If you love chocolate, tour the world of the popular confection Wednesday at the Perrot Memorial Library with noted food writer Francine Segan.
The author of Opera Lovers Cookbook, Segan is a regular guest on radio and TVs Discovery, History and Food Network channels. She has lectured on topics ranging from the dining customs of Ancient Greece to how to taste chocolate before such organizations as the Smithsonian Museum, 92nd Street Y, Museum of Natural History, New York Chocolate Show and the New York Times Travel Show.
Segans library talk will follow chocolates journey from its New World origins to Europe and to its current status as a beloved global treat. Segan will explain how chocolate is transformed from bean to bar and discuss the various types of fine chocolate.
The event takes place at 7:30 p.m. at the library, 90 Sound Beach Ave. in Old Greenwich. The chocolate tasting will be limited to the first 75 people to arrive, so get there early. For more information call (203) 637-1066.
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