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

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)

Published 19 February, 2024

Love + Chocolate – Rockridge

The newest chocolate option on College Avenue in Oakland sells an iconic Belgian chocolate brand

Published 8 February, 2024

Venchi San Jose

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

Published 3 January, 2024


“The Most Convenient Coffee Ever”

Published 29 November, 2023

Xocolate & Confections

Second location of this East Bay chocolatier’s house-made, local, and global chocolate including a selection of made-at-the-source bars

Published 23 September, 2023

Tiny House Chocolate

A bean-to-bar maker with roots in Brazil keeps it simple with as few ingredients as possible but also intriguing

Published 12 June, 2023


Toffee that comes with its own family tree

Published 30 May, 2023