In the 2000 movie "Chocolat," the sensual side of cocoa is a major plot component. Vianne Rocher and her daughter open a chocolate shop in a conservative French town that doesn't take kindly to the new arrivals and their decadent business -- especially since the shop's opening coincides with Lent. The town, and most of all its mayor, see the whole operation as sinful. Gradually, though, Rocher's caring nature and gastronomical goodies win over the hearts of most everyone, including new arrival Roux, played by Johnny Depp.
We'll be sticking around in France for the next one, sampling gourmet delicacies from the culinary capital of the world.