Valentine's Day Chocolate at La Perla
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La Perla – 803 Madison Avenue – Master Chocolate Demo & Shopping Event, Saturday, 2/11 @ 2-5 PM Sampling at other locations: 93 Greene Street (Soho) 425 West 14th Street (Meatpacking District
Perugina, known world-wide for its iconic Baci line and its commitment to the art of creating only the highest quality confections, announces the continuation of its “Baci Perugina Loves New York” campaign, with special shopping events and activities, just in time for Valentine’s Day. The program features alliances with Italian brands throughout the city, representing a variety of cultural touchpoints including food, fashion, culture and design, who will be hosting Baci tastings and offering complimentary gifts from Perugina.
The Perugina story is ripe with legend, tradition and romance. Best known for the iconic Baci line, Perugina confections are produced in the central Italian region of Umbria in the hill town of Perugia - the historic home of St. Valentine. As a result, it is only fitting that Baci, which means "kisses" in Italian, remains the company's signature confection. With a real love affair at the heart of its creation, almost 90 years ago, each Baci still contains a special message of love that hugs each individual confection. Crafted from only the finest chocolate and using the coveted original recipe, Baci feature a silky, dark chocolate exterior that envelopes gianduia, a sensuous whipped chocolate filling blended with finely chopped hazelnuts, then topped with a whole hazelnut