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Merci Chocolate

jochaima Nov 28, 2006 07:23 PM

For a gift, I'm looking for Merci Chocolate perafrably the 250g. dark...despite the name, they are I think a German make, and come in flat little bars in a box like a cigar box. Anybody know of a place in Boston I could get them?
Thank you!

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    NYpalm7 RE: jochaima Dec 9, 2006 09:41 PM

    I was at Wal Mart the other day and I noticed this chocolate there, it attracted to me because I'm trying to learn french. http://www.dastchin.com/images_flower... if this is what you mean, then you can get it at Wal Mart, in NY at least.

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      jochaima RE: jochaima Dec 10, 2006 03:27 PM

      Hi where in NY was this: NYC or ..?
      Thank you!

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        Radiothomas RE: jochaima Dec 11, 2006 01:52 AM

        I've never seen Merci chocolate over here, though stores that do imported kinds of things might have them. But - not to sound snooty here - it's not very good chocolate at all. If you can wait until the new year, I may be able to bring some back from Germany for you, though.

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          viking RE: jochaima Dec 11, 2006 12:05 PM

          Oddly, the Shaws in Porter Square has Merci (it stands out strangely in their candy aisle). But they only have assorted boxes, so no dark only. I also sort of vaguely recall seeing Merci in Cardullo's in Harvard square, but that was a bit ago, and I might be confusing it with some other brand I remember from Germany.

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            Joanie RE: viking Dec 11, 2006 12:13 PM

            I saw some in the Marshalls on Boylston St., don't think it was just dark tho.

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            jochaima RE: jochaima Dec 11, 2006 02:29 PM

            Thank you everybody. I actually got some online, dark too, before it sold out...Surprising to me that it is landing in USA in the odd Shaws, and Walgreens - "What's a chocolate like you doing in a place like this?" ;) While not the absolute premier make, and certainly not the most $$$, I've read it cited as an index of how superior German mass-market chocolate is to the standard in most other countries. And the presentation is great - individually wrapped bars, and flat and solid - so it mails very well...
            Thank you all again!

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