Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Toronto: MoRoCo Chocolat

coocoo for cocoa

This cute haven is hidden in the courtyard between Cumberland and Yorkville. I like to escape on their patio in the warmer months. There’s something fabulous about being surrounded by pristine white and royal purple while snacking on The S’mores. Oui, the s’mores,; these babies are indulgent and ingenious.

The lounge is dark, rich and masculine, while the boutique is reminiscent of the feminine airy patio. I suppose it’s the best of both worlds.

MoRoCo was one of the first to jump on the macaroon bandwagon that infiltrated Toronto about 6 months ago. They’re no Ladurée, but they’re still yummy. Their focus is otherwise obviously on chocolate and they have a boutique offering different handmade truffles, etc. I personally don’t enjoy the food, but I do like the sweets, especially their trio of crème brulées.

It’s an ideal place for you and your girls to get a sugar fix before heading off to Anthropologie or Augustina. That is indeed a random shout-out to two of my favourite stores.

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  1. I prefer La Maison du Macaron in Montreal. More cakey.

    Those macarons at Moroco were too chewy and candy-like.

    Laduree was just tasteless, like whipped cream

  2. Ohhh...I'll try La Maison in January while I'm in Montreal! Thanks.


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