Browsing Tag

chocolate

Should Wine Date

If you browse the web for wine and chocolate pairing ideas, you will get a wide variety of suggestions and opinions. To explore how well chocolate pairs with wine, first you should recognize a bad pairing versus a good pairing. For example,…

The Candy Factory

A stroll to the corner of Seventh Street and Cherry is a yearly pre-Valentine’s Day ritual for many Columbians, determined to get their loved ones chocolate-covered strawberries. The tradition continues this month, and is one of those…

Truffle Versus Truffle

Truffles or truffles? There is a difference. Many people have no idea what a truffle is. Every time they hear truffle, they think of a chocolate truffle or of the truffle shape. Actually, truffles can be grouped into three categories.…

The Answer Is Chocolate

What Is Your Chocolate IQ? By Anita Neal Harrison Calling all chocoholics! You claim a love for chocolate, but how much do you really know about the indulgence? See if you are a true cacao connoisseur or an uninformed fan with this…

Finding The Good In The Bad Stuff

We crave them, reach for them first and experience a sudden satisfaction when we indulge in comforting foods and drinks. But you know what comes next. However pleasing to the palate, there’s a sense of guilt that lingers long after the…

Shooters With A Sweet Surprise

Dear Fancy Bar Chef, I’ve been going out a lot more with my friends, and they all take shots along with their beers and fancy drinks. I want to join in, but they usually drink something horrible such as Goldschlägger or Sambuca or, even…