Kit Kat Mint: A New Flavor in the USA in a Decade

Spotted Stories

April 29, 2019

Spotted Stories

Kit Kat Mint: A New Flavor in the USA in a Decade

For the first time in a decade, the United States Kit Kat will be getting a whole new flavor - Mint Chocolate. You're probably saying, but a new flavor from  Kit Kat is not something new, but it…

April 29, 2019

Sunday in Scotland: One of the Best Chocolates, are Found in Malta

Breakfast & Coffee | Malta Europe

Europe

April 14, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Sunday in Scotland: One of the Best Chocolates, are Found in Malta

Sunday and every day, there’s a chocolate shop you cannot miss when visiting Malta. Sunday in Scotland, an idea by Lebanese Amer Wahoud and Gordon Campbell Gray, -the man behind Campbell Gray…

April 14, 2019 | Chocolate | Malta

Choco-Story: The Chocolate Museum Opens in Beirut

News | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 24, 2018

News

Choco-Story: The Chocolate Museum Opens in Beirut

Choco-Story, the middle east's first chocolate museum opens its doors in Beirut. Choco-Story, the chocolate museum, tells the story of the transformation of cocoa into chocolate and to promote…

December 24, 2018 | Travel | Hamra & Verdun

Pierre Marcolini Still is My Favorite Chocolatier

Chocolate | Paris France Europe

France

November 17, 2018

Chocolate

Pierre Marcolini Still is My Favorite Chocolatier

Coming straight from Belgium, Marcolini landed in the capital of taste offering a large selection of dark chocolate, milk chocolate, and special editions. The packaging is simple yet includes lots of…

November 17, 2018 | Recommended | Paris

Lebanon's "M de Noir" Makes the News Once Again

Chocolate

November 12, 2018

Chocolate

Lebanon's "M de Noir" Makes the News Once Again

After the 2014 award at the Salon du Chocolat in Paris, a first in the Middle East chocolate arena, Maya Maalouf Kanaan and M de Noir make the news once again.   This year, the Salon du…

November 12, 2018 | News

Levain: The World’s Best Cookie is Found in New York! #Mouthwatering and #Sexy

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

April 10, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Levain: The World’s Best Cookie is Found in New York! #Mouthwatering and #Sexy

Third time at Levain, still impressed as if it was the first. What a place, what a cookie... The world's best cookies for sure.  Up on the West Side is a hole in the wall under street level 167…

April 10, 2018 | Desserts & Sweets | New York

Chapon: The Mouthwatering Mousse au Chocolat of Paris

Chocolate | Paris France Europe

France

September 24, 2017

Chocolate

Chapon: The Mouthwatering Mousse au Chocolat of Paris

What do you get if you cross Patrice Chapon’s talents as an ice cream maker with his love of chocolate? The Chocolate Mousse Bar! First developed for the Salon du Chocolat in 2006, the…

September 24, 2017 | Desserts & Sweets | Paris

Celebrate Chocolate Today! and Probably Everyday...

Chocolate

July 07, 2017

Chocolate

Celebrate Chocolate Today! and Probably Everyday...

World Chocolate Day, sometimes referred to as International Chocolate Day, is an observance that occurs globally every year on July 7. Celebration of the day includes the consumption of…

July 07, 2017 | News

Tasali Ramadan: Chocolate Specials by Patchi

Chocolate | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

June 15, 2017

Chocolate

Tasali Ramadan: Chocolate Specials by Patchi

Every year I pay a sweet visit to Patchi, our Lebanese chocolate ambassador to the world. Even one piece of delicious chocolate can draw a smile on anyone's face... So just imagine entering a…

June 15, 2017 | Desserts & Sweets | Beirut

Crepico Zalka: Dessert Madness!

Desserts & Sweets | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 14, 2017

Desserts & Sweets

Crepico Zalka: Dessert Madness!

