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Dark Chocolate at Fastachi, Watertown?

opinionatedchef May 20, 2011 10:04 PM

Does anyone know what brand dark chocolate they use to make their barks and covered nuts at this spot? and what % it is? Thanks much.

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Fastachi
598 Mount Auburn Street, Watertown, MA 02472

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  1. okra RE: opinionatedchef May 21, 2011 06:11 AM

    You already called them, right?

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      opinionatedchef RE: okra May 22, 2011 08:50 AM

      mochiro, bien sur, claro, certo.

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        okra RE: opinionatedchef May 22, 2011 11:03 AM

        and they told you... what? :)

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      retrofabulousity RE: opinionatedchef Jan 18, 2012 09:33 AM

      Just happened to see this...it is EH Chocolates from Somerville...sold also at Formaggio. I like what I have tried quite a bit.

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        opinionatedchef RE: retrofabulousity Jan 20, 2012 12:29 AM

        cool; i'll have to try some covered nuts. th you.

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          opinionatedchef RE: retrofabulousity Jan 20, 2012 01:44 PM

          hmmm. well, the only choco covered nuts (aside from peanuts) that they have- are made elsewhere, Copper something, and are pistachios. unknown %. So maybe it's the bittersweet 72% bark that they use the EH chocolate for.If so, good for them! but i was hoping to find dark choco 72%-covered hazelnuts.Will have to try those pistachios.

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            galleygirl RE: retrofabulousity Feb 1, 2012 01:49 PM

            Actually, although they sell EH chocolates at Fastachi, (and they are melt in your mouth smooth...), their chocolate isn't the one that Susan uses to make her barks....I checked. And I was forced to try the EH chocolates, just to make sure...;)

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              retrofabulousity RE: galleygirl Feb 1, 2012 02:09 PM

              Are you sure? I asked at Fastachi and was told their chocolate came from EH period....

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                galleygirl RE: retrofabulousity Feb 1, 2012 02:31 PM

                Yep, positive, from Susan, the owner, who mixes it up...They sell EH-made chocolates, among others, but that's not what they use for the barks....

          2. galleygirl RE: opinionatedchef Jan 18, 2012 09:47 AM

            It's a proprietary mix, and Susan, the mixer, won't tell!

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