Christopher Elbow makes Food & Wine’s “Best Chocolate in the U.S.” list
08/07/2013 10:42 AM
08/07/2013 12:26 PM
Good news, Kansas City chocoholics: You don’t have to go far to get some of the nation’s hottest chocolate.
Food Wine named Christopher Elbow Artisanal Chocolate to its “Best Chocolate in the U.S.” list. The local company’s Venezuelan Spiced hot chocolate, spiked with cinnamon and chiles and topped with homemade marshmallows, also made the food magazine’s “Best Hot Chocolate in the U.S.” list.
Food Wine’s editors commend Christopher Elbow for “his beautiful hand-painted chocolates (which) come in creative flavors like bananas Foster and caramel apple.” Elbow’s No. 6 Dark Rocks chocolate bar, studded with candy that pops in your mouth, is also a “favorite among Food Wine editors.”
The “Best Chocolate in the U.S.” list also includesAskinosie, a bean-to-bar operation in Springfield, Mo. that we wrote about back in May.
It’s been a sweet summer for Christopher Elbow: His ice cream shop,Glace Artisan Ice Cream, snagged a mention in Travel and Leisure
Have a favorite chocolate confection in Kansas City? Tweet us@chowtownkc.
Enterprise reporter Sarah Gish writes dining and bar guides for Ink magazine. She also writes a monthly cooking feature for The Star’s Food section and tweets @sarah_gish.
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