The Brooklyn Paper

90 to watch in '09!

January 2, 2009 / News

By The Brooklyn Paper staff
The Brooklyn Paper

80. Jean-Fran├žois Bonnet: This chocolatier's Sunset Park factory, Tumbador Chocolate, just started selling its confections to the public for the first time - setting up an inevitable smackdown with the borough's bean burgomeister, Jacques Torres. Who will win the sweet, sweet showdown? Does it matter as long as we're eating chocolate?

October 7, 2006 / GO Brooklyn
Nosher's Nirvana

Over 50 exhibitors tempted foodies with bite-sized treats
By Tina Barry
The Brooklyn Paper

On the sweet side

Chef Benjamin Granger - who owns Bierkraft, a beer and gourmet provisions shop on Fifth Avenue in Park Slope - teamed up with chef Jean-Francois Bonnet of Tumbador Chocolates to present an unbeatable trio of ale, sharp cheese and one of the best chocolates I've ever tried: the Tumbador salted caramel. The candy's balance of bitter cocoa to salt is addictive.