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Food of the Gods

Since the Days of the Aztecs, No Food Has Incited More Passion than Chocolate
Sam Gugino
From the Print Edition:
Pierce Brosnan, Nov/Dec 97

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CHOCOLATES FOR THE CONNOISSEUR
by Otrud Carstens Available at Dean & Deluca stores
Single Malt Scotch Whiskey Cigar 90
A smooth, flat-sided dark chocolate cigar with a rich and smooth flavor and strong whiskey notes. $5.00

CHOCOLATES A LA CARTE
13190 Telfair Avenue, Sylmar, California 91342 Phone (818)364-6777
Chocolate Cigar 89
An equal-parts bitter and sweet chocolate cigar with a white chocolate band. It has sweet citrus hints and a great finish. $29.95/box of five

HEARTS & FLOWERS CANDIES
128 Charlotte Avenue, Hicksville, New York 11801 Phone (516)931-2155
Havana Coco Grande Cigar 89
A caramel-colored, large cigar with a creamy, standard milk chocolate taste and a heavy finish. $20/box of five (plus shipping and handling)

GODIVA
Phone (800)9GODIVA
Milk Chocolate Cigar 88
A heavy, solid cellophane-wrapped cigar with a creamy and dense milk chocolate flavor. $2.50

KRÖN CHOCOLATIER
Five Bond Street, Great Neck, New York 11021 Phone (516)829-5550
Petit Kröna 88
A flat-sided perfecto-shaped cigar with a deep dark chocolate flavor and a bittersweet finish. $13.50/crate of four

BOEHM CANDIES INC.
Edelweiss Chalet, Issaquah, Washington 98027 Phone (888)643-9050
Romeo and Juliet Chocolate Cigar 86
A dense dark chocolate cigar with a light, bittersweet flavor and a beautiful shape and texture. $1.99

LAKE CHAMPLAIN CHOCOLATES
431 Pine Street, Burlington, Vermont 05401 Phone (800)634-8105
Cocoabano Chocolate Cigar 85
A soft, almost crumbly cigar with a grainy texture and almost cake-like taste and a short finish. $2.50

GRAND CHOCOLATE PIZZA INC.
400 South Beverly Drive, # 214, Beverly Hills, California 90212 Phone (800)475-RSVP
Grand Chocolate Cigar 82
A heavy cigar with a very milky chocolate flavor and a good, long finish. $38.00/box of six

MADELAINE CHOCOLATE NOVELTIES INC.
Rockaway Beach, New York 11693 Phone (718)945-1500
Milk Chocolate Cigar 80
The standard milk chocolate cigar with a light body and sweet milk chocolate flavor and a fairly short finish. $0.60

CHOCOLATES FOR THE CONNOISSEUR
by Otrud Carstens Available at Dean & Deluca stores
Ginger Cigar 70
A nice-looking cigar with an overpowering ginger flavor that mars this otherwise fine chocolate. $5.00


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