Sunday, May 16, 2010

ChocolateBet: May 14, 2010

Chocolate(s) of the Day:
6-piece box
Modern Dwellers Chocolate Lounge
1.) Salmon Surprise truffle - Very Good +
2.) Anochovy Amour - Very Good
3.) Indian Bop - Very Good + - Yum
4.) Tokyo Tango - Very Good+
5.) The Berbere - Very Good
6.) Romantic Rose - Very Good
Weight: 2.4 oz. (69 g.) (estimate)
Calories: 365 calories
Cost: $16.80 (estimate)
Purchased from: Modern Dwellers Chocolate Lounge, in downtown Anchorage, Alaska

Modern Dwellers Chocolate Lounge offered attractive and unique truffles, with artfully blended flavors and textures from Alaska. I was really looking forward to trying the salmon truffle in particular, and I was not disappointed. For those who enjoy mixing salty or smoky flavors with chocolate, I recommend this one. The anchovy truffle was a beautiful irridescent blue and topped with a crunchy little fish (pictured at right). I enjoyed the Indian Bop very much. The Tokyo Tango had just the right amount of ginger, nori, and wasabi nose burn for my taste; but then I like wasabi. The Romantic Rose flavoring was almost too subtle, but eating it after two truffles with stronger flavors probably didn't help this fact.
Note: Entry details and photographs will be delayed due to travel in Alaska this week.

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