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Chocolate-covered bacon (to buy)

Where in Toronto can I buy chocolate-covered bacon? I saw it for sale at the Winter Fair, but can't remember what the booth was. Any ideas?

Having a food gift exchange this xmas, and thought this would be a good item.

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  1. You can get Voges' bacon chocolate at McEwan's. There's bacon-toffee as well. That's about all I can think of though.

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      1. re: llafreniere

        Whole Foods should carry it. Pretty sure they carry Voges, just a question if they carry the bacon covered one.. I think I picked it up at their Oakville store in the past. At McEwans it was around $10 a bar. Forget how much at WF.

        1. re: ylsf

          Just to point out that the Vosges is bacon crumbs in a chocolate bar NOT chocolate covered bacon.

          1. re: estufarian

            Good point... Never seen chocolate covered bacon done "retail" though. There is a chocolate store downtown Oakville (Bernard Callebaut) that has a chocolate bar with bacon bits too : http://www.bernardcallebaut.com/users... . Likely outside of OPs distance to go for something like this but figured I would include it for other readers/future reference.

        2. re: llafreniere

          They also carry Voges chocolate bars at Summerhill Market.

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          Summerhill Market
          446 Summerhill Ave, Toronto, ON M4W, CA

      2. There's an article about chocolate-covered bacon strips in the Star today. This company in Connecticut ships to Canada http://www.newenglandcandyco.com/baco...

        I know you're looking for a Toronto-based retailer, but the hivemind's come up short today, so this might be the next best thing. And you won't have to negotiate slippery sidewalks online!

        1. Here is a link to the girl from the Royal Winter Fair who was selling it. Her name is Sherry Leverdingen she is from Kirkland Lake I think it said. http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/fednor-f... (the link is from Tony Clement's visit to the Royal and his tour through the Northern Ontario Pavilion.) Her business is called Sherry's Preserves.

          Hope this helps!!
          (I work for the Royal)

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          1. re: the hostess

            Thanks! I can't seem to find any contact information for her. Any ideas?

            1. re: llafreniere

              The wonders of google! :)

              Sherry's Gourmet Preserves

              43, McCamus Avenue
              Kirkland Lake (Ontario) P2N 2J8
              Telephone : 705 567-5676
              E-mail : sherrys@ntl.sympatico.ca

              1. re: TorontoJo

                Wow, I couldn't find anything when I googled. Thanks!

                1. re: llafreniere

                  I'm having Sherry mail me some. $3 each plus shipping.

                  1. re: llafreniere

                    Glad you found what you're looking for!

                    And just FYI, I followed the link "the hostess" provided above, read the caption, then searched on "sherry's preserves kirkland lake". I imagine if you just searched "sherrys preserves" it would have been harder to get a decent hit.

          2. "About Cheese" on Church Street between Wellesley and Alexander sells whole, intact bacon strips covered in chocolate. Delish. As we are regulars, they gave us some samples when they first introduced it there. Executive summary: Pig + chocolate = YUUUUUM.

            If you decide to go there, go hungry and order their grilled cheese pannini. It is TDF. I have them add some Niagara Prosciutto in the sammy. I don't think this requires any description. It truly speaks for itself. :-)

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            1. re: Mitzimouse

              Ooh that sounds good and central. Are they pre-packaged? I'm hoping to take it on a flight to BC

              1. re: Mitzimouse

                Just called About Cheese - they don't have any currently, but they'll think about doing it again in the summer :(