Jacques Torres Chocolates, which has six locations spread from New York to Atlantic City, is finally available in L.A. for the first time. The chocolatier is currently popping up at an existing pop-up, taking cart-space at The Century City Westfield alongside House of Balsamic and Madame Chocolat, whose owner, Hasty Torres, is married to Jacques. The two are billing themselves as "Mr. and Mrs. Chocolate," with an accompanying selection of his and her chocolate boxes on offer here and at her Beverly Hills store. What other treats can sweet-teeth find here?
In addition, you can find hand-painted Santas, snowmen, bon bon arrangements, chocolate-covered Cheerios, and macadamia nuts. Just about the only thing they're not dousing in chocolate is House of Balsamic's vinegars. The pop-up is open at Westfield Century City from 9:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M. this week, and will stay up an extra hour next week.
Westfield Century City, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd. Century City.