Chocolate for Five Senses, amNewYork

Ganache, La Maison du Chocolat (PHOTO: Chocolate & I, New York )

Story appeared in the February 3, 2010 issue of amNewYork

Go ahead: See, touch, hear, smell and taste. The weeklong Chocolate & I, New York (Feb. 8-14, chocolateandi-newyork.com) will feature tastings, art and discussions to satisfy all senses.

Enter the ChocoLounge, and enjoy free hot chocolate and delicacies prepared by chocolatiers throughout the week. Daily chocolate-inspired art exhibits and discussions are free, while tastings range from $10 to $75. Tastings include The Intertwining of Complementary Flavors, a chocolate and teas tasting presented by La Maison du Chocolat.

“Chocolate & I, New York is a playground for adults and children who will enjoy a spontaneous journey through the artistic world of chocolate today from a cultural lens and personal sensory experience,” said Virginie Delavaud, CINY’s founder.

The event, which will be held at 511 W. 25th St. ends Valentine’s Day with tango lessons and a cocoa-filled dinner for two.

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~ by Tina Benitez-Eves on February 3, 2010.

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