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    Tea and Chocolate

    Instagram: @harneysoho Harney & Son’s SoHo shop has become a favorite spot for my boyfriend and I. We definitely had to stop in this past weekend because they were having a tea infused chocolate tasting with Chocolate in Chelsea. Cathy, the chocolatier was super friendly and her creations were delicious. Jason was pleasantly surprised to find that he enjoyed the matcha chocolate because he usually isn’t a fan of it. Even though it wasn’t tea infused, I think my favorite was the lemon basil. It was a perfect balance of savory and sweet. After we had our fill, we sat down for some tea and sweets. The cafe was pretty busy but we were…

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    Christine Eats Tippsy Tea Time Truffles

    I was in Whole Foods picking up some Celestial Seasonings Kombucha Energy Shots when I spotted an inviting pink box of tea and liquor infused truffles. They were rather expensive but what is life without the occasional indulgence? Right off the bat I loved the snazzy polka dot patterns and fun colors. The flavors that were included in my box from left to right are: Milk Chocolate Chamomile Tea and Honey Jack Daniels White Chocolate English Breakfast Tea and Whiskey Dark Chocolate Peppermint Tea and Bailey’s Irish Cream These were unbelievably decadent. The ganache in the centers was super creamy but not too sweet. My favorite of the three was the white chocolate…

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    MarieBelle White Chocolate with Japanese Matcha

    I love white chocolate and matcha so when I saw this bar at Whole Foods I just had to grab it. The green tea flavor was present but not super strong. At first first it was all sweet white chocolate and then the matcha came through as a fresh, green aftertaste. Having previously tried a milk chocolate matcha bar, I think that white chocolate is definitely the better partner. The flavors compliment each other well and they are both able to share the spotlight. My boyfriend is petrified of all things matcha because of the color but he thought that it was pretty tasty too. I loved that it was scored and easily…