Restaurant Sweets, Simple Sweets

Southern Holiday Milkshake in New York City and Beyond

Peppermints, chocolates, and whipped cream, a Sleepless Sweets dream.  The best part about finding holiday sweets not exclusive to New York is that you guys all over the United States can have a taste.  Chick-fil-A’s Peppermint Chocolate Chip Milkshake is my favorite go-to holiday shake in the city and around the country!

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Photo Credits: A Southerner’s Guide to NYC

I was recently reading one of my favorite blogs; A Southerner’s Guide to NYC and heard that Chick-fil-A is currently constructing its biggest location in the nation in New York City just steps away from where I go to school in New York’s Financial District.

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Photo Credit: chick-fil-a.com

Chick-fil-A is a Georgia based fast food chain with a focus on quality ingredients, amazing customer services, and being closed on Sunday’s to give their employees a day rest.  They serve the original chicken sandwhich and top quality chicken nuggs.  Side note, their sweet tea and lemonade are the BEST.  Chick-fil-A is changing the fast food industry as we know it with their smiling service, and Ice Dream machines that always work.

Chick-fil-A’s Peppermint Chocolate Chip Milkshake is simply holiday deliciousness.  Made with their in-house classic soft serve, Ice Dream, peppermint syrup, crushed candy canes, and chocolate chips!  Blended to perfection and topped with whipped cream and a maraschino cherry. Don’t miss this!

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Photo Credit: chick-fil-a.com

Sadly, as a seasonal/limited time only milkshake, Chick-fil-A only offers this flavor between November 20 and January 6th so be sure to get yours before you start your New Year’s Resolutions.

If you happen to be in New York for this fabulous treat, there are currently two other great locations that will get you fed happily and with a smile.  The locations are both on the Avenue of Americas, on the corners of 37th and 46th.

Lots of love,

Hannah

P.S. Fun fact: That capital A in Chick-fil-A is on purpose – it means “grade A top quality.”

 

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A Taste of France in New York City

Elegant, simple, delicious.  Lady M Confections is located near Bryant Park on 36 West 40th Street.  They are known around the globe for their amazing and delicate handmade crepe cakes.  Their cakes have been featured in Vogue, Marie Claire, The Oprah Magazine, and Manhattan Magazine. Lady M even offers a three tier wedding crepe cake for the wedding of your dreams!

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Photo Credits: LadyM.com

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How To: Homemade Pumpkin Pie

Cinnamon, turkey, sweet potatoes galore.  A week later I am still reminiscing on a Thanksgiving filled with happy bellies, joyful hearts, and shared stories of all our times apart.  One of my favorite family traditions growing up was making pumpkin pie with my mom starting from scratch and coming out with the perfect pie that my sisters and I would eventually eat for breakfast the next morning.

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Pumpkin Spice Cupcake in New York’s NoLita

Sadly, Thanksgiving is over, but November is not which means this is probably the last opportunity I get to feature my favorite fall treat before the upswing of Christmas sweets, treats, music, and overall joyful spirit.  It has been a month filled with things to be thankful for and I hope you all were able to spend time with family, friends, and good food.

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The Great NYC Pie Excursion

As I pack for my trip home this Thanksgiving, I reminisced on my experience here in the city last year.  Bek and I both spent Thanksgiving Holiday in New York City last year and understand how much a warm slice of homemade pie a la mode after a delicious home cooked meal can warm the heart and soul. Continue reading

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