The best bar of chocolate in the world? Good & Evil isn't just any candy bar. It's the most anticipated bar of chocolate in years, and the brainchild of a trifecta of top chefs. It's also $18.
Is any candy, even the filet mignon of candy, worth that price? We tried it and found out…but more on that later.
On Friday, Christopher Curtin, chocolatier and owner of Éclat Chocolate, released Good & Evil, a bar he created with culinary-rock-stars-turned-TV-stars Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert. Availble for order at Eclat's website and select specialty stores around the country, the bar has been the subject of speculation on foodie sites for weeks. What ingredients will make it both good and evil? Habanero chilies? Chunks of sea salt? Zaatar and rhubarb?
None of the above. It's simply 72% percent cacao dark chocolate speckled with white and purple cacao nibs. Of course, that cacao is some of the rarest and most flavorful in the world.
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The story goes that Ripert and Curtin traveled to