Counterfeit olive oil ring busted in New Jersey! Yes it's true - some unscrupulous folks were trying to pass off soy bean oil as olive oil. The "switch" is worth about $100,000! If you are going to counterfeit olive oil at least try to pass off real olive oil from Greece or somewhere else as Tuscan; at least it's the same plant!
What better way to celebrate Valentine's Day then by talking to a chocolate sommelier. The Guys welcome Conrad Miller, Chocolate Sommelier at famed French Chocolatier Michel Cluizel's New York outpost in The Flatiron District. Chocolate sommelier?? You betcha! The Guys have a fascinating conversation with Conrad about all things chocolate and his chocolate tasting at the "Chocolate Bar" at Cluizel.
If you are looking to buy quality chocolate Conrad suggests you look at the ingredients listed on the label. Dark chocolate should only have four ingredients: Cocoa paste, cocoa butter, sugar and vanilla (add milk for milk chocolate). If you are in the New York area you should make a reservation at Chocolat Michel Cluizel. If not - they do ship!
Podcast Date: 2/22/2006