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CH Editions: Dandelion + Snarkitecture Break Bar
This year we paired SF's Dandelion Chocolate with NYC design studio Snarkitecture to create a chocolate bar that would play to their talents. The resulting Break Bar is made from 70% Belize beans, and is formed in Snarkitecture's signature broken slab...
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Caramellissima Watch
This is actually a pretty disappointing product, because every time you look down at the Swatch Caramellissima Watch you'll likely be tempted to eat the beads—as they look so much like candy necklaces of yore. This grown-up version, while unfortunately...
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Chai Lollipops
Whether you have a sweet tooth or a tea fixation, you'll love Michele Boudreaux's chai lollies. These tea-flavored suckers are handmade in Brooklyn the old-fashioned way, with real chai and without corn syrup or artificial flavors or colors. Sure to...
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Jacobsen Salt Co. Licorice
To call salty licorice an acquired taste is an understatement. Even in Northern Europe, where salty licorice reigns supreme over the red Twizzlers variety, it's still a polarizing treat. Upon returning from Scandinavia (and developing a taste for...
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The Bar Collection by Zoë's Chocolate Co.
Third generation chocolatiers, the three founders of Zoe's Chocolate Co. also happen to be siblings, and such a tight knit familial collaboration lends itself to such stunning chocolates. Zoë and Pantelis manage various business aspects while also...
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QUIN Candy
On a recent trip to the City of Roses we wandered upon QUIN, an ingredient-driven candy shop in the newly opened Union Way shopping center—which will host Steven Alan, Danner and Self Edge, among others. The extremely small shop offers all the delicious...
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Wondermade Marshmallows
Using only cane sugar and natural flavoring derived from the real thing, Wondermade makes a superior small-batch mallow. Their little one-inch-squared marshmallows pack just enough flavor to bring a slight smile to your face, side stepping the cringe...
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Matcha Green Tea Caramels
The perfect sweet for an afternoon pick-me-up, these quirky Japanese candies combine green tea and caramel flavors to surprisingly tasty effect.
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Lakrids
In 2007, Johan Bülow launched Lakrids, intent on making the world fall in love with licorice. Though it's a much-loved Danish ingredient, licorice has always had a polarizing reputation abroad and Bülow was well aware. Wisely, he steered...
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Ocho Candy
Certainly, there's sugar everywhere. You may have a hankering for the traditional, mass-produced Mars bars and bionic sours on every corner, or wish to hold out for a more sophisticated free-trade 70% cacao gourmet morsel with enough antioxidants...
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Sockerbit
Offering a bright white respite from the bustle of Christopher Street, Sockerbit is a Scandinavian sweet shop in NYC's West Village known for its delectable selection of traditional smågodis (little candies) and its pristine, rainbow-lined...
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Big Picture Farms
Billed as a "farmstead confectionary," Vermont's Big Picture Farms is dedicated to recasting the sweet, velvety goodness of goat milk as candy. As founder Louisa Conrad explains, the short fatty acid chains found in goat's milk make for a smoother...
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Flavored Lollies
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Space Dog Piñata
Whether you delight in watching others struggle blindly to hit their mark, or you enjoy giving a papier-mâché animal a hearty whack, piñatas offer instant revelry for party-goers of any age. Designer Matt Singer recently gave the...
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Olly and Molly
When a creative brief tasked them to "make something connected to the Internet that doesn't live on the screen," Foundry, a small research team at Mint Digital, came up with Olly, a scent-based system rewarding social media activity or, as they describe...
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ChocoVivo
The recently opened sweets boutique ChocoVivo in Venice, CA exemplifies owner Patricia Tsai's guiding mantra, "simple is better." By grinding chocolate from direct-trade growers with lava stones, Tsai is committed to staying transparent in its production...
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Compartes Chocolate
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Malie Kai Chocolates
As the only U.S. state with the tropical conditions to cultivate cacao, Hawaii has been producing the sweet-yielding bean since the 1850s. In recent years the demand has raised chocolate production in the 50th State, bringing with it a new breed...
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Super-Choc-O-Food
Valerie Confections has launched its second chocolate collaboration with Commune Design, taking a psychedelic departure from last year's Byzantine tile-inspired box of sweets. Inside the new Woodstock-themed wrappers, chocolatier Valerie Gordon has...
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Chocolats du CaliBressan
While walking along the shady tiled walkways to the quaint shops of La Arcada in Santa Barbara, a peek inside Chocolats du CaliBressan reveals a candy case filled with tiny turtles, ruby lips, glistening buddhas and classic truffle spheres...
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Patrick Mesiano Chocolates
On a recent trip to the South of France, we made a point to check out the confections of Patrick Mesiano, a well-known chocolatier and pastry chef based in the region. His delicious chocolates, fresh macaroons and delectable pastries are rich in...
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Four Gluten-Free Indulgences
Finding gluten-free products is easier than ever, but finding tasty treats with good texture remains a constant challenge. Here are five new treats that we think hit the mark. Tate's Bake Shop A forever favorite, Tate's chocolate chip cookies...
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Le Bon Garcon
When Justin Chao of Le Bon Garcon discovered caramels in Paris, he learned that crafting classic handmade French caramels can be a labor of love. I first tasted his buttery confections at Artisanal LA, and was so taken by the mango-passion fruit combination...
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Maison Bouche Chocolates
Berkeley pastry chef Diane Beaty's chocolate-centered universe is inspired by natural colors and flavors, including those of 18th century French royal courts. Her's is a bountiful world of hand-painted chocolate rabbits, exotic flavored milk and...
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