| Dec 6, 2013
| 10:28 AM
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Spa package in Fort Lauderdale
The Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa is featuring a Spa Getaway package that includes deluxe accommodations and daily choice of Swedish...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 2:30 AM
The very word "chocolate" is said to derive from the Mayan words for bitter water. Long before Cortes successfully introduced cocoa to Spain--Columbus was the first European to return with cocoa beans, but their value was unappreciated--the beans of the...
| Feb 9, 2013
Jonathan Grahm, the owner of CompartÚs Chocolatier in Brentwood, is just back from a whirlwind pre-Valentine's Day tour of Japan, where 100 CompartÚs pop-up shops opened for the holiday in Tokyo, Osaka, Yokohama, Hiroshima, Nagoya and Kobe. Grahm's face...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Print-your-own chocolate bar wrapper: On Saturday, CompartÚs chocolatier Jonathan Grahm and printmaker Christina Carroll are teaming up to teach a class on how to print your own chocolate bar wrapper. Attendees will learn about the fundamentals of the...
| Apr 30, 2013
If the last time you visited Pilsen was for brunch at Nightwood or a hangover-curing bowl of menudo at Nuevo Leon, it's time to return. This lineup starts on 18th Street and covers a bit more than a mile of ground on the way over to Halsted; hop the #18...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Food festivals abroad....
| Mar 27, 2012
| 11:46 AM
It's every woman's dream: could chocolate, the substance that cures everything from PMS to heartbreak, also make you skinnier?
If true, there's got to be a catch, right?
Here's the skinny: Dr. Beatrice Golomb, associate professor of medicine at...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 3:00 AM
On any day along Merchants Square, it's not unusual to see happy people clutching small white paper bags. Inside these nondescript parcels are goodies from the Wythe Candy & Gourmet Shop.
It might be pieces of high-end Belgium chocolate, a handful of...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 10:13 AM
Those king-size Mars and Snickers bars in vending machines are about to shrink to a more princely size.
By the end of 2013, confectionery giant Mars Inc.will sell only chocolate bars that are 250 calories or less, according to NPR. A full king-size...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 12:06 PM
Have you ever stood near the checkout of a grocery store and stared at the rack of chocolate bars, debating whether anyone would judge you for buying the king-size?
You know the regular size is enough to satisfy your craving, but the bigger candy bar...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 6:23 AM
The end is nigh for the Snickers bar as we know it.
Mars is discontinuing its King Size Snickers bar, and even the traditional 2-ounce version of the chocolate bar is headed for the chopping block, as the venerable candy company pares down its products...