Monday, September 13, 2010

The Best Chocolate Cake in the World?

On Friday night, while accompanying DH on his photo-taking adventure at Fashion's Night Out in lower Manhattan, we came upon a small, oozing-with-charm storefront in Nolita with a bold name: The Best Chocolate Cake in the World.

So of course, I insisted that he stop photographing half naked models, so we could try a slice of this heavenly cake.

There were two choices, the "traditional" at 55 percent cocoa and a darker one at 70 percent, which is the one we had.

Was it the best in the world?  Let's just say it was fabulous, but it wasn't really what I consider cake (i.e., it was made without flour and baking powder) so it was more like a mousse.  Not a bad thing at all.  DH called it a high end Kit Kat bar.  I'd say it was way better than that.

This shop is the first American outlet of a mini-chain based in Sao Paolo, Brazil.  If you're in the neighborhood, and by neighborhood, I mean anywhere in New York City, it is certainly worth a visit.  55A Spring Street, near Mulberry, NYC.


  1. I've been meaning to check that place out ever since it opened... I'm pretty skeptical, but I feel like with a name like that I can't resist my curiosity for long. haha.

  2. Ali: Please try it (must I twist your arm?) and report back! Quite a tough assignment, I know.

  3. Actually the cake is from Portugal and not Brazil, the owner has shops in other locations as Spain and Australia