Tosca Brings Foie Gras and Mars Bars Together At Last

Here comes the “foie choco candy bar.”
Tosca Brings Foie Gras and Mars Bars Together At Last
Mars Bars meets goose liver at Tosca. Photograph courtesy of Tosca.

Restaurants are all about making crazy cold treats for summer—have you seen the Upwich?—but Tosca is taking things to the next level with their new dessert: the “foie choco candy bar.”

New-ish chef Matteo Venini riffed on his favorite grocery store candy, the Mars Bar, for the confection. Nougat is swapped out for cold foie gras mousse, which is covered in dark chocolate, salted caramel, and Marcona almonds. Those looking to try the foie-bar shouldn’t expect penny candy—the dessert comes as part of the eight-course, $125-plus chef’s table. Advanced reservations are required.

This isn’t the first time Washington chefs have sweetened up goose liver. We’ve seen everything from foie gras “fig newtons” at Seasonal Pantry, to Rose’s Luxry‘s foie gras French toast, and waffles topped with the offal-y stuff and sauternes syrup from Marcel’s.

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Anna Spiegel
Food Editor

Anna Spiegel covers the dining and drinking scene in her native DC. Prior to joining Washingtonian in 2010, she attended the French Culinary Institute and Columbia University’s MFA program in New York, and held various cooking and writing positions in NYC and in St. John, US Virgin Islands.