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Giandujotto - Italian chocolate-hazelnut candy

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Jessica "Su Good Eats" Feb 19, 2006 09:43 PM

The NY Times did a feature on these candies this week. They are foil-wrapped, smooth chocolate-hazelnut nuggets. Does any place in Manhattan sell them? Thanks!

More info and pics:
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/15/din...
http://www.caffarel.com/uk/uk/prodott...

Link: http://www.sugoodsweets.com/blog

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    Fred RE: Jessica "Su Good Eats" Feb 22, 2006 04:32 PM

    Check Chelsea Market Baskets in Chelsea Markets. They sell Leonidas, which make those candies, and they are awesome!

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      Chorus Girl RE: Fred Feb 23, 2006 08:42 AM

      If Leonidas makes them, then they probably have them at the Leonidas shop at 485 Madison Avenue.

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        Jessica "Su Good Eats" RE: Fred Feb 27, 2006 09:51 PM

        I went to Chelsea Market and spotted Perugina brand candies in Buon Italia. (Didn't know about Leonidas). Ugh, they were horrible. I think they cut the chocolates with vegetable or butter fat.

        Link: http://sugoodsweets.com/blog

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        Marissa RE: Jessica "Su Good Eats" Feb 28, 2006 04:00 PM

        if you go to chocosphere.com, they have the candies in several brands, and even a sugar free version by venchi, which are excellent.

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          David RE: Marissa Mar 3, 2006 10:17 PM

          I second Venchi chocolates. Sometimes, you can find them at Saks as well. I usually order them from Chefshop.com. And it's true that the sugar-free version is amazingly good.

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