Tag Archives: chocolate

How to Pair Wine With Your Valentine’s Day Chocolate

Source: Grub Street NY

The best part of Valentine’s Day, of course, is the chocolate, which you will possibly — probably? — be tempted to try with a little bit of wine. Chocolate, however, is surprisingly difficult to pair with wine because it’s inherently bitter. Think of cocoa powder as the tannin of chocolate, …

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The Best Places for Valentine’s Day Chocolate Around DC

Source: Washingtonian Food

Whether you’re buying chocolate for friends, loved ones, or even yourself this Valentine’s Day, there’s no reason to skimp. Some of the best chocolate can be found at these independent shops and chocolatiers around Washington. Fleurir Chocolates 724 Jefferson St., Alexandria At this picture-perfect chocolate boutique in Alexandria, truffle flavors range from classic salted caramel […]

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New Research Says Chocolate Could Be Extinct by 2050

Source: Grub Street NY

Here’s some climate-change news that President Trump will have trouble ignoring: Earth’s junk food is in danger of losing a crucial ingredient. Scientists now predict that chocolate — which POTUS will sometimes eat to celebrate making important military decisions — could become impossible to grow in the coming …

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Nestlé Is Bailing From the U.S. Chocolate Business

Source: Grub Street NY

Nestlé is breaking things off with chocolate: The Butterfinger, Baby Ruth, and Crunch bar-maker says today that it’s done trying to sell candy bars to health-conscious American consumers. So, up for sale: the entire U.S. division of literally the first thing you associate with the world’s largest food company.

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Milk and Dark Are Only the Beginning

Source: Grub Street NY

What makes a simple chocolate bar a great gift? The stealth addition of olive oil, banana pulp, or halvah, for starters. Here, five unique options for jaded chocoholics.

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Obsessive Chocolate Disorder‘s Caramelized Popcorn Bar

Chocolatier Sebastian Brecht’s swervy, lumpy slab is perfect for anyone whose routine movie …

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Sunday Routine: How Peter Zaharatos, Chocolate Artist, Spends His Sundays

Source: NY Times Food

The owner of SugarCube, a dessert shop in Long Island City, shops for Greek ingredients and plays violin with his children in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.

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Chocolate Now Comes in a ‘Hedonistic’ Pink Color That ‘Speaks’ to Millennials

Source: Grub Street NY

There’s finally chocolate to eat with all that blue wine you’re no doubt busy preordering. Barry Callebaut, technically the world’s largest cocoa producer, has invented a new, supposedly all-natural hue — not brown or white, but the obvious third choice in line: Pepto-Bismol pink. It took a decade …

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Delice et Chocolat, a French Patisserie and Café, Is Now Open in Ardmore

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Photo by Kory Aversa

Delice et Chocolat, a French-style patisserie and café, is now open in Ardmore — and a Le Bec Fin alum is behind the confectionery creations.

The new sweet shop and café is located at 7 Station Road in the former Centofanti Master Tailors space, right next to the Ardmore train station.

The owners are French-born brothers Josep Amrani and Antoine Amrani: Antoine, who worked as head pastry chef at Le Bec Fin, was trained at the Ritz-Escoffier in Paris, while Joseph, who also worked with Georges Perrier, has a background in restaurant management, most ...

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Do Hershey’s Georgia-branded Honey-Roasted Peanut Reese’s Cups improve the perfect candy?

Source: Atlanta Magazine

The limited edition Georgia Reese’s CupPhotograph by Matt Walljasper This year, The Hershey Company unveiled a series of limited edition candies—the Hershey Flavors of America—that featured the candymaker’s flagship confectioneries gene-spliced with stereotypically accurate regional flavors for a handful of U.S. states. There are Coconut Almond Kisses (Hawaii), Key Lime Pie and Orange Cream Pop Twizzlers (Florida), Strawberry Kit-Kats (California), Cherry Cheesecake Hershey bars (New York), and BBQ Payday bars (Texas). One other state was graced with a sugary shout-out. If you haven’t guessed yet, it’s us. Our special flavor? Honey-roasted Peanut Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. We assume this decision ...

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The Christiane Chronicles: Meal delivery services turn haste into waste

Source: Atlanta Magazine

There are ready-to-cook meals in Atlanta that cut down from the waste of New York-based companies such as Blue Apron.Illustration by Zohar Lazar Rant Haste Makes Waste I shiver every time I hear an ad for Blue Apron. The New York–based company ships ready-to-cook meals all over the country, with recipes and premeasured ingredients packed in tiny plastic pouches and containers, all tightly surrounded by ice packs. Think of the waste! I understand why meal kits exist: People are interested in cooking again, but they need some hand-holding. If you’re going to use one, I recommend a local outfit like ...

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