VALENTINE GIFT: Moonstruck Chocolates

Yes, Moonstruck Chocolate has a red heart-shaped box filled with delicious bonbons (10 pieces, $30.00). But the fine chocolatier also has some different offerings for Valentines with special tastes. Sea Salt Caramels (in photo) have been given the Valentine’s Day treatment with Merlot-infused sea salt crystals. The vanilla caramel is cooked in an open copper…
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VALENTINE GIFTS: Fun Stuff From Jacques Torres

The “Do Not Disturb” sign is chocolate! Photo courtesy Jacques Torres.   Valentine’s Day chocolate isn’t limited to the romance of Champagne truffles and chocolate hearts. Some chocolatiers have fun with it. “Mr. Chocolate,” Jacques Torres, is one who creates the fun stuff along with the classics. First up, a chocolate “Do Not Disturb” sign.…
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VALENTINE GIFT: A Different Take On Chocolate Kisses

Chef François Payard is making it easier to send kisses this Valentines Day. Check out his Dark Chocolate Raspberry Lips. Packaged in a red clutch-shaped box, the chocolate lips are filled with chocolate ganache that has a hint of ginger, and are packaged with with a white chocolate raspberry lipstick—a real lipstick that is both…
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