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Snippet of our NYC Trip

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When we visited Brooklyn we left the little guy at home! We stopped by Mast Brothers and did some chocolate tasting. The truffles were out of this world. We also shopped some adorable boutiques and stuffed ourselves with Shake Shack… I’m a fan.

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8 responses to Snippet of our NYC Trip

  1. January 7, 2014

    These photos are gorgeous! One of my favorite things about living in Connecticut is the convenient hour and a half train ride to NYC. Brooklyn has a little piece of my heart, too. All those brownstones + artsy corner galleries. Love it all.

    1. Eden
      January 7, 2014

      Thanks Sarah! You’re so lucky you have the convenience of a quick train ride into the city! We love visiting and I agree about Brooklyn 🙂

  2. Erin powell
    January 7, 2014

    Looks like you had fun! And spectacular weather. We’re headed to NYC at the end of the month. Any other ‘must try’ places? I’m adding the ones you mentioned to my list.

    1. January 9, 2014

      Erin! How exciting! There are so many amazing places in NYC… I would say the Levain for sure, Magnolia Bakery and Baked in Brooklyn. We loved the Tippler in the Meat Packing District.. it’s a basement bar. We also enjoyed Buddakan for dinner. Try the Shake Shack for an easy and cheap lunch. There’s an app and site called Eater that’s incredible for finding the top restaurants. Have a wonderful time!! XO

  3. Sarah
    January 9, 2014

    These are so wonderful Eden! The Shake Shack is one of my favorites and I love the photo of you in the rain. Looks like you had an amazing time!

  4. Christine
    January 9, 2014

    Mast Brothers! I’ve always wanted to go!

  5. Tammie
    January 22, 2014

    After reading your post, I put the Shake Shack on my list of places to go for my 1st trip to NYC last week. Needless to say I didn’t get in, the line (near Madison Square Garden) was SOOOO long, too long to wait. I just stared through the window and got a quick pic of the crew and a burger : )
    Maybe next time.

    1. Eden
      January 23, 2014

      Oh no Tammie!! You went to the busiest one in the city!! Next time, you can try another location… there are quite a few of them. Hope you had a wonderful time inNYC!

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