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Five favorite destinations for chocolate lovers
For those of us who’ve been bitten by the chocolate bug, this is serious business — even globe-spanning. From the cacao tree’s original home in South America, its seeds have spread far and wide, used in everything from facial masks to fried chicken (really, don’t click that). There must be as many different ways to enjoy chocolate as there are cities in the world, with unique traditions sprouting up everywhere people have taken their first nibble of a rich mousse or a sticky brigadeiro, their first sip of a frosty chocolate shake or a steaming Swedish white choklad.
Here are our five favorite ports of call dedicated to the dark, bittersweet truth: Chocolate rocks.
— Grant Balfour
Photos: Everjean from Antwerp, Belgium; Paolo Piscolla; RF; Xavi Talleda; nsaum75