I really think the “GODS of FATTYLAND” are conspiring against me by constantly inventing new ways to keep me ingesting calories of delicious goodness closer and closer to where I live on the Upper East Side.
Now along comes Le Churro. C’mon, you know I can’t resist hot, crispy, sweet, sugary, crunchy churros! With dipping sauces too? This is just not fair! NOT FAIR!
This place is tiny and has that “uptown mommy” coffee klatch vibe to it. Bright, colorful, and cheery. Only a few small tables and chairs with some counter seating by the front window. Assortment of chocolates and candies to purchase on shelves along the wall. The menu offers coffee, iced drinks, juices, oatmeal, hot cider, yogurt parfaits, and smoothies too. Also has a bunch of tempting goodies on the register counter.
Let’s be real though, as the main reason to go here are the CHURROS. Yes, I went here just for that after standing in line for an eternity at the bank the other morning to make some transactions and I wanted to reward myself with something sweet along with much needed caffeine. They have about 4-5 churro items to choose from but I ordered a standard basket of the good old fashioned sugared kind. Four different dipping sauces here too – chocolate hazelnut, raspberry, milk caramel, and passion fruit. Went with the chocolate dip. Also grabbed a cup of hot coffee. For the UES prices are not too bad.
The verdict? DE-LISH! The churros are perfectly made – light and warm with a perfect balance of sugar and crispiness. Dammit – now I will have to go back to try all the others!
I will be buying new pants.
That, and a larger belt. Life is cruel.
I need an intervention. Soon.