Tag: artisanal chocolate

Chocolate Tour of the Mission Unwraps More than a Taste of History

Chocolate Tour of the Mission Unwraps More than a Taste of History

| September 15, 2014 | 3 Comments

Chocoholics of the Bay Area, rejoice! A new tasting tour from Edible Excursions takes you behind the scenes of 5 Mission District chocolate hot spots, shares the neighborhood’s history, plus samples of drinking chocolate, chicken in mole, a cacao smoothie and exquisite hand-molded confections.

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Q&A with Michael Recchiuti about Chocolate Lab and the Holidays

Q&A with Michael Recchiuti about Chocolate Lab and the Holidays

| December 14, 2012 | 1 Comment

Mary Ladd profiles Michael Recchiuti, who shares what it’s like to work in his new Chocolate Lab dessert cafe in the Dogpatch neighborhood. Recchiuti talks about his favorite menu items and holiday foods and gift sweets.

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Farmers Market Profile: Kidding Around With Chocolate’s Maggie Foard

Farmers Market Profile: Kidding Around With Chocolate’s Maggie Foard

| July 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

Megan Gordon chats with Maggie Foard, author of the book Goat Cheese, and owner of Kidding Around With Chocolate, crafters of fine goats milk fudge.

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10 Great Local Bay Area Holiday Chocolate Gifts

10 Great Local Bay Area Holiday Chocolate Gifts

| December 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

It’s not surprising that our home-grown chocolate shops all seem to use the highest quality ingredients, with many using organic local creams and butters alongside fruits and nuts purchased from nearby farmers. And, as all truffles should be, these confections are also made with trained and sure hands, often artistically sculpted or topped with elegant etchings. Overall, the chocolates and truffles produced locally use the finest ingredients, are superbly made and are lovely to look at.

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