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Paris Salon du Chocolat

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Undoubtedly the most gratuitous exhibition of chocolate in all its most dangerous forms, the annual October to November Salon du Chocolat displays chocolate buildings, chocolate animals, chocolate underwear and chocolate fine art, as well as a chocolate fashion show in which celebrities parade before the audience in clothes made of chocolate. But it is quite possible to set frivolities aside and get down to the very grave matter of chocolate for chocolate’s sake alongside the professionals, at the chocolate tasting events and cookery and manufacturing demonstrations. There is also a vast and glorious array of the stuff available for purchase.

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“Le Tour du Chocolat”

By Amy Thomas for the New York Times Published: December 14, 2008 The French have elevated many things to high art: fashion, flirting, foie gras. Chocolate is no exception. With boutiques that display truffles as rapturously as diamonds, the experienc… Read more...

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