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Monday, October 17, 2011

Poco Dolce Brings Out a New Pan-Holiday Chocolate

Posted By on Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 9:00 AM


Poco Dolce, San Francisco's dedicated masons of chocolate and salt "tiles,"

are launching a new flavor for the fall and winter holidays: cranberry pumpkin seed.

The base-line tile of bittersweet chocolate and gray sea salt continues to deliver the bulk of the enjoyment, but the bright-red burst of dried cranberries is a pleasant surprise when you bite into one. The pumpkin seeds add a touch of texture and a muted flavor. You'll find the Poco Dolce tiles a local, more mellow version of Ritter Sport's nut and raisin bars. They carry forward the chocolate company's "mission to stay on the savory side of sweet."

The early stores to carry the new flavor: Cheese Plus, Avedano's, Blue Fog Market, and Whole Foods Market (Potrero Hill) in San Francisco, Country Cheese in Berkeley, and of course at Poco Dolce's retail store in Dogpatch. A box of eight tiles retails for $18.

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