City Bakery’s Hot Chocolate Festival

By Zoe Baker-Peng

20 minutes on the downtown 1 train is worth it for this

February is often deemed one of the most depressing months of the year with grey skies, cold temperatures, and slushy streets as snow flurries sweep in and out of the city. City Bakery is out to change these perceptions, however, with their annual hot chocolate festival. Famed in NYC for their decadent hot chocolate with a large, fluffy homemade marshmallow, City Bakery certainly knows how to create luxurious chocolate concoctions. Throughout February, the bakery will produce a different flavor hot chocolate for each day. Trying as many flavors as you can is the perfect way to escape the outside elements and look forward to each February day. Below is the list of flavors (as posted on How many will you try?

February 1: Spicy Cinnamon Hot Chocolate

February 2: Espresso Hot Chocolate

February 3: Banana Peel Hot Chocolate

February 4: Fresh Ginger Hot Chocolate

February 5: Creamy Stout Hot Chocolate

February 6: Happy Hot Chocolate

February 7: Super Bowl Sunday Hot Chocolate

February 8: Hot Chocolate for Knitters

February 9: Chili Pepper Hot Chocolate

February 10: Ecuadorian Milk Chocolate

February 11: Lemon Dark Chocolate

February 12: White Chocolate Waltz

February 13: Toasted Marshmallow Milk Chocolate

February 14: “Love Potion” Hot Chocolate

February 15: Tropical Hot Chocolate

February 16: Happy Hot Chocolate

February 17: Ode to Polar Bear Hot Chocolate (white hot chocolate with percent of proceeds going to the National Resources Defense Council)

February 18: Peruvian Milk Chocolate Hot Chocolate

February 19: Beer Hot Chocolate

February 20: Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate

February 21: Sunken Treasure Hot Chocolate

February 22: Lemon Hot Chocolate

February 23: Espresso Hot Chocolate

February 24: S’More-Y Hot Chocolate

February 25: Cinnamon Hot Chocolate

February 26: Bourbon Hot Chocolate

February 27: Mt. Fuji Hot Chocolate, with yuzu and lime (New this year)

February 28: Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate

February 29: Leap Year Hot Chocolate Festival

cb-city-bakery-nycCity Bakery is located at 3 West 18th Street.

Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30AM-7:00PM, Saturday, 8AM-7PM, Sunday, 9AM-6PM

Contact: 212-366-1414




Zoe Baker-Peng is a senior at Barnard and a Staff Writer for The Nine Ways of Knowing.


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