W.T.F. Waffles

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Amidst the busy streets of Financial District, lies Clinton Hall with a very laidback and casual atmosphere. Clinton Hall is known for its wide variety of craft beers on tap and their burgers. However, they have recently become popular for their towering WTF waffles. There are three variants of these massive desserts – Carnival Waffle, Red Velvet and S’more(s) Please. Each one has a unique mix of ingredients to create the perfect taste in your mouth. The Carnival Waffle (pictured below) is made with cinnamon waffles, ice cream and topped off with caramelized popcorn and cotton candy. They also have a diversified menu of sides to go with your order of beer.

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Clinton Hall has both an indoor and an outdoor courtyard seating with long tables, which makes it fun to come here with colleagues and friends to blow off some steam. In addition, it has games like mini golf, chess, ping pong and foosball to have a great time while enjoying your beer. Clinton Hall seems to be very busy during Happy Hour because of the great offers that are available. The cheerful environment lifts your spirit up and it is lovely place to go to when the weather is pleasant to sit out and eat.

Strip House 24 Layer Cake

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“Dessert is like a feel-good song and the best ones make you dance.”

While there are many delicacies in NYC, nothing can beat the inexhaustible list of sweet treats in the city. New York is known for its wide variety of innovative and delicious dessert places that can tingle anybody’s sweet tooth. Strip House is one such go-to restaurant for their 24-layer cake. Yes, not one, not two, but a 24-layer cake! This treat is made with slices of coffee and cocoa powder cake alternated with layers of chocolate custard, and topped off with a smooth chocolate ganache. The entire cake weighs 20 pounds but one slice is enough for two people to enjoy.

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Strip House is originally a steakhouse with 3 locations across NYC (Downtown, Speakeasy and Midtown) but it has recently become popular for its specialty cake. It is also known for its exclusive wine listing and fine steak slices to give you the authentic New York steak experience. The Strip House on 13th Street (Downtown) has two floors to it, with a fine-dining restaurant on the first floor and a cozy space in the basement. The warm red lighting and burlesque portraits on the walls make for an interesting interior designed by David Rockwell. It’s a perfect place for an evening out with friends and family.