STOP what ever you are doing. Get into your car, take a taxi, take the TTC, heck dress up warm and ride a bike or even walk to Sitting Around Eating Bon Bons. Without a doubt, here are the best chocolate truffles I’ve ever eaten. I’ve made truffles many times and these are better than what I make. If I don’t mind saying so I make a good truffle, maybe too much Grand Marnier or Ice wine, but what I do make are good. I’ve worked in the patisserie trade for a number of years, I’ve done wholesale, retail and restaurant work. These are the best truffles I’ve ever had.
Sitting Around Eating Bon Bons is located in what I believe is an odd location, but is at 3308 Lakeshore Blvd West, here is the phone # 416-503-3313 and the web site http://www.sittingaroundeatingbonbons....
You need to look closely because it is not easy to spot. In fact I was two doors down from this place yesterday and did not even notice the joint. It is a small place and has a very limited selection at this time of the year. Trish is the owner and also the artful creator of these fine, fine truffles.
We walked in and purchased just a couple of things, not sure if they are any good. More often than not my wife and I are disappointed in purchasing truffles. So we only purchased two truffles, banana chocolate and one with ginger and honey. My wife was in the passenger seat and I was driving, and that was a good thing. The look on her face as we drove up Browns Line was almost X-rated! I begged her to have a nibble and she reluctantly allowed me a nibble. Before I could allow the little nibble to melt away I turned right around and made my way back. The $40.00 in my pocket was about to be traded for what the gods eat on a special occasion.
These two truffles where full of flavour, the ginger after taste was spicy, not hot, but spicy. Mixed with the organic chocolate, well it was amazing! The banana was also very good; it was like eating a creamy dark chocolate dipped into banana, again amazing!
The only down side was that it was just after 5:00PM on a Friday when we returned and she had closed up for the night. I still have that $40.00 and tomorrow will return and leave with assortment of different truffles.
This is without a doubt a Chow Hound find. I fear that due to the location she is not a busy with her very fine truffles as she should be. Place this joint right next to the fellow who roast his own cocoa beans and makes his own chocolate and I fear that he may be in trouble! Best truffles bar none!
The web site also lists other locations that sell her very fine truffles, here is the link http://www.sittingaroundeatingbonbons....