When I heard Crepico is moving from its famous location on Zalka's highway, I didn't understand how they could leave such a perfect spot so beautifully decorated and built to welcome guests…

February 14, 2017 | French | Metn

Boost Your Productivity at Work with these Snacks

News

January 09, 2017

News

Boost Your Productivity at Work with these Snacks

It's hard enough going back to work after the holidays, especially in this cold rainy weather... We need something to give us a boost. If you enjoy munching at your work desk, Officevibe has…

January 09, 2017

Patrick Roger: The Master Chocolate Creator!

Chocolate | Paris France Europe

France

April 19, 2016

Chocolate

Patrick Roger: The Master Chocolate Creator!

To date I had one Coup de Coeur, in my opinion the best chocolatier the world has ever seen, Pierre Marcolini, the king of the dark chocolate bar. This morning, walking the sidewalks of Paris I…

April 19, 2016 | Recommended | Paris

Dark Terre Easter Egg - Limited Edition

Spotted Stories

March 15, 2016

Spotted Stories

Dark Terre Easter Egg - Limited Edition

This dark terre egg by Benjamin Chocolatier is inspired by mother nature and uses a single origin fairer than fair trade 65% Madagascan chocolate with hints of cherry in the flavour. In limited…

March 15, 2016

M de Noir is Full of Tasty Discoveries

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February 19, 2016

Recommended

M de Noir is Full of Tasty Discoveries

Ok so now you know my love for this chocolate shop called “M de Noir” full of surprises and discoveries. Other than the chocolate they also have spreads and jams and lately I couldn't but…

February 19, 2016 | Tasty Discoveries

Kinder Bueno Dark is Back

News

February 19, 2016

News

Kinder Bueno Dark is Back

Following a successful appearance last year, Kinder Bueno Dark is returning to shelves this spring. The product features a hazelnut filling, encased in a dark chocolate covered wafer. Dark chocolate…

February 19, 2016

Rue Chocolat: A Mouthwatering Chocolate

Chocolate

February 17, 2016

Chocolate

Rue Chocolat: A Mouthwatering Chocolate

It's a box, that's your first impression before laying your eyes on the content. A carton-like box, it opens like a drawer after removing a black ribbon to display eight different types of…

February 17, 2016 | Tasty Discoveries

Chocolat Bucharest: A Smokey Space for Desserts

Breakfast & Coffee | Romania Europe

Europe

February 05, 2016

Breakfast & Coffee

Chocolat Bucharest: A Smokey Space for Desserts

It's called Chocolat and apparently serves everything in between from breakfast to dinner. One of the popular restaurants in Bucharest, Chocolat is the trendiest and probably one of the most…

February 05, 2016 | Desserts & Sweets | Romania

Dark Sugars Cocoa House: It's About One Unique Chocolate Shop

Chocolate | London UK Europe

UK

February 04, 2016

Chocolate

Dark Sugars Cocoa House: It's About One Unique Chocolate Shop

It's the music that grabs you in, the hundreds of flavors and the dozens of bowls, the generosity and unique feel of this cocoa heaven that will make you change your perception of what a chocolate…

February 04, 2016 | Desserts & Sweets | London

Pairing Different Types Of Chocolate With Food

Chocolate

December 24, 2015

Chocolate

Pairing Different Types Of Chocolate With Food

Swissotel.com shows you how to pair chocolate with food. Sounds good? Produced by Swissotel Hotels & Resorts

December 24, 2015 | News

Levain Bakery: The World's Finest Cookies in New York

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USA

November 10, 2015

Recommended

Levain Bakery: The World's Finest Cookies in New York

I woke up early on a beautiful cold day and headed straight to Levain, the most popular bakery in New York, a place everybody should try at least once in their life – or at least this is what…

November 10, 2015 | Reviews | New York

Swap One Food to Another - Will Help You Shed Some Weight

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November 08, 2015

News

Swap One Food to Another - Will Help You Shed Some Weight

If you're looking to lose some weight before Christmas follow this infographic by Get Slimmer Guide which will show you 20 healthy food swaps you can make in order to cut calories from your diet.…

