What... (i.e. camp, dance class, birthday party)
        
 
Pick a NYMetroParents Region: All Regions   Manhattan    Brooklyn    Queens    Westchester    Rockland   Fairfield    Nassau    Suffolk  

Resources

   

WHERE TO: HOT CHOCOLATE AND TEAS FOR HOLIDAY CHEER - 2009 GUIDE FOR QUEENS

     Home  >  Articles  > Winter Activities
by Kaitlin Ahern

Related: hot chocolate, teas, tea, 2009, where to, guide, ny, Queens, guide, november, activities, kids, children, child, parents, family, beverages, refreshments, holidays, winter break,


where to hot chocolate, cocoa, teas, in new york, long island, connecticutWith festive lights and decorations adorning storefronts and downtown streets, snowflakes swirling against scarves and overcoats, and a feeling of goodwill in the air, there's no denying the magic of the holiday season. But this time of year also brings the gift giving season, and with it the stresses of holiday shopping. Take a break from the hustle and bustle to sit down with a cup of hot chocolate or tea. There's just something about wrapping your hands around a steaming mug of cocoa that helps you regain perspective, recharge your spirit, and reconnect with the people that matter to you.

Whether you're looking for a cozy spot for afternoon tea or a quick and creamy treat for your little one, our guide will point you in the right direction.

 

Check out our other area guides: Fairfield County, CT; Manhattan and Brooklyn; Nassau County, Long Island; Rockland County; Suffolk County, Long Island; and Westchester County

 

 

QUEENS

Aubergine Café serves a steamed hot chocolate that comes in traditional, mint, or caramel ($1.75-$3.25). They also serve a selection of blended, herbal, and spiced teas ($1-$1.75) along with a chai spiced latte ($3-$4). The café offers a full menu, including sandwiches, salads, and panninis, along with baked goods. 49-22 Skillman Avenue, Woodside. 718-899 1735. www.auberginecafe.com.

 

Cannelle Patisserie's hot chocolate is a homemade blend of milk and dark chocolate, milk, vanilla, and secret ingredients ($2.25-$2.50). They also serve a variety of Harney & Sons teas ($1-$1.50). 75-59 31st Avenue, Jackson Heights. 718-565-6200. www.cannellepatisserie.com.

 

Martha's Country Bakery carries a selection of herbal and chai teas ($1.15-$3.85) as well as hot chocolate ($1.50-$2.50). Try one with a freshly baked dessert. 70-30 Austin Street, Forest Hills, 718-544-0088; 36-21 Ditmars Boulevard, Astoria, 718-545-9737; 41-06 Bell Boulevard, Bayside, 718-225-5200. www.marthascountrybakery.com.

 

Sugar & Joe serves Valrhona hot chocolate, a premium French brand, in three flavors: regular, malted, or spicy Mexican ($2.50). They also carry a variety of loose-leaf teas served by the pot ($3.75) or by the cup ($2.25; bagged teas $1.75). 42-20 Greenpoint Avenue, Sunnyside. 718-472-1070. www.sugarandjoe.com.

 

hot chocolate and tea

 

 

 

 

 

 


Get Your FREE Indoor Activity eGuide!

More Winter Activities Articles

Your Season-by-Season Guide to Fun in the New York City Area

Top 20 Things to Do in Winter on Long Island
Top 20 Things to Do in Winter in New York City
Top 20 Things to Do in Winter in Fairfield County, CT
Top 20 Things to Do in Winter in Westchester County

Be a good fellow parent and share this with a friend who would be interested
Email Friend

Local Winter Activities Sponsors

Vienna Music
41-08 Bell Blvd., 2nd Floor
Bayside, NY
718-423-1688
Vienna Music strives to provide a stage for all mu...

Blue Apple Early Childhood Learning Center
31-10 23rd St.
Astoria, NY
718-545-BLUE (2583)
The Blue Apple Early Childhood Learning Center wil...

Vincent Smith School
322 Port Washington Blvd.
Port Washington, NY
516-365-4900
Success begins at Long Island's premier school tha...

The Language Lounge
82-17 153rd Ave., Suite 200 (2nd Floor of Lindenwood Shopping Center)
Howard Beach, NY
347-593-TALK
The Language Lounge is a Speech, Language, Feeding...

Celebrations In The Kitchen
63 E. Old Country Road
Hicksville, NY
516-396-2193
Our very hand-on baking parties and classes are de...
See Our Winter Activities Directory

local zones

Nassau

Nassau cont.

Suffolk

Suffolk cont.

Westchester

Westchester cont.

Fairfield

Rockland

Rockland cont.

Queens

Queens cont.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn cont.

Manhattan

Copyright 2014 NY Metro Parents Magazine Site Design: THE VOICE