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Dec 13, 2010 09:18 AM

Chocolate Covered Bacon in the lower mainland?

Does anyone know where to find chocolate covered bacon in Vancouver, Surrey, Richmond etc?

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  1. I know this probably isn't the most ideal place to buy it, but I'm pretty certain I spied chocolate covered bacon at Chapters after perusing the children's lit section...

    1. Xoxolat Chocolaterie (2391 Burrard Street) carries a bar called the West Coast Breakfast -- chocolate with bacon and expresso beans. Not exactly chocolate covered bacon but close..

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      1. re: lunchslut

        Oh nice! I am gonna get myself some West Coast Breakfast!

        West Coast Cafe
        5142 Cordova Bay Rd, Victoria, BC V8Y2K5, CA

        1. re: Arwai82

          FWIW Xoxolat has another bar with bacon in it (Vosges, IIRC as well, though I don't recall being blown away by the porky goodness therein...

          1. re: grayelf

            Gourmet Warehouse sells the Vosges bars as well. Bacon comes in milk and dark chocolate. I bought a dark chocolate and was underwhelmed - the saltiness came through nicely but the bacon tasted burnt. Maybe its better in the milk version but the dark was just meh, IMO

            Gourmet Warehouse
            1340 E Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V5L, CA

            1. re: kinnickinnik

              With ya, kinnick, I had the milk choc version and it was underwhelming, though I don't recall it tasting burnt, just not really tasting of any bacon.

      2. There was a chocolate tasting at the Urban Fare in Coal Harbour last month, and chocolate-covered bacon was being sold at the time. I'm not sure if it's a regular product, but I'd suggest giving them a call.

        Also, Mink Chocolate Cafe used to have a bacon-flavoured creme-filled chocolate, you might want to check if they still carry that variety.

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        1. re: curlygirl13

          Oh! Awesome! Thank you curlygirl13.:)
          I will walk to Mink Chocolate tomorrow and check it out...
          I am craving for bacon+chocolate... especially on a cold day like today.

          1. re: Arwai82

            We had bacon & chocolate gelato at Bella the other week, also in that area. It was phenomenal.