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“chocolate shop”(24 reviews)
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Taste the sweeter side of the Revolution! Visitors will be able to touch, taste, smell, and experience 18th-century chocolate as it was enjoyed by some of Boston’s most famous Revolutionary-era patriots. This experience, the only of its kind in New...more
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21 Unity St, Boston, MA 02113-1315
North End
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This was a nice little walk through. I enjoyed the demonstration and seeing the historical information. I wouldn’t go far out of my way but definitely stop if you are visiting the old church.
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Capt Jackson's is right behind the Old North Church, and specializes in a few items related to chocolate, and how the early Americans liked their chocolate (spiced, not very sweet, and drinkable). You get a small sample of what it tasted like, which was pretty good - not sugary
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Benjamin Clough built his house between 1712 and 1722 (it's a little fuzzy as to exactly when) but it's claim to fame is that it is one of (if not the only) surviving residential buildings from that era. Today, the ground floor is the only place open for the chocolate
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It was an informative demonstration of chocolate making in colonial times with small samples. The place is small and demo is short.
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All very olde worlde and interesting if you like watching someone make chocolate the olde worlde way. Whether it's worth staying to watch is another matter
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