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It was a gorgeous day... a melt in your mouth kind of day. Our tour guide Alex was "choc" full of information about the neighborhoods and architecture of our walking journey. I am a total sweet tooth and found that as soon as my attention was starting to wander away from the tour... it was time for another tasting. I went with my friend and my daughter who is a starting freshmen at FIT. The walk gave us an idea of the neighborhoods surrounding Chelsea. We all can't wait to spend more time on Bleecker Street. As for the best sweet... too tough to call, but I do find myself longing for a Magnolia's cupcake.
This was a fun activity. We walked from the Chelsea Market through parts of little Italy and all around for 2 hrs. The guide was so informed about the various houses of chocolate that we visited and gave us interesting tales about the area we were in and even related much to the movies and TV shows filmed in that area. The only thing that was annoying was that you end up ending the tour away from where you began and if not familiar with NYC was uncertain as to how to get back to where we had started. It would have been nice to have been told that from the beginning or to have had the guide give a mini-map or walking instructions to take you from the last stop back to the first. We took the subway and that worked but clearly had no idea this was going to happen and it took away from the tour experience.
The tour guide was great, he was very knowledgeable and fun. I thought there were too many people on the tour. I did a similar tour in Paris and there were only 10 people, that was ideal, this one had 20 or more and it was too many people to manage which slowed things down too much. The food and places we visited were delicious and the discount given to the tour participants on purchases was fantastic.