The Best

Saturday, March 26, 2005

Skate

The best skate in New York City is served at Jean Claude on Sullivan Street. Your friends won't even know what they are eating. It is so delicious. Price: about $15.

137 Sullivan Street between Prince St. and Houston St.
212-475-9232

Belt Buckle

The best belt buckles are found at Kieselstein-Cord on Prince Street. They are imaginative artworks in sterling silver and cost about $1,000.

132 Prince Street between West Broadway and Greene Street.
212-529-9622

Chicken Cacciatore

'inoteca on Rivington Street has the best chicken cacciatore in NYC. They have lots of small dishes, but the chicken cacciatore stands out as a most delicious meal in itself that won't be forgotten. The cost is about $8.

98 Rivington Steet @ Ludlow Street
212-614-0473

Hot Chocolate

The best hot chocolate in New York City is at Jacques Torres Chocolate Haven. Please, beg them to add a little milk to that wicked hot chocolate. $3.00.

Two locations:

66 Water Street in DUMBO (718) 875-9772

350 Hudson Street on King Street -- West of SOHO (212) 414-2462

A view of the factory helps keep you thinking chocolate during your visit.