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Inside The Factory That Makes Chocolate Digestives | Londonist Digestives, freshly enrobed in chocolate, whiz by on a conveyor belt. 180 tonnes of the biscuit are made in London each day. Until we zoomed past it on a train, en route to Watford, we never knew that London had a McVitie's biscuit factory — let alone [...]
Bartender saves plaques from Georgetown's closed Old Glory People who wanted to barhop favored other neighborhoods. Familiar Georgetown watering holes had become Nike stores and Warby Parker shops. Old Glory is going to be the new home of José Andrés's America Eats Tavern — nice, but not exactly a place you [...]
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A Tale of Three Cities, With a Ship as Home Base I ordered three plates of the yellowtail sashimi with jalapeño, incredulous that this pricey appetizer at Nobu's namesake restaurants was free for all here. Silk Road was one of the ship's two so-called specialty restaurants; the other, Prego, served [...]
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Dumpling Darling, Banh Mi Amore take home Top Chef: Downtown 2018 top savory honors Sponsored by the Iowa City Downtown District, the eighth annual Top Chef: Downtown event sold out quickly once again, packing the Hotel Vetro on Feb. 26 with revelers who relished food and drink from 24 Iowa City food and drink establishments. This [...]
Science TechnologyPosted at: Dec 21, 2017, 6:21 PM; last updated: Dec 21, 2017, 6:21 PM (IST)Also in this sectionThinkstock photoLondon, December 21 This Christmas, look out for your pooches before they start munching on festive treats, warn scientists who found that risk of chocolate poisoning in dogs significantly increases over the holiday season. Most people know that chocolate can be poisonous to dogs but may not know why. The toxic ingredient is a caffeine-like stimulant called...
Cher Mandel Diamond has had a good run.For nearly 25 years, she has used her late father's recipes and his advice to create caramels, truffles, English toffee and other handcrafted chocolates and sweets while developing lasting bonds with her customers and employees.Sales have continued to grow and at this time of the year, Mandel Diamond, 71, puts in 60-hour weeks to meet the holiday demand.But on Dec. 29, the doors will close on Maurie's Fine Chocolates. The decision, made several months...
The mission of the Amazing Chocolate Workshop is to ‘take the boundaries of chocolate to a whole new level’ – creating a world of mesmerising, mind-boggling and quirky chocolate creations. Its chocolate products are hand-made to look exactly like everyday objects such as tools, cameras, kitchen utensils and other paraphernalia.The business started in 2014, selling chocolate at small craft events and markets. Since then, the range has expanded to 110 different shapes. This has resulted in more...
The 2018 follow-up to 2016’s successful Delici dessert mousse packaging is a soufflé uniquely packaged in Ferrari-red ceramic ramekins that are reusable.Ed. Note: One of the best-read features posted at Packaging Digest over the past two years that continues to draw solid interest monthly was our interview with designer Justin Johnson of More Brand from April 2016 regarding a unique packaged dessert developed for Costco (Decadent Delici dessert packaging designed for Costco).That breakthrough...