Archive for February, 2010

La Maison du Chocolat

Summer is several months away, but it’s never too early to make plans when it comes to food. Especially when it only comes around during the summer, like the ice creams and sorbet offered by La Maison du Chocolat, a gourmet chocolate shop in the heart of Manhattan. My friend and I were in the […]

Sunday, February 21st, 2010 | No Comments

Berkey Creamery

The second ice cream shop my friend and I stopped at on our way back to New York City from Punxsutawney, PA, was Berkey Creamery at Penn State.  The Creamery was first established in 1865 and moved into a standalone building in 1889, where it processed milk, churned butter, and offered instruction in dairying.  In […]

Sunday, February 14th, 2010 | No Comments

Meyer Dairy

Last week, my friend and I made a last-minute decision to drive out to Punxsutawney, PA, from New York City, to check out the Groundhog Day festivities.  Yes, it may seem quirky, but how could we pass up the opportunity to experience a uniquely American tradition?  Involving a cute, cuddly creature?  And top hats??  All […]

Sunday, February 7th, 2010 | 2 Comments