People need a recession buster that will help them savor each day. Great chocolate is part of a good stimulus package, and it's also good for your heart during times of stress. We hope the Obama menu includes this as a daily selection.
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 14, 2009
TasteTV announces that its national Chocolate Stimulus Plan is spotlighting in a new book and chocolate show some of the only people who are guaranteed to lift the spirits of America. These people are the premium and artisan chocolatiers.
The new TasteTV book, The CHOCOLATE GUIDE - Eastern Edition, is the ultimate East Coast foodie tour, featuring chocolate spots ranging from mom-and-pop stores to upscale chocolateries & boutiques. The locations span the East Coast, as well as include Chicago, Ohio, and Pennsyvlania. The upcoming TasteTV chocolate event is the 3rd Annual San Francisco International Chocolate Salon, on March 21st, the premier West Coast chocolate experience with over 50 top chocolatiers, confectioners and wineries.
The CHOCOLATE GUIDE, Eastern Edition, includes abundant photos, informative profiles of chocolatiers and shops, and tips on local chocolate information that make this a stimulating book on regional chocolate. Sample pages from the Chocolate Guide can be seen on Amazon.com, and on http://www.TasteTV.com.
Says founder, A.K. Crump, "People need a recession buster that will help them savor each day. Great chocolate is part of a good stimulus package, and it's also good for your heart during times of stress. We hope the Obama menu includes this as a daily selection."
For East Coast stimulus just in time for Valentine's Day, the featured chocolatiers in the guidebook are listed by region:
Southeast - Chocolaterie Wanders, Divine Chocolate, Romanicos Chocolate, Cocoa Mill Chocolate Company, and Peterbrooke Chocolatier.
Northeast & New England - Beacon Hill Chocolates, The Chocolate Truffle, Dean'sSweets, Hauser Chocolatier, Lake Champlain Chocolates, Rex's Outrageous, Unbridled Chocolates, and Sweet on Vermont Artisan Confections.
Pennsylvania - Asher's Chocolates, Dorothy's Candies, and Naked Chocolate Cafe.
New York, New Jersey & Connecticut - Adevi Chocolates, Alison Nelson's Chocolate Bar, Anna Shea Chocolates, Charbonnel et Walker, Christopher Norman Chocolates, Divalicious Chocolate, Knipschildt Chocolatier, Life by Chocolate, MarieBelle New York, Martine's Chocolates, Oliver Kita, Painter Girl Chocolates, Roni-Sue's, and VERE.
Chicago, Ohio, & Indiana - Chocolate Gourmet, Confection Diva, Cyndy's Sweet Treats, DeBrand Fine Chocolates, Fantasy Candies, Mayana Chocolate, rr Chocolat, and Vosges Haut Chocolat.
For West Coast stimulus, the Third Annual San Francisco International CHOCOLATE SALON participants include over 50 chocolatiers, confectioners, wineries and other culinary artisans, such as: Amano Artisan Chocolate, Jade Chocolates, Coco-luxe Confections, Sacred Chocolate, Guittard Chocolate Company, Saratoga Chocolates, Marti Chocolatt, The Tea Room chocolate, Ghirardelli Chocolate Company, Poco Dolce, Coco Delice Fine Chocolates, Chocoholics Divine Desserts, The San Francisco Chocolate Factory, Schoggi, Rushburn Toffee Company, Choclatique, TCHO, Neo Cocoa, Kikas Treats, CJ's Bitz, Edible Love Chocolates, Sterling Confections, Happy Chocolates, Jeanne's Fudge, Vermeer Dutch Chocolate Cream Liqueur, Quady Winery, Sol Rouge Winery, VIE Winery, Akaroa Winery, Gus Soda, Loft Organic Liqueurs, Rigolo Cafe, Le Creuset, Swissmar, Putumayo World Music, Chocolate Television and TasteTV, and many more. (http://www.SFChocolateSalon.com)