1st chocolate shop opened @London in 1657. White's and the Garrick, got their start as chocolate houses. 16th and 17th C Jews who escaped persecution in Spain, brought *Chocolate to @Paris@Amsterdam Swiss 1819 made bars. Still obscure in US 1893.
*Chocolate pot *Chocolate remained secret in Spain til 1615 *PhilipIII daughter, 14, married *LouisXIII@Paris 1000s of 18th century slaves in South & Central America. Disease led to Dutch East Indies plantations 1778 & African plantations 1822