Tag Archive | Chocolate

Roshen: Chocolate’s Influence on the Ukranian Election

Politics aren’t the first thing that come to mind with sweets but in Ukraine, they played a central role. The President-to-be, Petro Poroshenko made much of his fortune (read: Billions) through Roshen chocolate. (The name comes from his last name “Poroshenko. Nicknamed “the Chocolate King” he’s known for centrist, Pro-European views. Welcome to Realmilkchocolatepolitik! Taste […]

Sweet Saturday: Melanie Bitter Elite 90% Dark Chocolate Review

Though understandable, this Bitter Elite 90% dark chocolate is not to be confused with Killer Elite, the 2011 action movie about elite operatives shooting and punching each other, like all the time. The package of brown with raised gold print is eye catching. Probably most eye catching though is the 90% cocoa in this 100g […]

Trader Joe’s Dark Chocolate Caramel with Sea Salt Bar 70%

I was given a Trader Joe’s Dark Chocolate Caramel with Sea Salt Bar (3 oz) as a present. It was actually hyped up to me quite a bit from big fans of dark chocolate so the expectations were high. Despite the hype I was impressed. The flavor is very intense but……great! Many chocolates contain sea […]

Hershey’s Special Dark – a serious question

Why do they place you in variety packs when we all know you’re so much better than the other chocolates? You are forced to live with inferior chocolates like Krackel and Mr. Goodbar. Of course, to make you last longer I must eat the others but it feels laborious at times. I have love for […]

Ghiradelli Coconut Rendezvous Bar

Sometimes I forget about various foods and drinks in the fridge. Other times I’m a little scared to try something. The Ghiradelli Coconut Rendezvous fell into the latter camp. Forgetting how much I used to love Mounds as a kid I thought that coconut in chocolate sounded weird and potentially gross. I owe the eventual […]

Valentine’s Day Candies of Choice: York Peppermint Patties

In debating candies, you must decide which candies are tastiest and most presentable. In the Valentine’s Day candy aisle of the local Rite Aid, it actually ended up a no-brainer: heart-shaped York peppermint patties. The Valentine’s patties are shaped like hearts. As a man this sounds silly but for the purpose of the holiday it […]