November 08, 2015

London Brick... Tom Dixon and Chocolatier Maison Pierre Marcolini

Chocolate

August 27, 2015

Chocolate

London Brick... Tom Dixon and Chocolatier Maison Pierre Marcolini

Tom Dixon has teamed up with chocolatier Maison Pierre Marcolini to create an exclusive set of “London Brick” chocolate and macaron boxes. Taking inspiration from London city,…

August 27, 2015 | News

Premium Chocolates from Magnum to Launch Soon

Chocolate

August 03, 2015

Chocolate

Premium Chocolates from Magnum to Launch Soon

Unilever UK has teamed up with Kinnerton Confectionery to introduce a new range of premium Magnum chocolate. The partnership will see the ice cream brand introduce a new and contemporary range of…

August 03, 2015 | News

Max Brenner: A Chocolate Shop on Broadway

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

July 08, 2015

Breakfast & Coffee

Max Brenner: A Chocolate Shop on Broadway

From the outside, it looks like a normal chocolate shop, but open the door and be amazed, enter Willy Wonka's secret factory where chocolate passes in tubes above your head, where every corner is…

July 08, 2015 | Chocolate | New York

Let's Play With Chocolate

Chocolate

May 29, 2015

Chocolate

Let's Play With Chocolate

I think it would be hard to find anyone out there who dislikes chocolate.... And I believe that games and puzzle is something fun for all... so how about we mix the two together with a new set of 3D…

May 29, 2015 | Spotted Stories

Easter Eggs from M de Noir: An Orgasm with Every Bite

Tasty Discoveries | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

April 05, 2015

Tasty Discoveries

Easter Eggs from M de Noir: An Orgasm with Every Bite

Why do I always write about the same chocolate store again and again? You may be thinking that I know the owner or may even be a partner. It's none of the above... My answer would be, it’s…

April 05, 2015 | Metn

The Making of Chocolate Easter Eggs

Chocolate

April 02, 2015

Chocolate

The Making of Chocolate Easter Eggs

I met Pierre Abi Haila while visiting Sydney's last year, a young chef with a passion for the world of pastry and chocolate... A while after, our paths crossed again at Le Salon du Chocolat in BIEL,…

April 02, 2015 | News

Typographic Chocolate Celebrates Letterforms

Chocolate

March 09, 2015

Chocolate

Typographic Chocolate Celebrates Letterforms

Check out these intricately designed chocolate bars featuring edible typography designed by students from the University of Applied Sciences Berlin which also comprises packaging and…

March 09, 2015 | Spotted Stories

Depla Bruges: Rice Crispy Dark Chocolate Cakes, Nothing Else

Chocolate | Belgium Europe

Europe

February 19, 2015

Chocolate

Depla Bruges: Rice Crispy Dark Chocolate Cakes, Nothing Else

Continuing the search for some good chocolate in Bruges, we stopped at Depla. Depla is the classiest of all in the region. A shop with dimmed lights looking sophisticated and neat. A long,…

February 19, 2015 | Tasty Discoveries | Belgium

Bite-sized Decadence: The Most Expensive Chocolate Truffle Out There

Chocolate

February 17, 2015

Chocolate

Bite-sized Decadence: The Most Expensive Chocolate Truffle Out There

Valentine's may be over, but let's ponder over this for a second... La Madeline au Truffle – the world's most expensive chocolate truffle. This might just have been the ultimate seal of…

February 17, 2015 | News

The Chocolate Line Brugge by Dominique Persoone

Chocolate | Belgium Europe

Europe

February 17, 2015

Chocolate

The Chocolate Line Brugge by Dominique Persoone

After a bad impression at Dumon, I went searching for the Chocolate Line which I found a few meters from the first shop. This shop has been talked about on the Net as a reference point in…

