A mix of new shops and old favorites perfect for picking up a sweet treat or special gift

As if there wasn’t already ample eye candy at The Bellevue Collection, on June 1, the Seattle Chocolate Company will unveil its first standalone choco

!--paging_filter--pChocolate in pill form sounds like a dubious concept--doesn't that take all the fun out of it?

Theo Chocolate

Chocolate grows on trees, but after testing and tasting everything Theobroma cacao, we’ve learned one thing: Not all chocolate is created equal. It’s all made from seeds from a football-shaped fruit that grows in the globe’s equatorial regions.

Cayenne Hot Chocolate


No gift rings more cliché than a box of chocolate or candy for Valentine’s Day—except maybe in Seattle.

Hundreds of years before it became a confectionary bar, chocolate was a popular savory drink.

Where Enumclaw for the third annual Wine and Chocolate Festival (2/4–2/5; Enumclaw Expo Center, 45224 284th Ave. SE; enumclawchocolatefestival.com).