Café Chocopologie Offers New Tasting Events

Amy Kundrat
Café Chocopologie is teaming up with chocolate guru Clay Gordon, author of Discover Chocolate as well as the man behind the site The Chocolate Life, to create a new series of sophisticated events designed to entice serious foodies and chocoholics to the South Norwalk Café and retail outpost of Knipschildt Chocolatier.  

Aiming to offer an experience beyond the usual wine dinner, Chocopologie's series of events combine intriguing pairings of chocolate, spirits and food. The first came in April as a five-part pairing of scotch and chocolates pairing Knipschildt chocolates with five single malt Scotches. The next events sounds even better, so be sure to clear your calendar and make a reservations at 203.854.4754.

May 10: Sophisticated Pairings 101: Beer, Cheese, Chocolate 

This event will feature five beers, five chocolates, and five cheeses and focus on helping participants understand how and why food pairings actually work through a series of exercises that participants can easily learn and use on their own. Price is $65/person ($60 if you attended the April Single-Malt pairing). Here is a sneak peek of the menu: 
Stout: Guinness; Lager: Samuel Adams Lager; Belgian Lambic: Lindeman’s Peche; Saison: Brasserie Dupont – Saison Farmhouse Ale; Wheat: Blue Moon – Belgian White Ale
Cheeses: Fleur Verte (goat); Quebec 2001 Cheddar (aged 10 years); Tomme de Savoie; Colston-Basset Stilton
Chocolates: Peach Lambic Caramel Ganache (house-made); White chocolate w/ goat cheese; Bonnat Haiti; Grand Place (x2 Vietnamese origin, milk, dark)
June 14: Chocolate & Dessert Buffet or "everything you always wanted to know about chocolate but were afraid to ask."

July 12: Sophisticated Pairings 201: Wine, Cheese, Chocolate

August 9: A Trip to the Carribean: Chocolate and Rums

Chocopologie is located at 12 South Main Street in South Norwalk. If you're still hungry for more Chocopolgie, check out this recent trip and truffle recipe and Fritz Knipschildt's Clarke Culinary Showroom classes.