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Divine Visions of Chocolate?

Several years ago, on a trip to Niagara Falls on the United States side, I came across this church:

 

Chocolate Church, Niagara Falls, NY

In case it wasn’t evident from the first photograph. Here is another one that shows the board outside the church more clearly:

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A quick google search produced nothing illuminating about this chocolate themed church. I found it so fascinating, I had to stop and take a photograph!

Recently, however, a visitor (thanks Jeannette!) commented on an earlier version of this blog post and shared a link to a 2011 article about this church. Apparently, it was sold to a company that plans to convert it into a chocolate factory and museum. I have no idea if this plan has indeed been put into effect. Here is a link to the article:

https://www.niagara-gazette.com/news/local_news/sweet-sale-for-lebanon/article_4c8f0d75-dc13-54a3-a346-b4937a328899.html

By Megha Jandhyala

Megha Jandhyala has a Doctorate in law, with her academic work focusing on the intersections between law, culture, and development. She now spends her time tasting and writing about food and wine. She is passionate about wines from all over the world, but she is especially interested in emerging wine regions like Valle de Guadalupe and Coahuila in Mexico and Nashik in India. She explores the relationship between wine and food in her writing, with a focus on cuisine from the Indian subcontinent. She hopes to highlight the ways in which wine and different expressions of South Asian regional cuisine can enhance one another, sparking new conversations in the process.

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