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

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Bonbon anniversaire!

Time flies when you’re having fun — it’s been 2 years already since Michael’s Chocolates took over the other-chocolatier-named-Michael’s Oakland space and lots has been happening there since

Berkeley Bowl West

Known for their extensive produce offerings, the Bowl has almost as many chocolate options as apple varieties (I didn’t count, maybe there are more now)

That’s different

Try these caramels described by their makers as “for a different experience from the traditional” and “caramel like you’ve never experienced it before”

TIL…

How to make hot chocolate taste even better

Venchi San Jose

Come for the showy chocolate waterfall, stay for the Italian made chocolates and gelato

COBA

“The Most Convenient Coffee Ever”

Blue bird of happiness

Now that Twitter is no more — having been literally X-ed out by its owner — its iconic blue bird has disappeared too. Luckily there’s another blue bird out there that will attract your interest —if your interests include chocolate.

The Out of Towners, Fall 2023 edition

This blog focuses on SFBA chocolate, but we like to review chocolate from other places too. We compile single worth-a-mention-bar reviews into articles for our recurring “Out of Towner” series