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Why do normally intelligent people lose all common sense when the word “Vegan” is uttered?

I have a friend. Ivy Leaguer, concerned about his health and diet, brings that little pocket-size fish chart with him wherever he goes to see which fish he can eat and which are overfished or farmed, all that kind of thing.

He would not eat a Whole Foods Vegan scone. He finally tried it after I insisted for year that he’d like it. After tasting it he said “This is really good, you can’t even tell its vegan!” Um. Yes, exactly!

I’m hoping it won’t take as long to get him to try Blossom’s vegan chocolate avocado terrain.

This ultra-rich, chocolate “terrain” is a much more grand achievement than the Whole Foods scone. In fact, it competes with any full-butter flourless chocolate cake I’ve eaten in New York. This has got to be one of the richest tasting 100% vegan desserts I have ever had. Although “avocado” is in the name, neither you nor any super taster friends of yours will be able to detect its presence. It’s used purely for its fat, which holds the chocolate together like no other butter or egg substitute, like apple sauce, ever has. You could serve this to 100 people and tell them it has 2 sticks of butter and 4 eggs and nobody would question you.

So get your vegan friends, your non-vegan friends and especially your scared of vegan friends and bring them to Blossom. You’ll blow their minds.

Blossom’s website is here. For a Google map of the uptown Blossom go here. For a map of Blossom in Chelsea go here.