Chocolate's Darker Side

Sure, after a sip or two you can tell the difference between a Pouilly-Fume and a Pouilly-Fuisse, but can you pinpoint the region from which your after-dinner chocolate hails? That's the latest challenge facing today's gustatory snobs, who in this age of excess must find new ways to set their palates apart from those of the masses. Let them eat Milky Ways and M&M's. The true elite prefer dark chocolate, these days known as pure dark or grand cru or vintage or whatever other nomenclature specialty companies such as Sharffen Berger, E. Guittard, Michel Cluizel or Chocolove dream up. What's in...

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