Sunday, May 07, 2006

Australian Gourmet Traveller.

Can one explore the world of chocolate via the internet? The April 2006 edition of Australian Gourment Traveller lists some of the world's ultimate chocolate experiences across three continents. Only two of those experiences are in Australia at Circa's snickers in St. Kilda and the Quay's five textured chocolate cake in Sydney. The rest are in Europe and America. As the Internet addresses of these fabulous places are included in the article I am off to see what they have to offer just for future reference.

The River Cafe's Chocolate Nemesis
Thames Wharf, Rainville Road,

Laduree's macaroons
16 rue Royale,

Circa's Snickers
The Prince, 2 Acland Street,
St. Kilda

Nobus Chocolate Bento Box
105 Hudson St,
New York

Perse's Chocolate S'mores
10 Columbus Circle
New York

Pierre Herme's chocolates, cakes and macaroons
72 rue Bonaparte St Germain,

La Maison du Chocolat's bonbons
225 rue du Faubourg, St Honore,

Quay's five textured chocolate cake
Upper level, Overseas Passenger Terminal,
West Circular Quay

Lavoratorio Don Puglisi
Vico De Naro 9 Modica,

L'artisan du Chocolate's liquid salted caramels
89 Sloane St,

Many of the webpages were not in English, however the pictures spoke a thousand words. Valrhona chocolate was the basis for many of these recipes. I was really interested in the choice of food and the price of the restuarants advertised.


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