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Experience Chocolate In Kansas City

January 28, 2015

Looking for a fun date or an afternoon chocolate break with the girls? Visit one of Kansas City's specialty chocolate shops for an experience you and your taste buds are sure to remember. Whether you're looking to dine ala chocolate, attend a learn about chocolate-making demo, enjoy a hands-on cooking class or simply lounge with a good book and savory chocolate, we have many local chocolate shops that offer experiences as unique and desirable as their confections. And, while you're there don't forget to treat your sweetie to a chocolate gift as sweet (or bitter) as they are this Valentine's Day. 

  1. Sample the Cokolata Povitica at one of Kansas City's favorite bakeries, Strawberry Hill Povitica. Located in Merriam, Kansas, this family owned and operated bakery offers over a dozen flavors of Povitica, a hand-rolled dessert bread lovingly made from recipes of generations ago. Featuring swirls of cocoa filling and chocolate morsels wrapped in fine layers of handmade sweet pastry dough, Cokolata offers luxurious, decadent chocolate in every bite--perfect for sharing with your Valentine!

  2. Visit the chocolate lounge at Cocoa Dolce Artisan Chocolates where it's always warm and cozy despite the weather outside. Located in Overland Park's Prairiefire District, it's the perfect place to enjoy a cup of coffee, wine or craft beer with their one-of-a-kind chocolate. Cocoa Dolce's confections are created from the finest ingredients in the world including their primo line of chocolates made from the rarest chocolate in the world. The chocolate lounge offers chocolate making classes, wine and chocolate flights. 
  3. Tall Grass Toffee is a locally owned Lenexa business with products made by hand from family recipes. Whether you enjoy Tall Grass Toffee covered with a variety of chocolate and nut flavors, toffee fondue dessert sauce or toffee turtles, your sweet tooth is sure to be satisfied. Tall Grass products are made without artificial preservatives, high-fructose corn syrup or trans-fats. Tall Grass products make great personal or corporate gifts and custom baskets are available.

  4. Gourmet chocolate with touches of Spanish saffron, French lavender and fresh rosemary is only the start of what you'll find at Christopher Elbow Artisanal Chocolate. His whimsical designs, use of color and creative flavors will surprise and delight even the most experienced of chocoholics. Step into André's Confiserie Suisse and you will feel as if you have been transported to an old European sweets shop. André's high-end, preservative-free traditional sweets, unique cakes, marshmallow balls, goodies and (of course) chocolate have earned the company significant respect in the chocolate world. Here is your complete guide to KC's Sweet Side.