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A Dark chocolate Valrhona Mendiant

Valrhona chocolate mendiants:

This gift is twenty dollars worth of class.  It comes inside a particularly nice looking box and you get a few layers of milk and dark chocolate disks embedded with apricot bits, hazelnuts and pistachios.  These aren’t just any chocolate disks, these are made by Valrhona. What does that mean?  It means they’re damn good.

Milk Chocolate mendiant

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Valrhona Pastry Chef Alex Espiritu's superb desserts

The New York Chocolate Show is back in town again this Thursday through Sunday at the Metropolitan Pavillion.  The shows brings together over 65 local and international chocolate vendors under one roof.  Tickets are $28.00 if purchased in advance and $30 at the door.  Here’s a tip: take advantage of the advance purchase option and avoid the massive lines.  This will enable you to maximize chocolate consumption time. (more…)