February 17, 2015 | Tasty Discoveries | Belgium

Maison Pierre Marcolini: Haute Chocolaterie and Pure Indulgence

Chocolate | Belgium Europe

Europe

February 16, 2015

Chocolate

Maison Pierre Marcolini: Haute Chocolaterie and Pure Indulgence

I didn't enjoy the chocolates back in Brugges, the first thing I intended to do when we arrived to Brussles was to visit Maison Pierre Marcolini – and thankfully it was an incredible…

February 16, 2015 | Recommended | Belgium

Grab the ‘World’s Most Beautiful’ Chocolates

Chocolate

January 22, 2015

Chocolate

Grab the ‘World’s Most Beautiful’ Chocolates

Recently awarded “Designer of the Year" of Maison & Objet 2015, Japanese design firm, Nendo, always surprise us with new items and out of the box ideas... this time, literally out of a…

January 22, 2015 | News

M de Noir: The Chocolate Master Hits Again

Chocolate | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

January 08, 2015

Chocolate

M de Noir: The Chocolate Master Hits Again

The chocolate master hits again and this time with something new and unique which promises to amaze the market. Maya Maalouf Kanaan introduces something special: Truffles Marc de Champagne. I…

January 08, 2015 | Recommended | Mount Lebanon

Patchi's 40th Anniversary Limited Edition: All Proceeds will be Donated to Nawaya

News

January 07, 2015

News

Patchi's 40th Anniversary Limited Edition: All Proceeds will be Donated to Nawaya

Double the Celebration: Patchi launches limited edition 40th anniversary chocolate box while giving back to the community. To mark this major landmark, Patchi has launched the Limited Edition…

January 07, 2015

Gourmet Chocolate Chili Pizza

Chocolate

January 04, 2015

Chocolate

Gourmet Chocolate Chili Pizza

The Chilli Chocolate Pizza might not look like your normal pizza but it tastes just as good, if not better. This pizza is perfect for any occasion including parties and BBQs or as a unique…

January 04, 2015 | Spotted Stories

Galler: The Chocolate Coffee Shop

Breakfast & Coffee | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 01, 2015

Breakfast & Coffee

Galler: The Chocolate Coffee Shop

Touring around the country's best chocolate shops, Galler was one of the places that left an impression on me. The professionalism of their staff, the taste of their chocolates, and most importantly…

January 01, 2015 | Chocolate | Antelias

Chocolate: A Universal Indulgence… Chocolate Artisans in Lebanon

Chocolate | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

December 30, 2014

Chocolate

Chocolate: A Universal Indulgence… Chocolate Artisans in Lebanon

We are Lebanon, we represent innovation, we are where the alphabet started and with it the technology that made today’s world possible… Phoenicians have made history with their…

December 30, 2014 | Desserts & Sweets | Lebanon

Don Baker: A Dark Chocolate Crepe with Hints of Perfection (Discontinued)

Chocolate | Badaro Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 22, 2014

Chocolate

Don Baker: A Dark Chocolate Crepe with Hints of Perfection (Discontinued)

Remember the fine crepe I discovered in July? This dark chocolate crepe (Chocorange), a blend of 100% Callebaut dark chocolate, orange jam and crushed almonds. Ouf! An overwhelming…

December 22, 2014 | Tasty Discoveries | Badaro

Dulce n' Banana: Orgasmic Chocolate Truffles

Chocolate | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 19, 2014

Chocolate

Dulce n' Banana: Orgasmic Chocolate Truffles

The same feeling comes along every time I receive something new to taste: What should I expect? Will it be good? How would I handle this product? Believe me, I'm rarely impressed.  Today, I…

December 19, 2014 | Tasty Discoveries | Mount Lebanon

M de Noir: A Local Chocolate with High, International Standards

Chocolate | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

December 11, 2014

Chocolate

M de Noir: A Local Chocolate with High, International Standards

I remember receiving a box from M de Noir last year and I’ve often remembered that wonderful gift. My family and I agreed that M de Noir chocolate is special, full of flavor, yet often thought…

