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feasternyc Aug 10, 2012 12:38 PM

HI- looking for a gift for someone who loves high-end European-style chocolate, but old school stuff, ie, nothing with chili peppers or bacon in it....(so, not liddabit, vosges, etc) What's the best here? Neuhaus? Teuscher? Maison du Chocolat?

Thanks...

  1. alkonost Aug 19, 2012 11:25 PM

    Teuscher... Love the champagne truffles.

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      Pookipichu Aug 13, 2012 07:42 AM

      Kee's champagne truffles, thompson truffle, mousse truffle, hazelnut praline, cherry cordial are all classic flavors and the execution is better than Neuhaus, Teuscher and Maison du Chocolat in my opinion. The chocolate is smooth, ingredients impeccably fresh and the shell is delicate.

      1. Winterpool Aug 11, 2012 07:33 AM

        Not a terribly original choice, and they are an international chain at this point, but Maison du Chocolat truffles are what convinced me it was acceptable to give women chocolates on St Valentine's...

        1. Toot Aug 10, 2012 01:27 PM

          Maison du Chocolat no doubt, at least for me :)

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            chervil9 Aug 11, 2012 06:45 AM

            Teuscher is my hands down favorite. The quality of the chocolate is supreme.

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            kathryn Aug 10, 2012 01:25 PM

            Is Kee's too "out there" for the recipient? If so, then La Maison du Chocolat. But I think it depends what you're looking for. Ganache center or other filling?

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