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Xocolatl de David's Chicharron Chocolate

Would You Buy Chicharron Chocolate?

Chocolate bacon bars are so 2008. And barbecue sauce-flavored truffles? Those are so two weeks ago. Meet the newest candy to hit the shelves: Xocolatl de David's Chicharrón Chocolate Bar. Portland, OR-based chocolatier David Briggs has taken his 68 percent Bolivian cacao chocolate and studded it with pieces of fried pork rinds, or chicharrones, for a cheese-puff-like crunch and a slightly porky smokiness. The bars were made in a limited quantity in anticipation of Cochon 555; only 60 bars were sold at San Francisco chocolate shop Fog City News. Fellow Sugar staffer Sabs was lucky enough to nab one. I tried a bite and thought it was a wonderful idea, but I found myself wanting more chicharrón. How appealing does the combination sound to you?

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AmberHoney AmberHoney 7 years
Yes sirree! Also, glad to see you changed your outfit Yum.
partysugar partysugar 7 years
I tried this and was disappointed.
Bettye-Wayne Bettye-Wayne 7 years
I don't like pork rinds... so no thank you.
fuzzles fuzzles 7 years
Bring on the :@) candy! *opens mouth and points*
sabs sabs 7 years
the chocolate was fantastic, but it overpowered the chicharrones. next time more pig please!
lisabarn lisabarn 7 years
Already ate 2 of these, so d**m good!!!!!
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