Baby It's Cold Outside: Where Do You Go for Some Holiday Treats?

1

The holidays are definitely just around the corner...you can feel it in the air, you can see it in the mall displays, and you can even hear it through the latest Justin Bieber song. So before the mad holiday rush consumes us all, where do you go to seek refuge from the cold, have your favorite holiday treat, or just have a yummy cup of hot chocolate? Here's a glimpse of some popular NYC holiday hangouts.

Credits: janchan

Serendipity 3
Made even more popular by the movie, Serendipity (starring John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale), Serendipity 3 is just one of those charming, hole in the wall restaurants that, just like its name suggests “is the art of making happy discoveries or finding the unexpectedly pleasant by chance or sagacity”. Aside from its quaint interiors (making it an adorable place to have a date or catch up with your closest and dearest), the main highlight of Serendipity 3 is of course it’s world-famous Frrrozen Hot Chocolate. Mouthwatering-ly good and oh-so-sinful, it’s the perfect drink to bash away the holiday blues. Of course, given that’s already freezing out there, the restaurant has a barrage of hot items as well, like the Serendipitous Hot Chocolate, Chocolaccino, and Serendip aside from the various appetizers, main dishes, desserts, and cold & hot drinks. YUM!

225 East 60th Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenues, New York, NY 10022

Photo Source

Dylan’s Candy Bar
Do you have a sweet tooth? Then brace yourself for the ultimate sugar high! Dylan’s Candy Bar is a truly awesome candy wonderland filled with all sorts of chocolates (my favorite), gummy candies (also my favorite), even toys, fashion, and accessories (?!) Famously owned by Ralph Lauren’s daughter, Dylan, it’s just one of those places that you cannot pass up on if you happen to be in NYC.

1011 Third Ave., New York, NY 10021, 646-735-0078
Subway: N, R, W, 4, 5, 6 to 59th St/Lexington Ave

Note: Dylan’s Candy Bar has four branches in New York (as well as one in Texas and Florida) with the flagship store in NYC also housing its cafe and bar.

Credits: begutierrez

Max Brenner
A well-known and well-loved international chain of cafes for chocolate lovers, Max Brenner is definitely not to be missed should you ever find yourself in the area. The homey interiors will make you feel, well, right at home, while getting your hot chocolate fix through the restaurant’s signature hug mug (too cute!) If you’re ever in the mood for more than just a cup of hot chocolate, then drop by Max Brenner and enjoy the ultimate chocolate indulgence.

841 Broadway, New York NY 10003, (Btwn 13th & 14th St)

Do you know some more holiday hotspots in NYC? Fill us in on your personal favorites by writing about it! Your NYC holiday hotspots will be included in our upcoming NYCG and will merit you 15 piggies! How’s that for a happy holiday?:D

written by ungrumpy on 2011-12-01 in #world #locations #locations-series #nycg #food #hot-chocolate #lomography

One Comment

  1. gvelasco
    gvelasco ·

    Yum.

More Interesting Articles

  • December 22nd Advent Offer: Shop Today & Save 10%! (Online Code: LASTCHANCE10)

    written by jacobs on 2014-12-22 in #news
    December 22nd Advent Offer: Shop Today & Save 10%! (Online Code: LASTCHANCE10)

    With the holidays just right around the corner, it's time to treat yourself to something nice! By this time, you're probably finished with all of your holiday shopping. Why not grab something warm to drink and head on over to the Online Shop? You can save a bundle with today's Advent deal of the day!

  • Lomo’Instant Quick Shots: Adam Powell

    written by hannah_brown on 2014-11-04 in #gear #tipster
    Lomo’Instant Quick Shots: Adam Powell

    There are so many exciting things you can do with the Lomo'Instant camera, it's hard to know where to start! We've been giving this lovable Lomo camera the full test drive so that you can experience its full potential in an instant! Here are some top tips on shooting very long exposures in dark places.

    3
  • December 18th Advent Offer: Save 10% On Film Today! (Online Code: FILMFANTASY10)

    written by jacobs on 2014-12-18 in #news
    December 18th Advent Offer: Save 10% On Film Today! (Online Code: FILMFANTASY10)

    With the holidays just around the corner, it's a great time to make sure you have loads of wonderful films for all the fun festivities coming up. Today's Advent deal of the day is here to help you do just that! Head on over to the Online Shop and save 10% on our wide selection of films. Do the right thing and keep your camera happy this year!