December 11, 2014 | Tasty Discoveries | Lebanon

Desir Noir: Specialists in Dark Chocolate

Chocolate | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 10, 2014

Chocolate

Desir Noir: Specialists in Dark Chocolate

Walking the isles of Salon du Chocolat 2014, I discovered Desir Noir... There are two special things about Desir Noir: The first is that they are the only exclusive dark chocolate producer in…

December 10, 2014 | Tasty Discoveries | Beirut

Patchi: Tasting a Lebanese Chocolate Sold All Over the World

Chocolate | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 08, 2014

Chocolate

Patchi: Tasting a Lebanese Chocolate Sold All Over the World

After last year’s chocolate tasting I was invited to sample Patchi’s latest offerings. I am a big fan of Patchi and am proud that a Lebanese company, that already has three factories…

December 08, 2014 | Tasty Discoveries | Beirut

Espresso Served in Mini Dark Chocolate-Dipped Waffle Cone

Chocolate

September 17, 2014

Chocolate

Espresso Served in Mini Dark Chocolate-Dipped Waffle Cone

Lately we have seen a number of some food mash-ups, inlcuding the likes of cronuts and cookie-and-milk shooters, but nothing beats this new one in my opinion. A Los Angeles coffee shop is jazzing up…

September 17, 2014 | Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Dubai's Luxury Chocolates Delice Opens Now in Harrods

Chocolate

July 20, 2014

Chocolate

Dubai's Luxury Chocolates Delice Opens Now in Harrods

Dubai based luxury chocolate and confectionery brand Delice, just launched at the most exclusive Chocolate Room in the world at Harrods’ London. Delice has confirmed that the London based…

July 20, 2014 | News

Enchanted Chocolate Wonderland for Easter at The Waldorf Astoria, Ras Al Khaimah

Chocolate

April 17, 2014

Chocolate

Enchanted Chocolate Wonderland for Easter at The Waldorf Astoria, Ras Al Khaimah

The Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah has created an Enchanted Chocolate Wonderland for Easter with green rolling hills, chocolate flowing rivers, baby bunnies, bespoke chocolate eggs and skies filled…

April 17, 2014 | News

Maison Du Chocolat Bunny 'Easter Atelier' Costs $1200

News

April 13, 2014

News

Maison Du Chocolat Bunny 'Easter Atelier' Costs $1200

To celebrate Easter 2014, Nicolas Cloiseau, Master Chef of La Maison du Chocolat has crafted a magical chocolate atelier run by playful Easter bunnies. There's one single piece of this art work and…

April 13, 2014

A Piece of Cake... And Not Just Any Cake... Ritz-Carlton Signature Cake

News

March 08, 2014

News

A Piece of Cake... And Not Just Any Cake... Ritz-Carlton Signature Cake

The Ritz-Carlton hotel has created a signature dessert that will become the edible symbol of the brand around the world. 22 pastry chefs from the company's network of hotels, came up with different…

March 08, 2014

Dunkin' Donuts Celebrates Valentines the Chocolate Way

Chocolate | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

February 11, 2014

Chocolate

Dunkin' Donuts Celebrates Valentines the Chocolate Way

For Valentines, Dunkin' Donuts introduced a few new items into their menu to celebrate the love season. "The Chocolate Lover's Heart Donut is a heart-shaped donut filled with rich, indulgent…

February 11, 2014 | Tasty Discoveries | Lebanon

Cioccorosso: Dark Chocolate Espresso with Red Fruit Notes

Tasty Discoveries

November 25, 2013

Tasty Discoveries

Cioccorosso: Dark Chocolate Espresso with Red Fruit Notes

Nespresso has launched a new flavor, the Cioccorosso, that's a mix of dark chocolate and red fruits in a capsule. Although my favorite flavor has been Caramelito, this new limited edition colorful…

November 25, 2013

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