Chocolate Sweets in East Village
When you’re living in the East Village apartments for rent at EVGB, you might think that life can’t get any sweeter. And with world-class amenities, well-appointed residences, and a location that’s hard to beat, no one would blame you. But if you ever have a craving for some of the sweetest stuff on Earth — we’re talking about chocolate here — head out into the neighborhood around EVGB to stock up on this rich and tasty treat.
MarieBelle New York | 484 Broome Street
If you have someone who is impossible to shop for on your holiday gift list, look no further than MarieBelle. For over 20 years, Maribel Lieberman has been purveying the best of the best in chocolate treats from her welcoming shop only minutes from EVGB in nearby SoHo. Absolutely everyone will appreciate these Brooklyn-made confections — particularly the holiday-themed chocolate ganaches packed in wonderfully giftable boxes. There’s plenty more to choose from, whether it’s chewy caramels, cocoa-dusted truffles, or hot chocolate. Stop by MarieBelle to indulge in the chocolate as well as the Old World atmosphere that transports you to a European candy shop.
L.A. Burdick Handmade Chocolates | 156 Prince Street
If you enjoy chocolates with a bit of creativity thrown in, L.A. Burdick, also in SoHo, fits the bill. This international chocolate shop prides itself on a finely honed Swiss technique and a flair for whimsical and inventive shapes, designs, and taste combinations. Getting chocolates from L.A. Burdick is an elevated experience. Imagine digging into a wooden box of expertly prepared bonbons or truffles. Add a little more fun to your chocolate experience and order a few of Burdick’s signature chocolate mice or white chocolate snowmen.
Stick With Me | 202A Mott Street
For something truly unusual, stick to the chocolates at Stick With Me in Nolita. The spherical handmade offerings here are bright and wild yet still melt-in-your-mouth delicious. And you’ll definitely never get the same style or design of chocolate twice. Think: marbled and colorful chocolate spheres loaded with tasty fruity and sweet fillings. Plus, Stick With Me has the Oprah Winfrey stamp of approval.
Confectionery! | 440 East Ninth Street
Chocolate comes in more than just truffle and bonbon-shaped delights. Oh, and they can be vegan, too. Whether you’re vegan or just like a good dessert to end your meal, Confectionery! has you covered with its array of pies, cakes, macarons, and other baked goods. Of course, they also have tempting bonbons and truffles. Just make sure to get a box big enough for you and your friends and family to share.
Blue Stripes Cacao Shop | 28 East 13th Street
Cacao nuts, rejoice! There’s finally a shop that aims to prove that cacao isn’t merely candy. According to Blue Stripes, cacao is a superfood packed with myriad health benefits! So why not switch your sweet tooth for something that’s actually good for you? Sip on cacao water or drinks made from dark chocolate. Or, pick up a few of their cacao bars and feel like you’re not buying something decadent but, rather, something extraordinarily nutritious.
Once you’ve had your fill of chocolate, head home to the East Village rentals of EVGB. Check out availability and contact the sales office at the EVGB website to get started.