Choco-Porn, Courtesy of Oak Cliff's CocoAndre

Choco-Porn, Courtesy of Oak Cliff's CocoAndre
Photos by foodbitch

In a tiny space on Davis Street in Oak Cliff, you can find CocoAndré Chocolatier. And if you do happen to find it, you'll discover something special: a passionate chocolatier with a particularly interesting story about a rediscovered chocolate once thought to be extinct.

On this particular day, Andrea Pedraza presented me with her Fortunato No. 4 Truffle and Fortunato No. 4 Chocolate Bar, along with a Fortunato No. 4 Macaron from Samantha Rush of Rush Patisserie. She told me the chocolate would be nutty, floral and pure. It was, with sea salt sitting atop the truffle a bit of cream inside:

Choco-Porn, Courtesy of Oak Cliff's CocoAndre

Then the bar: pure chocolate that really let the nutty flavor emerge:

Choco-Porn, Courtesy of Oak Cliff's CocoAndre

And finally the Macaron, my favorite. It was crispy, chewy, sweet and perfect:

Choco-Porn, Courtesy of Oak Cliff's CocoAndre

CocoAndre and Rush Patisserie are both the first exclusive Texas carriers of this Pure Nacional Cacao, as of yesterday in fact, so you won't get this bliss anywhere else.


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