saving wrappers to wallpaper my house

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I’m a sucker for pretty packaging. Colors, fonts, hidden pictures, oooohhhhyesssssiwant!!!! But you know what sucks? When the packaging is better than the actual product. But you know what I don’t write about here? Products that suck.

And so: Compartes. Their chocolate bar packaging is AMAZING. Like I really do actually want to wallpaper my house with it, or at least get some prints made into upholstery fabric (or dress fabric, or both).

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Then they print on their truffles, and you think, “um, is something that looks like a Crayola mosaic safe to eat?” Answer: yes. Plus they look so pretty when you arrange them in a gift (to yourself) box! Each truffle is a bright bite packed with flavor. Blueberry rhubarb, peach rosemary, date walnut, peanut honey salt, cucumber honeydew, etc etc etc forever and ever (changing seasonally).

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But don’t think all this hooha is there to mask a subpar foundation. Compartes chocolate is amazing on its own, sans stuff. Milk, white or darkest of dark, covering dipped fruit (oranges! apricots!) or in a bar – it is always smooth, perfectly tempered, subtly complex. Then combined with interesting flavors for any/all preferences?  Boom. (even usually blah/baby palate white gets some fancy treatment à la strawberry pepper or apple pie!)

You know how you’ve/I’ve thought/said out loud, “no one understands me like chocolate…chocolate is the friend that never lets me down…” right? right??? Well, this time I really mean it, because:

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Come on. It’s like Compartes is living in my head. Gems, whisky, gold. And chocolate. This handful basically sums up my life. Oh, and ps: did you think the pretty stopped at the label? Nope. This. Is. The. Chocolate. This. Is. The. Part. You. Eat.:

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And then this is the part you gift at a bachelorette party:

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FYI:

  • if you can’t get yourself to LA, you can spring for some $$ shipping and order online
  • the Donuts & Coffee bar is made using Primo’s Donuts!
  • the Tortilla Chips & Cayenne bar is MUY picante – not for the faint of mouth

 

Compartes Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

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