Kiss Me at Crisan

Kiss_me.jpg

Kiss Me x 3

Yes, we admit it, we've been spending too much at Crisan these days. The call of the $1 gelato is too strong to resist.

And of course, while we're there, why not sample a little pastry to go with? (Did we mention our lack of discipline?)

Well, we think we've found a favorite. It's a tiny little chocolate number that's as sweet as its name.

Don't let the size of the "Kiss Me" fool you. This flourless chocolate cake looks bite size, but if it's just a bite you're looking for, you may want to share it with a friend. And it has something we've never seen on a flourless chocolate cake. FROSTING! A cute little mountain of it, topped with a cherry just to make it pretty.

We thought frosting might be too much on such a dense chocolate pastry, but the textures and different flavors of chocolate are really good together.

We're not going to kid you, the "kiss me" is for serious chocolate lovers only. But if you're not that serious about your chocolate...ummm... could we have yours?

Find It

Crisan
197 Lark Street
Albany, NY 12210

Tues - Sunday 10 am - 10 pm
closed Mondays

(518) 445-2727

Comments

My life coach told me that today's goal should be to stay within my weight watchers points range. So, I am going to utilize the tools we talked about last session and reject these cupcakes.
I feel stronger already.

My life coach said: life is too short, go ahead.. they are small anyway... also, the wait staff is always cute and sometimes the people sitting at the tables outside are Local Lark Street personalities worth talking to. I, too, feel stronger...

Life is too short to not have chocolate... plus, if you've read the Times Union today, you'll see that chocolate is, in fact, good for you!

P.S. The call of the $1 gelato is one which cannot be ignored.. sour cherry, caramel, lemon, coconut, malaga... Mmm!

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

The Scoop

Ever wish you had a smart, savvy friend with the inside line on what's happening around the Capital Region? You know, the kind of stuff that makes your life just a little bit better? Yeah, we do, too. That's why we created All Over Albany. Find out more.

Recently on All Over Albany

A quick recap of the week

Here are a few highlights from the past week on AOA: + Hey, look, it's a new in-between places place: Waterford. + M. asked about... (more)

Parking spot dog park

We took a few minutes Friday afternoon to check out some of the displays for Park(ing) Day in Albany (as mentioned), an event that temporarily... (more)

Night of the Walking Red in "Ginger City, USA"

The League of Extraordinary Red Heads will once again stage its Night of the Walking Red October 1 at Brown's Brewing Co. in Troy. Organizer... (more)

Suggestions for dealing with lead abatement?

Sandra emails: We just bought a house, and discovered that there is very badly chipping lead paint on a couple of radiators in our house.... (more)

Stuff to do this weekend

The last weekend of summer has officially arrived, though, let's be honest, we're already in cider donut and sweater mode. This weekend, as we straddle... (more)

Recent Comments

... I was impressed w/ All Day She Plays and actually bought a dress - during lunch - in Albany. Haven't walked out of my office building during lunch and bought a dress since I lived in NYC.

Parking spot dog park

...has 1 comment, most recently from Robyn

The latest One Monument Square plan evolves

...has 10 comments, most recently from J. Welf

Park(ing) Day

...has 1 comment, most recently from Maurice

Suggestions for dealing with lead abatement?

...has 7 comments, most recently from Shawn

Pop. Pop. Pop. Shop.

...has 10 comments, most recently from Rich