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Easter basket cuteness

What could be better than a traditional chocolate rabbit made from really good chocolate? We have a basket full of these single origin 75% Brazil bunnies from Dick Taylor. Imagine an Easter treat that isn't primarily sugar! While you're at it we have other treats, from gourmet jelly beans to chocolate covered caramels, European [...]

2022-04-04T17:54:04-07:00April 4th, 2022|craft chocolate|

Tasting Notes: Crow & Moss

From our occasional blogger and chocolate enthusiast, Bethany Waller. Ecuador Camino Verde – 70% Bean to Bar. Upon first nibble, this Camino Verde bites back. This bar fills my mouth from the tip of tongue to the throat with the malty overflow of black tea amber just on the brink of being over steeped [...]

2021-06-11T12:27:34-07:00April 30th, 2020|craft chocolate, tasting notes|

Tasting Notes: Dick Taylor Jamaica Bachelor’s Hall

Our chocolate blogger, Bethany Waller, will be contributing her tasting impressions of some of our craft chocolate selections. Today’s is Dick Taylor Jamaica Bachelor’s Hall Limited Release 75% Dark Chocolate. You can browse all our available Dick Taylor selections here. Every Dick Taylor bar compels one to journey on a vessel to uncharted waters for [...]

2021-06-11T12:39:05-07:00April 25th, 2020|craft chocolate, tasting notes|

Chocolat Vitale is one of Seattle’s Best Chocolate Shops

by Chelsea Lin for Seattle Magazine (link) Chocolat Vitale Chocolat Vitale was selling hot chocolate mixes wholesale for years before owner Janet Eicher opened her store east of Ballard/Phinney’s Stumbletown in 2011. Like a well-traveled living room with too many armchairs, it’s a browser’s paradise, with chocolate from around the globe, of course, and [...]

2021-06-23T15:14:08-07:00February 11th, 2018|chocolat vitale, press|

Chocolate/wine pairings: Do try this at home

These are the pairings from our September 29 Dick Taylor / H Wines tasting event for Craft Chocolate Week:First flight:Dick Taylor Fleur de Sel – a 74% cacao Dominican Republic chocolate with French sea saltCouly-Doutheil – Brut de Franc sparkling wineSecond flight:Dick Taylor Black Fig – inclusion bar with 70% Madagascar chocolate and black mission [...]

2022-01-19T20:05:15-08:00September 30th, 2015|craft chocolate, wine|

Dandelion Chocolate

We offer the Dandelion chocolate that is featured in this NY Times guide to Valentine’s gifts: “It’s a winemaker’s approach, and each bar is as distinct from the next as a Chianti is from a Barolo.” See our current selection here.

2021-06-11T12:54:51-07:00February 14th, 2015|craft chocolate|

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