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10 Great Local Bay Area Holiday Chocolate Gifts

10 Great Local Bay Area Holiday Chocolate Gifts

| December 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

It’s not surprising that our home-grown chocolate shops all seem to use the highest quality ingredients, with many using organic local creams and butters alongside fruits and nuts purchased from nearby farmers. And, as all truffles should be, these confections are also made with trained and sure hands, often artistically sculpted or topped with elegant etchings. Overall, the chocolates and truffles produced locally use the finest ingredients, are superbly made and are lovely to look at.

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Elbow’s Room: Artisanal Chocolates

Elbow’s Room: Artisanal Chocolates

| May 16, 2008 | 5 Comments

A couple of weeks ago, I met up with my oldest friend in the world to mind her three-year-old while she had her hair cut and dyed. As a reward, she said, she would buy me chocolate. Fine, I thought. I’m not a chocolate freak, so she’d be getting off rather cheaply, in terms of […]

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