in The Savory Pantry
Love is in the air and Team Savory is ready to help you say "I LOVE YOU" in the most delicious way! Our shelves are overflowing with a wide assortment of chocolates and confections carefully chosen to wow your Valentine! Exquisitely boxed of Pink Champagne Truffles from London's Prestat, Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies from Italy, and an assortment of chocolate treats from Marich Confectionery are all in store and ready to give - or to indulge in on your own! Cocktail enthusiasts will not want to miss the Love Struck Bitters from The Hudson Standard. Be sure to browse our entire Valentine's Day Gift Guide, with MANY more delicious gifts from which to choose!
On Saturday, February 6th, Nathaniel Izard of Little Rock's Izard Chocolate will be sampling his exceptional bean-to-bar craft chocolate, and explaining all that goes in to making his exceptional confections. His decadent Dark Chocolate Bar with Icelandic Sea Salt has long been a favorite, and we'll be introducing his new truffle collection as well! Flavors include dark chocolate, raspberry, and our personal favorite, bourbon pecan.
Also on Saturday, our Saratoga store will be participating in the 2016 Chowderfest - one of our favorite Saratoga traditions! Stop by and warm up with a taste of Southwest Chicken Corn Chowder, prepared by our friends at The Hungry Spot!
As always, we'll be sampling MANY new finds and some tried and true favorites in both stores. So whether you're upstate or down South, stop on by - this promises to be a weekend of FUN!
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Whether you are looking for a special occasion gift or a glorious moment of self-indulgence, the exquisite handmade chocolates and truffles from London's Prestat answer the call in an exquisitely delicious way. Prestat, an English company with roots in France, is the proud holder of two Royal Warrants "by Appointment to her Majesty the Queen" as purveyors of luscious chocolate truffles and confections. Since its founding in 1902 by Antoine Dufoir, a French immigrant from a family of confectioners and chocolatiers, Prestat has enjoyed a loyal following from royalty and celebrities worldwide. The shop was also a favorite haunt of Roald Dahl, author of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory". It is only in recent years that these luxurious chocolates have made their way stateside.
Prestat survived changes in ownership and a move from its birthplace on South Molton Street to its current location at Princes Arcade just off London's Piccadilly, but it is under the ownership of Nick Crean and his half-brother Bill Keeling that the company has flourished...READ MORE >