  • Shop News

    the perfect surprise for every analogue loving enthusiast

     the perfect surprise for every analogue loving enthusiast

    Let your loved one pick the gift of their dreams. Lomography Online Shop Gift Certificates are the perfect present for every analogue devotee on your gift list

  • Take a Peek Through The ONDU Pinhole

    written by shhquiet on 2015-03-17 in #gear #news
    Take a Peek Through The ONDU Pinhole

    Have you ever tried going lens-less when taking a photo? Try shooting with ONDU Pinhole Cameras and see what it's like to take photos through a tiny pinhole. Check out these lovely shots taken by Lomographers; if you do have some ONDU pinhole photos of your own, upload and tag them accordingly so that we can see them!

    4
  • Lomo’Instant Quick Shots: Adriana Brioso

    written by hannah_brown on 2014-12-09 in #gear #tipster
    Lomo’Instant Quick Shots: Adriana Brioso

    There are so many exciting things you can do with the Lomo'instant camera, it's hard to know where to start. We've been giving this lovable Lomo camera the full test drive so that you can experience the full potential of this camera in an instant! Here are some top tips on shooting graffiti and doubles with our UK intern Adriana Brioso.

  • December 19th Advent Offer: Save 10% On Film Today! (Online Code: FILMFANTASY10)

    written by jacobs on 2014-12-19 in #news
    December 19th Advent Offer: Save 10% On Film Today! (Online Code: FILMFANTASY10)

    Can you ever have enough film for your treasured cameras? Are you going to take a ton of awesome analogue photos this holiday season? If the answer is yes (and we know it is), then now is your last chance to save on our super selection of analogue films!

  • Shop News

    Standard Development (Develop and Scan Only)

    Standard Development (Develop and Scan Only)

    Get negatives and scans for your 35mm, 120 or 110 films with Standard Development.Choose between Colour Negative Development, Black & White Development, Slide Film (E-6) and Cross-Processing Development. (Service availability depends on your markets)

  • Lomo’Instant Quick Shots: Hannah Brown

    written by hannah_brown on 2014-10-28 in #gear #tipster
    Lomo’Instant Quick Shots: Hannah Brown

    There are so many exciting things you can do with the Lomo'instant camera it's hard to know where to start! We've been giving this lovable Lomo camera the full test drive so that you can experience the full potential of this camera in an instant! Here are some top tips on shooting graffiti and doubles with Hannah Brown.

  • The Lomo’Instant Splitzer: the Must-Have Slice and Dice Accessory!

    written by bgaluppo on 2015-03-06 in #gear #lifestyle
    The Lomo’Instant Splitzer: the Must-Have Slice and Dice Accessory!

    What exactly do I feel while waiting for my Lomo'Instant photos to be developed? I have to say I get a mix of "Surprise me, dear Lomo!" but also some "Did I capture it as I wanted?" kind of thought. No matter the school of thought, with the Splitzer you can add so many cool effects to your photos you'll definitely embrace it!

  • 5 of the Best Ways to Share Your Lomo'Instant Pics

    written by jacobs on 2014-11-25 in #people #news
    5 of the Best Ways to Share Your Lomo'Instant Pics

    We love sharing photos! So, with the recent release of the beloved Lomo'Instant camera, we thought it would be a great idea to look at some of the best ways to share your instants with the world. Rather than letting them collect dust on a shelf or stay hidden away in a drawer somewhere, why not let everyone else in on your superb instant creations? Check out these 5 awesome ways you can do just that!

  • Shop News

    The Ultimate Hitchhiker Pack

    The Ultimate Hitchhiker Pack

    The Ultimate Hitchhiker Pack puts together the compact Diana Mini and our City Guides to ensure you enjoy exploring the world in analogue!

  • Top 5 Remarkable Sunset Views

    written by Kwyn Kenaz Aquino on 2015-07-01 in #world #lifestyle
    Top 5 Remarkable Sunset Views

    Like a quick-changing siren, a sunset has fantastic showmanship. It may come in a costume of luminous yellow one day, and a daring paint canvas the next. And of its various looks, five have been getting the loudest applause from all over the community.

  • Photo of the Day by rgs_ass

    written by Eunice Abique on 2015-07-01 in #world #news
    Photo of the Day by rgs_ass

    What this photograph lacks in color, it makes up for having such an energetic subject!

  • Lantern Slides From the 'Psychic Photography From a New Angle' Series

    written by Julien Matabuena on 2015-07-01 in #world #lifestyle
    Lantern Slides From the 'Psychic Photography From a New Angle' Series

    Mysterious apparitions and other inexplicable phenomena on film, or generally speaking, for that matter, are as highly debated topics today as they were many decades ago. In 1934, a certain Mr. C.P. MacCarthy of 15 Wilkinson Street, Sheffield held a lecture at 76 Clarkehouse Road located in the same city to "demonstrate under test conditions Fake Psychic Photography" before an invited committee. MacCarthy's demonstration was accompanied by a series of photographs titled "Psychic Photography From a New Angle."