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Debauve & Gallais

The Debauve & Gallais chocolate shop on rue des Saint-Pères, near Saint-Germain-des-Prés, has been operating in the same location for almost 200 years. The boutique’s legendary wood-panelled interior and semicircular chocolate counter are truly awe-inspring. The chocolates themselves, not overly sweetened, according to French tradition, are amazing, if expensive. Debauve & Gallais’ signature items include … Continue reading Debauve & Gallais

Paris, World Capital of Chocolate

Between the makers of gourmet dark chocolate and the more mainstream confiseurs-chocolatiers, there are more chocolate shops in the City of Light—the Paris phone directory lists more than 300—than in any other city in the world. From high-end, “designer” artisan-chocolatiers, such as Jean-Paul Hévin, Christian Constant and Pierre Marcolini, to chains such as l’Atelier du … Continue reading Paris, World Capital of Chocolate