Ten Delectable Chocolate Treats That Defy Expectation

From the utterly odd to the refreshingly simple, welcome variations on standard issue bars

We believe chocolate goods can be assessed by a succinct set of criteria: the amount of ingredients they employ, which state of cacao they use as their basis, and the inventiveness of the accoutrements. While chocolate purveyors adhering to fair trade certifications and committing only to all-natural ingredients and no additives, used to be few and far between, those that impress with quality and conscience …

Word of Mouth: Kelowna

Organic farms, sustainable vineyards and the restaurants making the most of their yields in this scenic British Columbia community

Situated along the pristine waters of Okanagan Lake at the foot of a range of mountains is the city of Kelowna, a microcosm of all that British Columbia’s agriculturally rich Okanagan Valley has to offer. The region is considered to be Canada’s answer to Napa and vineyards abound throughout the valley, which runs from the 50th parallel down to the 49th, where the Canada and …

Youngs Farm Jams

Fresh fruit spreads now selling from Project No. 8's newly redesigned online shop

Fresh in at NYC concept shop Project No. 8 is an assortment of mouthwatering jams from Long Island’s Youngs Farm. The family-run farm, founded in 1892, is known among New Yorkers for its homemade pies made from a seasonal bounty of fruit—and the jams are no less delectable. The selection includes classics like blueberry, strawberry and peach, as well as less common concoctions like rosemary, …