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Chocolate Shop

What Is the Difference Between a Truffle and a Bonbon?

If you walk into a fantastic chocolate shop like Jacques Genin in Paris and ask for a truffle, they’ll point you to one particular type of sweet rolled in cocoa powder. But maybe you wanted the square...
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Mutari Chocolate: Bean-to-Bar Factory & Cafe in Santa Cruz

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

Last fall, my brother and I stopped by Mutari Chocolate to wait out traffic. The factory-cafe smells absolutely wonderful when you step inside. We decided to share the Tasting Flight, $15, of sing...

Paris Sweet Shops/ Desserts

dallarose23
by dallarose23 1 year ago

I'm taking a trip to Paris in the fall and am seeking recommendations on the following: - Best shops for marshmallows - Favorite chocolate shops - Best place to have il flottante - Best place...

Freezing liqueur-filled chocolate bottles

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by somervilleoldtimer 11 months ago

We have a surfeit of those tiny liqueur-filled chocolate bottles, wrapped in foil. Rather than gobbling them all down, I want to wrap them well and freeze them for next year. Will they survive su...

Alma Chocolate x Fifty-Licks Ice Cream Sundae Sunday | Cardinal Club - NE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

We were so lucky to be in town when Alma Chocolate and Fifty-Licks Ice Cream co-hosted their first ice cream social. From our sampling of Latin food carts at Portland Mercado https://www.chowhound....

Cup & Bar | Artisan Quarter - Central Eastside Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

On the lazy morning after entertaining Saturday night, https://www.chowhound.com/post/green-beans-pastrami-sandwich-hack-1076153 , we made our way to Cup & Bar to start our day.

Sweet55 chocolate, Half Moon Bay

Ruth Lafler
by Ruth Lafler 1 year ago

I drive through Half Moon Bay frequently, but I'm always on my way somewhere and it's rarely during retail business hours, so it took me more than a year to wander into Sweet55 chocolate. This was ...

NEW Ginger Elizabeth Chocolates shop, SF report w/ PICS

hhc
by hhc 2 years ago

I walked from Civic Center to Fillmore/Filbert and it’s pretty far, next time I gotta take Muni over. Small shop with chocolates $2 ea, macarons $2 ea, candy bars $7.5, hot chocolate $5.5, macar...

Creating Hot Cocoa - Your favorites?

sarafinadh
by sarafinadh 2 years ago

I hate coffee, like tea, but I love my cocoa. My family knows to not try to have a coherent conversation with me before I have had my morning cup. Over the years I have had a lot of different versi...

Giant Slab O'Chocolate?

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by Neurofabulous 2 years ago

I'm looking for a 10 lb. square/rectangle/slab of either dark or milk chocolate. They used to come with a little chisel to hack off pieces. These were popular at parties a few years back, and I w...

Good place for chocolate or baked goods near UCLA?

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by Bay Gelldawg 3 years ago

I will be on the campus of UCLA for a few days. I won't have a car. As always when I travel, I want to hit some good bakeries and a chocolate shop. Please let me know if you can recommend anyt...

Elmo chocolate figure for Easter??

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by MLombr1 3 years ago

Does anyone know where I can order a chocolate Elmo (from Sesame Street) for Easter? I am looking for one that is the traditional Easter bunny size. I recall seeing an episode of some food show ...

Cocolat-style truffles

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by Marie07960 4 years ago

Over the holidays, a friend was lovingly recalling the truffles made at Cocolat, Alice Medrich's wonderful little chain of chocolate shops. A local shop owner here in NJ flew them in once a week, ...

Designing a complete foodie experience.

RobConnoley
by RobConnoley 4 years ago

I'm going to be in MNPS the week after Memorial Day to guest chef in St. Croix, and decided to make a week of it. I've already booked a dinner at Spoon and Stable. Now I"m looking for pastry shops,...

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