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Nuubia

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5673 W Las Positas Blvd #220, Pleasanton, CA East Bay DIY Tour Chocolate with a conscience Nuubia San Francisco sells artisan chocolate and confections, including truffles, caramels, enrobed chocolate and pates de fruits, but that’s not the first thing they want you to know about their business. They want to make all of these wonderful things while conserving the planet. …

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East Bay

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Map to come. Beyond Berkeley and Oakland, there are more SFBA chocolatiers. Local artisan chocolatiers Rachel Dunn Chocolates, Concord Nuubia, Pleasanton

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Rachel Dunn Chocolates

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1021 Detroit Ave., Concord, CA East Bay DIY Tour Chocolate & classes from a true SFBA veteran The origin of Rachel Dunn Chocolates was when Rachel herself started selling her homemade chocolates in 1984 in Oregon. In 1986, she and her husband, Michael Dunn, moved their chocolate business to the Bay Area. They make truffles, caramels, dipped chocolates, and other …

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Wine Country

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Map to come. If you don’t want to drink and drive through Northern California wine country, switch to chocolate tastings instead. Local artisan chocolatiers Kollar Chocolates, Yountville Woodhouse Chocolate, St. Helena La Forêt, Napa Anette’s Chocolates, Napa Le Belge Chocolatier, Napa Wine Country Chocolates, Sonoma Chocolate shops Kollar Chocolates, Yountville Woodhouse Chocolate, St. Helena La Forêt, Napa Anette’s Chocolates, Napa …

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South Bay

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To come: a tour of South Bay chocolatiers, but here’s an overview.

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Plumed Horse Chocolaterie by Angelica

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Supplies chocolates for the Michelin-starred restaurant Plumed Horse and also sells to the public.

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Pioneers & veterans of SFBA artisan chocolate

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Lots of SFBA chocolate history, and we’re just getting started

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San Francisco Peninsula

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Map to come. The SF Peninsula, from Daly City to Mountain View, features a lot of traditional chocolate shops, plus a great artisan chocolatier, an interesting bean-to-bar shop, and a grocer who strongly supports local chocolatiers. However, to get a full view of the area’s offerings, you should also visit its farmers markets which usually have a local artisan chocolatier …

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Jade Chocolates – Downtown SF

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One Market Plaza, 1 Market Street @ Spear Street Downtown SF Tour Asian-inspired chocolates Jade Chocolates uses Asian flavors in their bars, truffles and snacks. One of their most popular items is their Genmai bar, which is an upscale Nestle’s Crunch bar with an Asian twist. It uses roasted brown rice for the crunch and adds Genmai green tea and …

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Bayview SF

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SF’s Bayview district has a local artisan chocolatier destination that is worth the trip.

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