Look, we’re not exactly looking forward to arctic-level winds and that deceptively cheery-sounding moniker “wintry mix.” But as we move away from pumpkin spice lattes and sweater weather and into full-on puffer coat season, we will take any excuse to sip on the best hot chocolate NYC has to offer.
That's right—there's plenty more to the Big Apple than fresh bagels and deli sandwiches, including dozens of cafes, bakeries and chocolate shops that serve the most delicious hot cocoa. For instance, there's Fan-Fan Doughnuts, famous for its Instagram-worthy rendition that includes doughnut croutons. (We kid you not.) Or there's the beloved MarieBelle, which offers a rich, fragrant hazelnut hot cocoa that'll take you to another world.
Drooling yet? Keep reading for our full roundup of the best hot chocolate you can get in the city that never sleeps.