Archive for November, 2011

Chocolate World Tour: Theo’s Seattle, WA

I was first introduced to Theo's chocolate by Lyndi Thompson last year.  The company is named after the Theobroma Cacao tree.  Theo is the only organic and fair trade chocolate maker out there today. My favorite Theo bars are the dark chocolate coconut and the spicy chile. I also got a chance to sample the orange spice drinking chocolate for the first time this week, its an amazing treat on a cold and rainy day! Theo has several lines of chocolate bars ... Read more

Chocolate World Tour: Fran’s Seattle, WA

Aside from coding, yoga, and travel, I'm a HUGE chocoholic.  I prefer daily intakes of dark chocolate in bar form, nothing less than 70% will do, but I also make  truffles, and occasionally indulge in making dark chocolate crème brûlée. You can find me on Saturdays at the Chocolate Garage in downtown Palo Alto, sampling bars of dark chocolate from around the world. I'm starting a new series of visiting chocolate shops across the world and posting video tours of my visits for others to enjoy. Today ... Read more