Tuesday, October 17, 2006

What not to do with your summer vacation

Italians build first chocolate igloo at Eurochocolate fair in Perugia

Monday, October 16, 2006

Find me my chocolate...wait, where am I?

You may have noticed a new little link over there on the right that reads 'find a chocolate shop'. Well, thanks the efforts of some seriously good-hearted chocolate lovers and the magic of mapping technology, it is now possible to plan your entire next trip to...well, wherever really, based on the locations of your favorite chocolate shops! Go visit chocomap.com and get started. Who knows what might be right around the corner from you?

Sunday, October 01, 2006

Drinking History

Those of you who've spent any time talking to Bittersweet staffers have probably been quoted the fact that chocolate was exclusively a drink up until 1849 or so, which is another way of saying that drinking chocolate is a pretty amazing way to tap directly into the many thousands of years of human experience with the mysterious and wonderful T. Cacao.

Wandering through the chocolate blogosphere, we came across this nice, brief summary of the history of drinking chocolate.

Read, sip and (always) enjoy! Did we mention that it's good for you? See below :-)