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ISO Valrhona disk (fèves) in Westchester

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pabboy Apr 30, 2009 10:11 AM

I'm trying to make the DAVID LEITE chocolate chip cookies from NYTIMES. Anyone know where I can find Valrhona bittersweet chocolate disks?

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  1. i_eat_a_lot_of_ice_cream RE: pabboy Apr 30, 2009 03:08 PM

    I'd love to know this too.

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      wincountrygirl RE: i_eat_a_lot_of_ice_cream Apr 30, 2009 03:24 PM

      Me too. Maybe on line. Try Chocosphere.com.

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        mjoyous RE: wincountrygirl May 1, 2009 08:47 AM

        Chocosphere used to have them; haven't checked recently. Every once in a while I find them at a Whole Foods too.

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      clinthart RE: pabboy May 17, 2009 09:49 AM

      If you are friendly with a restaurant owner, you could ask them to order it from The Chefs Warehouse. 7188428700

      1. roxlet RE: pabboy May 17, 2009 09:56 AM

        I believe that I have seen them at Whole Foods in White Plains. They have a pretty large selection of chocolate opposite where the cheeses are and next to the coffee bar.

        1. BAFU RE: pabboy May 17, 2009 10:21 AM

          I think I saw them at Balducci's in Scarsdale yesterday...not 100% sure..calll ahead.

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            PJPasta RE: BAFU May 18, 2009 06:07 PM

            What about Chef Central? I bought the chocolate log things you put in croisssants during a disastrous attempt at making pain au chocolat at home once...

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              roxlet RE: PJPasta May 18, 2009 06:30 PM

              I'm prety sure I've never seen them there. From what I've seen there, they have a very limited number of very commercial baking ingredients, mostly by Wilton. I have gotten Valrhona discs by etail from Surfas, but I would double check Whole Foods first.

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            Jon1856 RE: pabboy May 18, 2009 08:16 PM

            For some reason I think I have seen them, or at least a bar by that company, at Trader Joe's-maybe worth a visit or at least a call.

            I do not recall ever seeing them at Chef Central but stock there does change.

            Plenty of places to buy them on-line-I looked will checking home site for any details on retail stores.

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              pabboy RE: pabboy Jun 1, 2009 06:30 PM

              I found them at Whole Foods in WP. Thanks for everyone's input!!!

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