Welcome to Chocolate Town, U.S.A.


I don’t remember where the idea came from. Probably some online cooking show, or maybe an article in a trade magazine, of putting together an “all chocolate” dinner. It was an idea that I later offered up a new take on at Casa SaltShaker, more than once.

Welcome to Chocolate Town, U.S.A.
Cacao Theobroma

Bean of a Thousand Guises

Act I
Aztec Chocolate Soup with Duck Liver Toast

N.V. Domaine Chandon Blanc de Noirs

Act II
Spiced Bay Scallop Napoleon with a
Cabernet & Chocolate Reduction

1990 Querbach Riesling Spätlese

Rabbit Braised in Chocolate & Port Sauce

1992 Leasingham Domaine Cabernet Sauvignon Malbec

Act IV
White Chocolate Sorbet, Fresh Strawberries,
Pineapple-Ginger Syrup

1991 Ridge Zinfandel Essence

Act V

Chocolate Sin


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