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Chocolate as the affordable indulgence during bad times

The Los Angeles Times reports on a Great Recession phenomenon in exotic New York City: tours of Manhattan gourmet chocolate shops where a box of candy may cost $50.  Moneyed chocolate lovers consider this an affordable indulgence at a time when they otherwise are economizing.  For more, see here.

Posted by David Fahey on January 5, 2010 at 04:41 PM in Chocolate | Permalink