December 2016 Issue Preview



  • In Focus: David Menkes, LetterPress Chocolates
  • Chocolate Therapy: Chocolate Spa Treatments at Home
  • On the Chocolate Regular — Holiday Chocolates
  • Chocolate Calendar: The Chocolart Chocolate Festival in Tubingen, Germany and much, much more…
  • Tour of the Best — Rogue Chocolatier
  • The White Chocolate Candy Cane Martini!
  • Chocolate University: A Brief History of Chocolate
  • The Chocolate Channel — Make Your Own Bean-to-Bar Chocolate

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NOTE: We publish multiple blog posts previews for each issue, to give you an idea of what you’ll find inside.  Scroll down below to see which posts we’ve already published for the December 2016 Issue.


On the Chocolate Regular: Holiday Chocolates Preview

This month is actually a bit unusual for this column, which would be fine except that it’s our first new issue, so you have no idea what the “usual” ON THE CHOCOLATE REGULAR looks like! Normally you’ll see an in-depth look at one chocolate maker or chocolatier whose chocolate you can, more often than not, find locally…

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In Focus: LetterPress Chocolate Preview

here in 2016, David and his LetterPress Chocolate strive for the next level, with a new bar and brand new, absolutely stunning packaging as well, across the board. The bars certainly look amazing from the outside, but packaging in and of itself only sells a chocolate bar once. It’s what’s inside the wrapper that truly establishes greatness…

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Chocolate Spa Treatments at Home Preview

I’m sure many of you are aware of the health benefits of eating chocolate, but what about the benefits of wearing it? Many spas have introduced chocolate treatments over the past few years, and their patrons are benefiting from this chocolate infusion…

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