The Complete Chocolate Lover’s Guide for the San Francisco Bay Area

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In a San Francisco Chronicle February 2011 article on 100 trends shaping our West Coast lifestyle, artisan chocolates get a shout-out. Two local chocolatiers merited listing:

Au Coeur Des Chocolats (now Feve Artisan Chocolatiers), SF, for their air-brushed truffles (we love their S’mores kits), and Michael Mischer 4-cup chocolatier, Oakland, for his salted toffee single-origin bars.

We could’ve filled the list with all locals (starting with our recommended list), but since the article covers the West Coast, it includes chocolatiers in Seattle, Portland, Utah & Colorado. Most of them do not offer online sales, so they are truly local — just not SFBA-local. They all look worth a visit when you’re traveling.

UPDATE (2012): Au Coeur Des Chocolats closed, and its former owner, Shawn Williams, opened Feve Artisan Chocolatier, wholesale and online orders only.

About chocolatte

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

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Date posted: February 4, 2011. This entry was posted in American chocolate, Chocolate around the World, East Bay chocolate, Local chocolatiers, Outside the Bay Area, Recommended chocolatiers, San Francisco chocolate, Update and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

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