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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

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

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

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

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

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

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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February 3, 2012

Roundup: Top Picks For Local Chocolate Just In Time For Valentine’s Day

You’ve put in your order for a dozen red roses, but one critical element is still missing from your Valentine’s Day gift line-up: chocolate. That Whitman’s sampler will do in a pinch, but treats from local Philly sweets shops are guaranteed to make your sweetheart’s tastebuds do a back flip, whether they’re craving decadent truffles, […]

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January 5, 2012

Victory Brewing Company Presents “Girls Just Wanna Have Suds,” A Beer And Chocolate Tasting Event, January 9

Join Victory Brewing Company for an evening of deliciousness this Monday, January 9. The event is titled “Girls Just Wanna Have Suds,” and the Victory team will be pairing chocolates from Eclat with Victory beer. You’ll get to try four different Eclat chocolates paired with Victory beer guided by explanations from the experts. There will […]

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November 22, 2011

A Revitalized Shane Confectionery, One Of America’s Oldest Candy Stores, Soon To Be Reopened By The Franklin Fountain’s Berley Brothers

Shane Confectionery, a Philadelphia candy institution in Old City dating back to 1863, is slated to reopen this month thanks to The Franklin Fountain’s Eric and Ryan Berley. According to the Inquirer, the Shane family sold their historic shop to the Berleys in early 2010 in order to renovate it; its condition at that point […]

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