Chocolate Shop

What Is the Difference Between a Truffle and a Bonbon?

If you walk into a fantastic chocolatier like Jacques Genin in Paris and ask for a truffle, they’ll point you to one particular type of sweet rolled in cocoa powder. But maybe you wanted the square...

Denver Gift Basket/Box Purveyors

by Taralli 4 months ago

Need Denver recommendations where to order a savory/sweet gift combo to include dark chocolate, olives, charcuterie (cheese, cured meat) up to $100 who deliver.

Godiva closing all North American shops...

by gutreactions 9 months ago

Another victim of the coronavirus pandemic. Godiva, the iconic Belgian chocolate maker, will be closing its 128 North American company stores in the U.S. and Canada. They will still maintain a pres...

Dandelion Chocolate on Valencia instant ordering/pick-up is open

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

"Beginning Friday, May 8th at 11am, the original Dandelion Chocolate at 740 Valencia Street will be offering a limited menu of drinks, pastries, and retail items via instant ordering from the sidew...

See's Candies suspending production

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

For only the second time in history, See's Candies has suspended production and shipping temporarily. The other stoppage was for World War II. https://www.sees.com/

See's Candies resumes production and reopens stores slowly

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

In time for Mother's Day, See's Candies started up production again with a reduced crew after a history-making closure due to the Covid-19 crisis. https://www.chowhound.com/post/sees-candies-suspe...

Chokola Bean to Bar | Taos, New Mexico

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

From Taos Pueblo https://www.chowhound.com/post/pueblo-bread-taos-pueblo-1087607 , I headed back to my hotel to check-out. But not before investigating the source of the early morning whiff of caca...

Mutari Chocolate: Bean-to-Bar Factory & Cafe in Santa Cruz

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Last fall, my brother and I stopped by Mutari Chocolate to wait out traffic. The factory-cafe smells absolutely wonderful when you step inside. We decided to share the Tasting Flight, $15, of sing...

Paris Sweet Shops/ Desserts

by dallarose23 3 years ago

I'm taking a trip to Paris in the fall and am seeking recommendations on the following: - Best shops for marshmallows - Favorite chocolate shops - Best place to have il flottante - Best place...

Freezing liqueur-filled chocolate bottles

by somervilleoldtimer 3 years ago

We have a surfeit of those tiny liqueur-filled chocolate bottles, wrapped in foil. Rather than gobbling them all down, I want to wrap them well and freeze them for next year. Will they survive su...

Alma Chocolate x Fifty-Licks Ice Cream Sundae Sunday | Cardinal Club - NE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

We were so lucky to be in town when Alma Chocolate and Fifty-Licks Ice Cream co-hosted their first ice cream social. From our sampling of Latin food carts at Portland Mercado https://www.chowhound....

Cup & Bar | Artisan Quarter - Central Eastside Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

On the lazy morning after entertaining Saturday night, https://www.chowhound.com/post/green-beans-pastrami-sandwich-hack-1076153 , we made our way to Cup & Bar to start our day.

Sweet55 chocolate, Half Moon Bay

Ruth Lafler
by Ruth Lafler 3 years ago

I drive through Half Moon Bay frequently, but I'm always on my way somewhere and it's rarely during retail business hours, so it took me more than a year to wander into Sweet55 chocolate. This was ...

NEW Ginger Elizabeth Chocolates shop, SF report w/ PICS

by hhc 4 years ago

I walked from Civic Center to Fillmore/Filbert and it’s pretty far, next time I gotta take Muni over. Small shop with chocolates $2 ea, macarons $2 ea, candy bars $7.5, hot chocolate $5.5, macar...

Creating Hot Cocoa - Your favorites?

by sarafinadh 4 years ago

I hate coffee, like tea, but I love my cocoa. My family knows to not try to have a coherent conversation with me before I have had my morning cup. Over the years I have had a lot of different versi...

Giant Slab O'Chocolate?

by Neurofabulous 4 years ago

I'm looking for a 10 lb. square/rectangle/slab of either dark or milk chocolate. They used to come with a little chisel to hack off pieces. These were popular at parties a few years back, and I w...

Good place for chocolate or baked goods near UCLA?

by Bay Gelldawg 4 years ago

I will be on the campus of UCLA for a few days. I won't have a car. As always when I travel, I want to hit some good bakeries and a chocolate shop. Please let me know if you can recommend anyt...

Elmo chocolate figure for Easter??

by MLombr1 4 years ago

Does anyone know where I can order a chocolate Elmo (from Sesame Street) for Easter? I am looking for one that is the traditional Easter bunny size. I recall seeing an episode of some food show ...

Cocolat-style truffles

by Marie07960 6 years ago

Over the holidays, a friend was lovingly recalling the truffles made at Cocolat, Alice Medrich's wonderful little chain of chocolate shops. A local shop owner here in NJ flew them in once a week, ...

Designing a complete foodie experience.

by RobConnoley 6 years ago

I'm going to be in MNPS the week after Memorial Day to guest chef in St. Croix, and decided to make a week of it. I've already booked a dinner at Spoon and Stable. Now I"m looking for pastry shops,...

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