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Surviving a chocolate salon

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Maximize the pleasure while minimizing the pain of sampling a warehouse full of high-quality chocolate.

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Posted in American chocolate, Chocolate around the World, Chocolate by the Bay, East Bay chocolate, Local chocolate, Recommended chocolatiers, San Francisco chocolate, South Bay chocolate

 

Our chocolate lifestyle

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A trend we are watching: more local artisan chocolate.

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Posted in American chocolate, Chocolate around the World, East Bay chocolate, Local chocolate, Outside the Bay Area, Recommended chocolatiers, San Francisco chocolate, Update

 

What’s in your chocolate?

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When it comes to chocolate, strange is in the eye and tastebuds of the beholder.

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Posted in American chocolate, Chocolate around the World, Korean chocolate, Outside the Bay Area, Update

 

Old world taste in new world capitol

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If you want a chocolate that tastes like real chocolate and nothing else, you have to make the trek to Krön Chocolatier in Mazza Gallerie, 5300 Wisconsin Ave. NW, DC. Ask for the Budapest cream truffles — they are kept in a freezer behind the counter. They are absolutely fresh, delicious and liable to be sold out. If you don’t …

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Posted in American chocolate, Chocolate around the World, Outside the Bay Area, Review

 

Capitol chocolate

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When we travel, we like to check out the local chocolate scene. On our first chocolate search in the DC area last year, we found a fun place for hot chocolate. This year, we found truffles so delicious we recommend you seek them out. DC is sweet on chocolate Our first stop was in Bethesda, MD at Cacao: Popular place. …

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Posted in American chocolate, Chocolate around the World, Outside the Bay Area, Review

 

Socola sisters: the new Lucy & Ethel?

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A picture is worth a thousand words. This one leaves me laughing too hard to say any.

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Posted in East Bay chocolate, Humor, Local chocolate

 

Fall Chocolate Salon round-up

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Taste TV sponsored a new fall SF chocolate salon, November 14, in a smaller venue with fewer vendors than their usual spring salon, which made it easier to meet the chocolatiers and sample their wares. These chocolate salons are a great way for people to discover local artisan chocolatiers (although not all exhibitors are local or selling chocolate), and they …

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Posted in East Bay chocolate, Events, Local chocolate, Recommended chocolatiers, San Francisco chocolate, Update

 

Chocolate-by-the-sea

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With a name like Carmel, there should be caramels & chocolate everywhere.

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Posted in Outside the Bay Area, Review

 

Not sold in stores!

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Wall-to-wall chocolate sounds like heaven, but you’d better pace yourself.

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Posted in East Bay chocolate, Events, Local chocolate, Recommended chocolatiers, San Francisco chocolate

 

Vice is nice

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In that gray area of naughty but nice, Vice Chocolates is a stand-out.

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Posted in East Bay chocolate, Local chocolate