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December 16, 2014

Head To The Gaslight For A Collaboration Chocolate And Comfort Food Dinner With The Franklin Fountain On Thursday, December 18

The Gaslight

Chocolate lovers, take note. This Thursday, December 18, Old City neighbors The Gaslight and Franklin Fountain will team up to create a four-course, chocolate-centric dinner. The Berley brothers — the dessert professionals behind Franklin Fountain — will make three different drinking chocolates and one chocolate ice cream, while chef Jason Cichonski will plate appropriate comfort […]

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October 20, 2014

N3RD Street Farmers Market Hosts A Special Pop-Up Market Featuring One-Time-Only Federal Donuts Flavors, This Tuesday, October 21

N3RD Street Farmers Market

Comforting fall flavors come together at special edition of the weekly N3RD St. Farmers’ Market in Old City. Tomorrow, October 21, N3RD St. Farmers’ Market and Federal Donuts will team up to reveal exclusive one-time-only donut flavors inspired by the fresh goods at the N3RD St. Farmers Market. Fill up on flavors including plum butter […]

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October 9, 2014

Chocolate: The Exhibition, A Look At The Evolution Of Chocolate Throughout History, Opens At The Academy Of Natural Sciences On Saturday, October 11

Chocolate: The Exhibition

Chocolate fans, rejoice! The sweet treat takes the spotlight at The Academy of Natural Sciences for its new exhibition, Chocolate: The Exhibition. Opening this Saturday, October 11, the exhibition brings guests on a journey through the evolution of chocolate, from something found on a rainforest tree to a commodified piece of candy. Throughout the exhibition, […]

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February 3, 2014

Get A Taste Of Valentine’s Day Sweets At The Annual Kennett Square Chocolate Lovers Festival, Sunday, February 9

Get A Taste Of Valentine's Day Sweets At The Annual Kennett Square Chocolate Lovers Festival, Sunday, February 9

Kennett Square’s famed mushrooms make way for far more decadent treats at the Kennett Square Chocolate Lovers Festival this Sunday, February 9. The annual benefit for the United Way of Southern Chester County, held at Kennett High School, is an all day celebration of all things cocoa bean. Cakes, cookies, brownies, cupcakes and of course […]

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January 22, 2014

Independence Seaport Museum Hosts A Sweet Movie Night With Free Chocolate Tastings, A Curator-Led Tour And More, Thursday, January 23

Independence Seaport Museum Hosts A Sweet Movie Night With Free Chocolate Tastings, A Curator-Led Tour And More, Thursday, January 23

If you’ve had enough of frozen delights, visit the Independence Seaport Museum this Thursday, January 23 are in for a chocolatey sweet affair. In conjunction with the current exhibition Oh Sugar! The Magical Transformation from Cane to Candy, the waterfront museum hosts an 8 p.m. screening of a film about the Grenada Chocolate Company, an […]

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November 15, 2013

Mast Brothers Chocolate Brings Tastings, Spiked Hot Chocolate, A Book Signing And More To Art In The Age, Tonight, November 15

Mast Brothers Chocolate Brings Tastings, Spiked Hot Chocolate, A Book Signing And More To Art In The Age, Tonight, November 15

Heads up, Philadelphians with a sweet tooth, you’re in for a real treat. Tonight, November 15 from 6 to 8 p.m., join the Mast Brothers of Mast Brothers Chocolate, a Brooklyn-based bean-to-bar craft chocolate company (no additives, just cane sugar and cocoa beans), for chocolate tastings, boozy hot chocolate, cocoa pastries from High Street on […]

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November 14, 2013

Head To Fishtown For An Evening Of Venezuelan Chocolate Tastings, History Lessons And More, Next Friday, November 22

Head To Fishtown For An Evening Of Venezuelan Chocolate Tastings, History Lessons And More, Next Friday, November 22

Learn about the history of Venezuelan chocolate in the best way possible — through chocolate tastings. Next Friday, November 22 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Crane Old School space in Fishtown, Casa de Venezuela and Raíces Culturales Latinoamericanas team up for an evening history lesson, tasting party and dessert competition as part of […]

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January 9, 2013

Teuscher Chocolates Of Switzerland Declared Best Chocolate In The World By National Geographic

Teuscher Chocolates, whose Philly outpost is one of only ten in the U.S., has been declared the Best Chocolate in the World by National Geographic who, just over a year ago, gave us some dessert love by naming Capogiro the #1 ice cream spot in the world. Dolf Teuscher founded his chocolate house 70 years ago, and today the company flies its handmade confections weekly to its kitchens around the world. Teuscher’s specialty is its champagne truffles, a blend of cream, butter and chocolate with champagne cream center. For more on Philly-made chocolate, see our roundup. [Nat Geo]

October 24, 2012

Roundup: Top Picks For Philadelphia-Made Candy And Chocolate, Just In Time For Halloween

Roundup: Top Picks For Philadelphia-Made Candy And Chocolate, Just In Time For Halloween

Halloween is the one night of the year you can binge, guiltless, on end, on mini Kit Kats and crinkly packets of M&Ms and cherry ropes of Twizzler and sugary candy corn. And if you’re spending Halloween in Philadelphia, which we hope you are, your options for All Hallows’ Eve treats of the local variety […]

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February 6, 2012

Ristorante Panorama And Shane’s Confectionery Team Up For A Wine And Chocolate Pairing, February 8

Ristorante Panorama And Shane's Confectionery Team Up For A Wine And Chocolate Pairing, February 8

Wine and chocolate. Individually they’re two of the most delicious and decadent delights one can enjoy. But pair them together and the flavors uniquely enhance one another, creating a taste so exceptional that it practically feels illegal on the tongue. Fortunately, it’s perfectly legal to indulge in this luscious combination. So the experts from Ristorante […]

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