Mouthpiece

Eat, Drink And Be indie: Tasty Recipes, Inspiring Maker Stories & Exclusives Served Daily

New York Times’ Florence Fabricant On Veruca's Chocolate Spider Webs

Photo: Courtesy of Tony Cenicola/The New York Times

Florence Fabricant, longtime Mouth fan and food critic for The New York Times, has been charmed by the beautiful, creepy crawly Chocolate Spider Webs made by Veruca Chocolates in Chicago, Illinois. 

Just one bite and you’re trapped — you may have to finish an entire one of these smart, generous treats. The four-inch chocolate webs, complete with spider, are fashioned by Veruca Chocolates in Chicago and come three flavors to the box. Gilded dark chocolate is tangy with sea salt, milk chocolate is brushed with silver and studded with crunchy candied bits, and caramelized white chocolate has salt and cacao nibs throughout.

Our friends at Veruca Chocolates have immortalized the itsy, bitsy spider in scary-good chocolate bars – and oh, the webs they weave!

Each box contains a trifecta of addictive arachnids to make your skin crawl, in the good, goosebumps kind of way: smooth, silver-shimmering milk chocolate; gold-gilded 64% dark chocolate with crunchy salt flakes; and caramelized white chocolate with cacoa nibs and sea salt.

One bite, we’re sure, will make your head spin.

Happy Halloween!

Article index

  • These 2 Mezcals Are Better Than 15-Year-Old Single Malt Scotch

    Destileria Sánchez is making some of the best mezcals we’ve come across. Uno mas lima, por favor.

    Read more
  • Meet The Snow Cap, The Coziest Cocktail Ever

    Go froth yourself.

    Read more
  • Snacks So Good, You’ll Want To Netflix And *Actually* Chill

    It's Oscar season, and our party snacks are red carpet ready.

    Read more
  • Woo Hoo! 6 Mouth Makers Are 2017 James Beard Award Semifinalists!

    A huge congratulations to six of our Mouth-watering indie makers for being 2017 James Beard Award semifinalists!

    Read more
  • Next