I arrived in Brussels with a half empty suitcase, a few dozen Euros and a mission: to scour the Belgian capital for the best chocolate money could buy and to fill my suitcase with the rich, creamy fruits of my labor.
With dozens of shops, workshops, tastings and an even an entire museum devoted to chocolate, however, Brussels can be a bit overwhelming— even for serious chocoholics. As it does with most things, the city takes its culinary delights seriously. Beers are served in proper glasses, ice cream parlors come with multi-paged menus and chocolates (at least the good ones) are made with 100% cocoa butter; this is what makes the Belgian truffle or “praline” so special […]
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