Wednesday, February 13, 2008

BonBon Breakfast

#162 Neuhaus chocolates I went to Soho (not to chocolate rehab...but I should have)
To check out the Valentines offerings...
Here a heart hat for your head!
#161 Hershey Chocolate Kiss Valentines chocolates suit me better...
Dean & Deluca has a plethora of heart cookies...
And heart chocolates...
And heart-shaped cakes up the whazoo...
More D&D cakes.
A few blocks away on Spring Street, red-doored Balthazar has lovely Valentine cakes...
Inside pink petit fours (I ate one).
And in the windows heart-shaped cookies...
Berry tarts...
And a red-ribboned chocolate cake!
Don't miss today's NYTimes article on why you should eat more milk chocolate. Plus tasting notes by Julia Moskin...
Little bear has been found!
Found reposing on a rose petal, contemplating a Michel Cluizel chocolate heart.
Little bear has expensive tastes.
Hmmm...wonder who he has been hanging out with..
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19 comments:

  1. I swear it just happened! Neither one of us could help it!!!!

    WOWOWOW today.....!!!!Great chocolates in paint.
    all best, Jan

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  2. As red is my favorite colour, I love all this red!!! And, my synchronicity of the day, I had a piece of French chocolate for breakfast. So much better than bacon and eggs.
    Happy Valentines Day!!

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  3. Jill S.12:27 PM

    Carol, did you see that beautiful pink cake and there were some glass plates spelling out love, well l can dream as all l have is a Persian cat and she doesn't earn any wages so its a toasted sandwich for me.

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  4. Melanie12:29 PM

    Hi Carol,
    Happy Valentine's Day to you!!
    I just finished eating three cupcakes for Valentine's Day--two white and one pink--
    I too have a sweet tooth.

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  5. Phew! Little Bear is safe!

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  6. Anonymous12:36 PM

    These are wonderful, Carol. We have plans for tomorrow, but so far, no chocolate hearts...I need to work on that! I thought I might make heart-shaped pancakes for breakfast. ;)) Have a happy Valentine's!
    sue

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  7. chocolates for breakfast sounds like a plan to me :)

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  8. These are all so lucious looking and lovely. And Calorie free just looking. :) Hey, a moment on the lips a life time on the hips.. but a picture or painting is a whole different ball park. This is Virtual reality at it's best. :)
    I love all the hearts. Great post today.

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  9. Little Bear is a fellow after all our hearts!

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  10. cannelle et vanille1:43 PM

    I love New York and all the window shopping and the decorations... too cute! Oh, and Balthazar! So jealous!

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  11. I love Balthazar. Their tartlets are fantastic!

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  12. I hate to be a TATTLE-TALE...
    BUT! I spent last weekend in a cheap motel with my lover, in Cape May, NJ, and who do I see at breakfast but LITTLE BEAR and LITTLE (cheep - cheap) YELLOW CHICKY! Needless to say, I made believe I didn't recognize them, out of deference to their many fans. (hee-hee)

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  13. Thank you for sharing all of these.
    Fabulous
    Love everything you post.
    Pictures are fabulous~

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  14. So the bear did not run away with the spoon! :-) Well, if I were offered a bed of rose petal, I would stick to you like crazy clue on chocolate high!

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  15. Thank you for including these Valentine's Day delights. And thank you for your sharing your tremendous talent. Every one of your paintings is eye candy!

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  16. Little bear has expensive tastes? Please don't tell me you share your precious chocolates with him! Is his passport u to date for your upcoming Paris trip? Happy Valentines Day!

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  17. Great post, photos and fab watercolours!

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  18. I will link you at my painting blog!

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  19. The last day of my judging for the wine competition our moderator brought us each ( 5 of us) a little box of Michel Cluizel chocolates.
    Very sweet of him and truly yummy.

    So glad little bear has been found!
    xxx

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