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About chocolatte

A writer/designer, Nancy lives in Oakland with Ronnie, her husband of many years & fellow chocolate enthusiast.

Paper sweets

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Not everything in a chocolate shop has to be edible to be sweet.

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Kids’ meal

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We all looked like responsible adults, but we weren’t just having dessert with lunch; dessert was lunch.

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Posted in American chocolate, East Bay chocolate, Featured, Front page, Local chocolatiers, Outside the Bay Area

 

I ♥ Seoul chocolate

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Seoul, Korea has a lot of charm — and artisan chocolate.

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Have a seat @ Dandelion Chocolate

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Hang out at Dandelion’s newest factory+shop — 5,000 miles away from their original shop

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A cacao tree grows in Japan

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Possibly there are cacao trees in Japan. At the very least, imitation cacao pods and some real chocolate were found.

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Chocolate Deluge

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We were awash in the El Niño of chocolate at the 2016 International Chocolate Salon.

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Posted in Chocolate by the Bay, Chocolate tours, D-I-Y tours, East Bay chocolate, Events, Featured, Front page, Local chocolatiers, Peninsula chocolate, Recommended chocolatiers, San Francisco chocolate

 

Breakable love

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Inside a pretty Art Nouveau-styled box lies a classic treat.

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What’s that?

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Something chocolate-y is happening @ 16th & Harrison in the Mission

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2016 International Chocolate Salon winners

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Congrats to our local chocolatiers & candymakers, who received awards at the 10th Annual San Francisco International Chocolate Salon, March 5, 2016. Awards for local chocolatiers at the Salon: Alter Eco: 1 Gold | 4 Bronze CaCoCo: 2 Bronze CocoTutti: 6 Gold | 6 Silver | 6 Bronze Cowboy Toffee Company: 1 Gold | 2 Silver | 4 Bronze Endorfin …

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Warm up in the Richmond

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A trip to Jade Chocolates gives us a chance to try unusual chocolate & spice combinations.

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