[Photo: Kathy YL Chan] I stopped by Roni-Sue's Chocolates this afternoon to pick up a few truffles, some pig candy, and perhaps a slice of pie. But something else caught my eye. Could that be? Tiramisu? I asked the...
Editor's note: Every afternoon we like to post a short Sugar Rush to end your day. Think of it as the dessert to your daily blog reading. —Zach Although we've tasted a couple of other chocolate-bacon confections and have been...
Rhonda Kave and her company, Roni-Sue's Chocolates, are a mainstay in the New York food scene, with quirky offerings like the chocolate-covered bacon she calls Pig Candy, a wide selection of classic truffles, and a line of caramel products made with Brooklyn Brewery beer and Martin's pretzels. She does all of the candy production out of her storefront in the Essex Street Market, but her latest venture is taking her a bit farther afield: to Belize. A partner in Moho Cocoa, Kave has recently made the switch to single-origin chocolate for all of her products.
Rhonda "Roni-Sue" Kave's new shop is more than triple the size of her original Essex Street Market stall—which means more space to make (and taste) her innovative chocolate truffles, bacon-maple lollipops, and more.
Roni-Sue's Chocolates should already be on your radar for Valentine's Day indulgences. But in case you wanted to know more, we went to their Lower East Side chocolate shoppe to see how their special rose-flavored truffles are born.