Unusual Magazines Chocolate News
About the unusual magazine The Chocolate News, information on subscriptions, subjects, and samples.
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Subscription: Bimonthly; $9.95 per annum; P.O. Box 1745, F.D.R. Station, New York, N.Y. 10150; circulation figure not available.
Subject Matter: Subtitled "The World's Favorite Flavor Newsletter," Chocolate News deals with things chocolate--recipes, how-tos, tips on the latest items, trivia, and historical and service features for the chocolate lover. Printed on cocoa-colored stock scented like chocolate.
Sample Articles: "Mother Fudge"; "Interview: James Coco"; "Chocolate-Covered Cherry Cordials"; "Chocolate Aphrodisia."
Sample Materials: "Just picture a dainty French courtesan popping a chocolate bonbon between her freshly painted cherry lips. Chocolate smacks of luxury and decadence and sensual gratification carried, most often, to the brink of overindulgence. But does our favorite sweet deserve its reputation, or has chocolate, like so many other good things, derived its legendary power from sinful associations?"
"It is claimed that Christopher Columbus was the first European to encounter chocolate, when he arrived in Nicaragua in 1502. The natives were using the beans as currency and drinking chocolate as a common beverage."
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