memorial, with the names of the deceased inscribed on the walls. I found this piece very powerful. It’s called “Empty Sky”. I am bundled up in my coat because it was really cold (around 32°F / 0°C)

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Kenka in the East Village


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Kenka New York Japanese bars

Kenka New York Japanese bars

After work last night I went to check out Kenka, a Japanese bar in the heart of East Village New York. I fell in love with it! Quirky, colourful, addictive + bizarre (one of the items on the menu was a bull’s penis, another was fried frog). The food was out of this world + the atmosphere was communist Japan. My personal recommendation is tuna on the bone. This place is another world; an unforgettable evening in many ways! Go here if you’re exploring New York. *Plus you get cotton candy after your meal on the house! The address is: 25 St Marks Pl (Btwn 3rd Ave & Astor Pl)

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Throwback Thursday


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Remembering back to when I visited Washington Square Park in Greenwich Village New York + met this random pigeon man. (oh, also held one for the first + last time!)

Pigeons in Washington Square Park