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Alice Medrich, First Lady of Chocolate

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SFBA artisan chocolate begins with Alice Medrich, who’s called The First Lady of Chocolate. On a stay in France in the early 1970s, Alice was given some handmade French truffles by her landlady for her birthday. Less sweet than the chocolates Americans were used to, Alice described the intense chocolate taste as “like eating luxury.” A year later, in her …

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Posted in Local chocolate, Veteran SFBA Chocolatier

 

Scharffen Berger Chocolate Maker

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The first bean-to-bar chocolate maker in the U.S.

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Posted in Gone but not forgotten, Local chocolate, Veteran SFBA Chocolatier

 

Pioneers & veterans of SFBA artisan chocolate

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Lots of SFBA chocolate history, and we’re just getting started

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Posted in Chocolate shops, East Bay chocolate, Featured, Front page, History, Listed chocolatier, Local chocolate, North Bay, Recommended chocolatiers, San Francisco chocolate

 

Chocolate community

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This is getting comfortable

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Posted in East Bay chocolate, Events, Featured, Front page, Listed chocolatier, Local chocolate, North Bay, San Francisco chocolate