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Belgian Chocolatiers Teach the Art of Easter Eggs Decorating

All next week, the Belgian chocolatiers at Neuhaus will teach classes on how to best decorate and enjoy chocolate eggs. And all this time you never realized you were doing it wrong! Neuhaus will provide each guest with a hand-made chocolate egg, which they can decorate with gianduja, a luxury hazelnut paste, and fill with one of Neuhaus' famous pralines, including black currant, coffee, and fleur de sel.

Guests will also be invited to learn about the history of Neuhaus, and then taste some of their best-selling chocolates. Bubbly will also be provided to wash down the delectables. Those who fall in love with the products can also pick up their many Easter-themed packages at a discount.

What: Egg Decorating at Neuhaus

When: Wednesday, April 16th, Thursday, April 17th, and Friday, April 18th from 7-9pm, and Saturday, April 19th from 12-2pm

Where: Neuhaus, 500 Madison Ave., New York, NY

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Stick It for National Something on a Stick Day

#1 POP TART ON A STICK

Who knew that Pop Tarts needed any improvement? These itty bitty pop tarts look adorable and delicious; if only we could have some coffee on a stick to pair it with.

#2 DONUT ON A STICK

Practical yet creative, a munchkin donut on a stick is a sweetooth's dream appetizer.

#3 MINI PANCAKES

We'll be taking our gourmet breakfast to go on a stick today!

#5 Burgers on a Stick

Is it just us, or do these make you feel like Alice in Wonderland when she grows too much? We are so down with sliders on a stick!

CULINARY OCCASIONS
92Y Presents Chocolate Fest 2014!

92Y is now selling tickets for the Chocolate Fest New York 2014: A Walk-Around Tasting. The event is scheduled for Sunday, April 6th, at 7:30pm, and for a mere $35, you can experience all things chocolate, overindulging as your chocolate fantasies come to life! A variety of chocolate taste masters from around the world are scheduled for this decadent occasion. Such masters include Italy's Stefano De Martini, of Torino’s De Martini Cioccolato fame, International Chocolate Awards 2013 Gold Medal Winner Hakan Martensson of Fika Choklad, Joan Coukos of Chocolat Moderne (joining Murray's Cheese to create some phenomenal pairings), and returning by popular demand, Brooklyn's own Liz and Jen of Liddabit Sweets.

CULINARY OCCASIONS
Restaurant Week Review: Dinner at Fig & Olive

Restaurant Week is the time of the year when fancy eateries across Gotham City unleash three-course menus at affordable prices, so in case you’ve been dying to go to one — do it fast!

If you’re looking for a good dinner spot to splurge your $38 on, check out Fig & Olive. With locations in the Meatpacking District and Fifth Ave, this upscale restaurant entices you from the get-go — a tall display of extra virgin oils greet you at the front, and the rest of the space is beautifully furnished with limestone stucco walls, terra-cotta ceiling and gleaming candles fixed onto black olive branches designed from wrought iron. The center boasts a white marble bar, perfect for sipping wine while waiting to be seated... or for making small talk with that cute stranger two seats to your left.

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Sweets For The Sweet At Epicerie Boulud


Forget generic, let's go for the good stuff. Pink champagne and chocolate truffles in a heart-shaped box made completely out of chocolate.

...Need we say more?

Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and settling for less-than-spectacular in terms of gift giving is unacceptable! Luckily, Epicerie Boulud, located at 1900 Broadway at 64th Street, has turned its production up a notch to provide you with the perfect tasty treat for you to give to your special someone.

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Happy National Chocolate Covered Anything Day!

If you're a fan of chocolate like we are, then you'd probably be willing to try anything covered in chocolate. Well today is the day for you. December 16 has been acclaimed as National Chocolate Covered Anything Day. Yes, we said ANYTHING. So enjoy our list of some of the most unique items that have been covered in chocolate. And remember, anything is better dipped in chocolate.

Eating raw onions is an already daring act. One crunchy bite and your eyes will water up. But how about addng chocolate to the equation? The tangy taste of the onion mixed with chocolate makes for a surprisingly interesting mix. These unique delicasies have become a big hit in Philadelphia and can be found covered with sprinkles and more.

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Grand Hyatt Hotel Launches New Signature Chocolate Line

The Grand Hyatt New York has just launched its very own, first-ever artisanal chocolate line. The mastermind behind these delicately handcrafted truffles and chocolate bars is Executive Pastry Chef Gonzalo Jimenez, who is internationally acclaimed for his meticulous technique and excellent chocolatier knowledge. The Argentinian born chef developed a passion for cooking and creating culinary masterpieces at the ripe age of 19, when he began pursuing a degree in Pastry Arts. In 2009, he took his talents to the states and served as a pastry chef in several hotels before finally making his way to the Big Apple. Now he works tirelessly to deliver the best of the best in artisan chocolates in the city that never sleeps.

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MarieBelle Chocolate Tasting and Pairing
Date: Wednesday, December 11th
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Place: MarieBelle Chocolate Store, 484 Broome Street, between West Broadway and Wooster Street (Subway: A, C, E, 4, 6 to Spring Street; N, R to Canal or Prince Street; or 1, 2 to Canal Street) Cost: $45
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A Chocoholic's Holiday Gift Guide

If holiday shopping has you going crazy this year then we have a simple solution for you... chocolate! It makes the perfect holiday gift, especially for those on your list with a sweet tooth. So to make your holiday shopping a bit easier, we've picked out a few of our favorite chocolate treats this year to stuff in stockings and put under trees (and stuff in your mouth as well).

Price: $12 per container

These petite cubed bonbons make a perfect holiday gift- already wrapped in ribbon. These delectable morsels, stuffed with ganache and praline filling, will keep any chocolate lover smiling.

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Chocolate Wasted!