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The Dark Side Of Easter: Child Slave Labor And How To Source Ethical Chocolate This Holiday

Easter has always been a time to celebrate rebirth. During the spring, the entire planet seems to come back to life. Trees and flowers begin to blossom and the holidays are celebrated with an array of delicious foods. Most notably, chocolate eggs and bunnies have become a symbol of the […]

Vietnam, Coast, Hoi An, Woman selling fruit and vegetables at a market.  Photo courtesy of VBT.
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Food Travel: Top 14 Culinary Experiences To Savor In 2014

Dive into local cuisines and cultures with the top culinary experiences of 2014. The best way to experience exotic customs is by feasting on local produce, savoring regional spices, clinking glasses for a “cheers” with the national beer and sitting down to share a meal. This article features off-the-beaten-path locations […]

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Rich hot chocolate courtesy of Max Brenner.
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Unique Chocolate Experiences In New York City

For those with a sweet tooth wanting to explore beyond your everyday chocolate shops, New York City is home to quirky, innovative and experiential cocoa fare. Chocoholics can choose to explore NYC in a self-guided fashion or book a tour with New York Chocolate Tours, a company providing chocolate-themed walking […]

Traditional tools for making chocolate. Photo courtesy of ChocoMuseo Antigua.
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Sweet Guatemala: A Look At The Country’s Mayan Chocolate History And Modern Experiences

For travelers with a sweet tooth, Guatemala and its rich chocolate heritage allow for an indulgent trip. Especially in Antigua you’ll find no shortage of chocolate shops, cacao-laced postres (desserts) and even a chocolate museum. And while local pastry chefs put modern spins on the delicacy, chocolate is nothing new […]

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Fresh guacamole being made tableside at El Pinto.
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Green Chile, Craft Beer And Organic Farm Fare: Epicure’s Guide To Albuquerque, New Mexico

Ten years ago, Albuquerque didn’t have an identifiable food scene. Of course, there were restaurants and bars, but nothing that tied it together to make it an foodie destination. Today, however, the city has grown to be a place one can enjoy not only the iconic regional green chile, but […]

Artisanal cheeses from the Bedford Cheese Shop. Photo courtesy of the Bedford Cheese Shop.
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Epicurious Experiences In Williamsburg, Brooklyn

While Manhattan has long been considered the epicenter of New York City’s food and drink scene, more and more people are noticing Brooklyn’s worthwhile epicurious offerings, especially in the neighborhood of Williamsburg. Home to breweries, wineries, artisianal chocolate factories, farm-inspired shops and affordable brunches and rooftops, Williamsburg is the perfect […]

Vinotherapy, Dark Chocolate And Monet-Inspired Gardens: A French Countryside Getaway In New York
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Vinotherapy, Dark Chocolate And Monet-Inspired Gardens: A French Countryside Getaway In New York

“And these are our Monet-inspired gardens,” explains Jennifer, the receptionist at Mirbeau Inn and Spa, who is giving my travel companion, Aubrey, and I a tour. “The bridge, pond and flora are meant to transport you to the French countryside.” Although it’s winter and the flowers are not in bloom, […]

Drunken Goat, 30-Year Aged Balsamic And Zinfandel Port: Where To Get New York’s Best French Country Comfort Food
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Drunken Goat, 30-Year Aged Balsamic And Zinfandel Port: Where To Get New York’s Best French Country Comfort Food

At Mirbeau Inn and Spa in the Finger Lakes of New York, guests have the chance to escape to the French countryside without leaving the country. While the property offers a world-class spa, vinotherapy treatments, fitness classes, cooking classes, wine tastings, luxury cottages and Monet-inspired gardens, one of the highlights […]

#FoodPorn: Decadent Chocolate Mousse From Mirbeau Inn and Spa, Finger Lakes, New York
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#FoodPorn: Decadent Chocolate Mousse From Mirbeau Inn and Spa, Finger Lakes, New York

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Chocolate, Art And Performance: Upcoming Cultural Events In Zagreb, Croatia

For those looking to take a cultural vacation, Zagreb is home to many worthwhile events. Use this event guide to inspire your next trip to Croatia. Have a favorite Zagreb experience of your own? Let us know in the comments below. Zagreb Chocofest From February 9-14, the 2nd annual Zagreb […]