Image of chocolate pizza from Max Brenner in New York City

NYC Breakfast at a Chocolate Bar and Restaurant

If you’re in New York City and love chocolate, you’ll need to visit Max Brenner.  It’s a chocolate bar and restaurant located in the Union Square area (and in other states in America and overseas).  Its motto is: Max Brenner creating a new chocolate culture worldwide.  Actually, it serves more than just chocolate-related food, and it’s open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  So it’s a great place to go even if those accompanying you aren’t chocoholics.


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Image of chocolate-frosted carrot cake and tiramisu from Vino Rosso

Family Dinner Out: Go Fish and Chocolate-Frosted Carrot Cake

Several weeks ago my family and I tried a prix fixe menu offered by an Italian restaurant we’ve never been to.  Our taste buds were pleasantly delighted at Vino Rosso, which is located in the Bay and Wellesley area of Toronto.

I hadn’t thought of this place as a family place, especially since we were the only patrons with a child when we were there.  It was only after we left that I realized Vino Rosso is a nice place to have a family dinner.   (more…)

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