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'rhonda kave' on Serious Eats
Rhonda Kave and her company, Roni-Sue's Chocolates, are a mainstay in the New York food scene, with quirky offerings like the chocolate-covered bacon she calls Pig Candy, a wide selection of classic truffles, and a line of caramel products made with Brooklyn Brewery beer and Martin's pretzels. She does all of the candy production out of her storefront in the Essex Street Market, but her latest venture is taking her a bit farther afield: to Belize. A partner in Moho Cocoa, Kave has recently made the switch to single-origin chocolate for all of her products.
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