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Harper Macaw Proudly Joins DC’s Emerging Food Scene

Harper Macaw Proudly Joins DC’s Emerging Food Scene

Washington DC has always been known for its history, politics, free museums and, of course, the Washington Monument. In short, it hasn’t always been considered as rousing as a larger city like New York or LA. Within the last ten years, however, it has become a destination not only for history-loving tourists, but for foodies from every stretch of the imagination. Where DC was once rife with steakhouses and power lunch spots, there are now a slew of restaurants from big name chefs like Daniel Boulud, David Chang, Wolfgang Puck, and Michael Mina. Not to mention the cultural diversity prevalent...

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Chocolate: Loved but Misunderstood

Chocolate: Loved but Misunderstood

Chocolate is one of the most loved but misunderstood food products. Compared to current knowledge within the coffee industry (growing, roasting, and brewing) it’s fair to say that we know little about chocolate and even less about cacao, the tree whose fruit is chocolate’s main ingredient. At Harper Macaw we are just starting our journey as chocolate makers and cocoa importers, and just like most other craft chocolate makers, we strive to not only make the best chocolate possible but to understand and positively impact our suppliers (cacao farmers). Along the way we wish to share our experiences with our...

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