I went to the Ritz the other night to watch a movie in Philadelphia. Afterwards, my friends and I were trying to find a place to hang out. We popped in this Belgian pub, and when we discovered it…Continue
Hello, I'm new to The Chocolate Life. On first glance, I see many of you make and sell chocolate, or are very well-educated about it. But, I'm just beginning, and I don't know what most of these…Continue
It's been a while since I've visited The Chocolate Life. When I was here last, my favorite place to eat chocolate was a small place in Philly called Naked Chocolate Cafe. From what I have heard, they aren't there anymore. Their website was never much help (and still isn't).
So, my question is, is there a cafe type of place where I can get some really nice chocolate in or around Philly?
Thanks for your suggestions!
I recently stumbled upon Neuchatel Chocolates. A tiny swiss chocolate shop about an hour and a half away from my house. Very nice! I bought a bag full of stuff there, mostly a bunch of "seconds", as their chocolate is expensive.
The first thing I ate was a brownie. It was very fudgy, but not as chocolatey as I expected. The texture was amazing, and the ingredients were pure. Maybe I should have tried heating it up. But I wasn't very impressed with the flavor.
However, I just…Continue
I just got a ton of dark chocolate for $36!
Almost everything they have left is the darkest of the dark chocolate. I even bought a bar of 99%! I didn't know it came that concentrated!
I can't wait to try it all. I'll keep you posted.
I just wanted to write that before it's too late.
Well, I kinda know what nibs are (what they grind up and mix with sugar, or milk, or whatever to make what we commonly know as chocolate, right?). But I don't really get the concept of eating them.
So, I bought a chocolate bar (dark, of course) with nibs on it at Naked Chocolate Cafe here in Philly. I expected it to have an intense chocolate flavor, like how coffee beans have a strong coffee flavor. But I was surprised to find that they had…Continue