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hot spots for chocolate

Food — By nellyparaskevopoulou on February 19, 2012 at 2:50 pm

Martha’s chocolate creations are exquisite and unique, ideal for gifts or for satisfying your craving for the ultimate sweet taste. At her three shops, in Kolonaki, Kifisia and Neo Psychico, choose your favorite amongst 100 different chocolate flavors and variations, pralines, chocolate covered fruit, bitter chocolate, or sugar free chocolate. Other specialties include dried and caramelized fruit, almonds or pistachio with honey and sesame seeds and many more mouthwatering delicacies. www.marthas.gr

Aristokratikon is one of the oldest chocolateries in Athens, a family business famous since 1928, considered the non plus ultra chocolate experience. Very near Syntagma, on Voulis 7, and also in Kifisia, the tasteful packaging competes with the remarkable taste and variety. Truffles and pralines, dried fruit, candies and marzipan, crunchy or creamy, designs for all seasons, made with high quality ingredients, each creation is a jewel to cherish aesthetically. www.aristokratikon.gr

Le Chocolat, with two shops near Syntagma,  Karageorgi Servias and Voulis 14, and Karageorgi Servias  3, and one in Kifisia, is a magic world for chocolate lovers, specializing in design and taste. Belgian chocolate, Michel Cluizel, Varlhona, artistic compositions and special ideas for birthdays, valentines, weddings. It is hard to choose among the many varieties: fresh creams, wafers, pralines with caramel, bitter moka, chocolate almond dragees. www.chocolat.com.gr

Troufa Chocolate Bar opened not so long ago in the suburb of Nea Erithrea, on Harilaou Trikoupi 146 and since then has made a name for itself. Beautifully wrapped handmade chocolates in flavors from around the world, which customers can actually watch in the making, before making their selection. Freshly made with carefully selected ingredients,  these utterly sublime chocolates are considered a veritable fashion/gourmet  statement. tel. 210 8000950 facebook group  www.facebook.com/pages/Troufa-Chocolate-Bar/175972592425271

Max Perry Chocolates, with 21 shops in Athens and one in Crete, is a high end chocolate boutique with exquisite taste. Try the mouthwatering ‘nouvelle’ (open chocolates filled with marzipan, fruit, or mousse), the melt in the mouth pralines, or the patisserie series based on chocolate variations : tsoureki (soft masticha flavored cake) filled with chocolate or chestnut and covered in white or bitter chocolate, the brownies, the brioches. Check out their avant garde fashion pastry event on http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7uzCEGeR8AA

www.maxperrychocolates.gr

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