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Jun 10, 2006 08:18 PM

Local place to buy chocolate mint candy?

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Has anyone seen either Ovation or Truffle Pig bars from Hagensborg around the Chicago area? I am seeking high end chocolate mints (like After Eight or the Lindt balls, only fancier, ie, chocolate outside, creamy white mint inside). These two brands have been recommended on the General Topics board, but I've never seen them in Chicago. Also open to other suggested brands-- but tell me where to find them, because I have looked many places and can't find fancy chocolate mints.

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  1. You can get Hagensborg products (for sure Truffle Pig, but I also believe others) at Fox and Obel. The Pig is ok to me, but my wife sure loves it.

    1. Chocolate Box in Winnetka has mint patties that are exceptional. 847.881.2844

      1. i think the most popular and common chocolate mint candy are frango's, available at marshall fields. they look all chocolate but have mint whipped into the inside. the store also has a huge chocolate department with all kind of fancy candies in the basement.

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          1. If you're still interested, I just saw them at Piatto Pronto
            5624 North Clark Street Chicago, IL 60660 - (773) 334-5688
            Open Weekdays 9am-8pm; Sat 9am-7pm; Sun 9am-6pm

            It's an Italian deli/grocery but there is also a lot of British/Euro food there as well.

            Piatto Pronto
            5624 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60660