Do I Smell Chocolate?

by in View All Posts, January 15th, 2009

So if there is indeed a Chicago vs. New York trend, what about sweet smells in the air? Having recently visited the Windy City, best known for its deep-dish pizza and well-dressed hotdogs, I discovered that the downtown area smells less like meat and more like Hershey, Pennsylvania. Upon some cursory research, I found that the scent is from the Blommer Chocolate Factory on the west side of the city, which came under some fire for it a few years back.

Air pollution aside, New York did have the scent of maple syrup wafting through the air for a short period of time. It made me think of French toast and waffles all day long. I don’t know which one is better though. Which do you prefer: chocolate or maple syrup? Or do you know of a better-smelling city?

Shirley Fan, Nutritionist

More posts from .

Similar Posts

Best New Twists on Thanksgiving Traditions

These twists on tradition keep the spirit of the original dishes while introducing new flavors and, possibly, creating new traditions for future feast...