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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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