~ Myzel's in the Press ~

Wall Street Journal press on Myzel's

The Wall Street Journal: "Died and Gone to Chocoholic Heaven"

by Ralph Gardner Jr.

"When I passed by recently I was pleasantly surprised to spot an Old World-looking candy store named Myzel’s that seemed out of place amid the bustle of 21st-century Manhattan.

"It appeared more appropriate to New York City, circa 1963; before the rise of the banks and corporate retailers, when mom-and-pop stores still flourished..."

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National Geographic Urban Insider

National Geographic Urban Insider: "The Best Holiday Crawl in NYC"

by Annie Fitzsimmons

"... December in New York isn’t complete without stopping in to see the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, but make sure to duck into Myzel’s Chocolate, a tiny European-style shop decked out with Christmas chocolates and ornaments, a few blocks away on W. 55th Street...."

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NYCgo.com Review

NYCGO.com: "Ms. Myzel's Chocolate"

by Mallory Passuite and Laura Kusnyer

"At Myzel's Chocolate & Gifts, visitors are welcomed with an intoxicating waft of cocoa and the warm greeting of a cheerful woman stationed behind the candy-cluttered counter. Meet Kamila Myzel. She has owned and run the Midtown chocolate shop along with her mother, Lucy, for the past 20 years. Kamila emigrated from Poland in 1980, bringing with her an old-world sensibility..."

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New York Times article on Myzel's

New York Times: "Sweets, by Hand and From the Heart"

by Ralph Blumenthal

"Chocolate — now there is a delicious word a writer doesn't get to use enough. But here is a chance, thanks to Kamila Myzel. A Polish asylum seeker who fled her country's martial law crackdown before communism collapsed, Ms. Myzel, 50, opened her small sweets shop, Myzel's Chocolate, at 140 West 55th Street..."

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