Friday, February 26, 2010

Thanks Rocco

So spending four bucks on a cookie sounds like a ton of money. What if the cookie was the size of the dessert plate it came on? Then that 4 bucks does not seem like a lot. Turn on the Food Network and watch the Best Thing I Ever Ate, and you will never think twice about spending that dough (no pun intended). So here is the story, Rocco Dispirito was talking about this cookie that was crisp on the outside, and warm and gooey on the inside. The bakery happened to be in New York, close enough for me to get too. Then I couldn't stop thinking about it. At the first chance I had I headed over to Levain Bakery at 74th and Amsterdam. In an unassuming lower than street location you will find the bakery heaven. Then I bought the baked goodness and shared the joy with others. The general consensus about the Dark Chocolate Chocolate Chip cookie was the best cookie I have ever had. How to describe this heavenly goodness is to say its a cross between a soul warming cup of hot cocoa and a gooey brownies. This cookie is meant to be split and dunked in milk. So I know the Upper West Side is not usually a tourist attraction or where the locals go for down time (unless of course they live there), but make it a duty to get over there next time you are in town. And if you do not plan on splitting it use your feet and not public transportation. You will not feel as guilty when you devour the whole thing.


Anonymous said...

sounds yummy!

Anonymous said...

they are DELICIOUS!