Category Archive: Blog

Maria’s Pastry Shop – An Authentic Italian Bakery

Our Partner of the Week this week is Maria’s Pastry Shop, one of the wonderful stops on our Faneuil Hall / North End Boston Chocolate Tour. Maria was only 14 years old when she began working at this bakery.  Every day after school, Maria would head to the bakery to help the owner and baker, […]

First-Grader Stands Up Against Chocolate Milk Prohibition

First-grader Aidan Kohn Murphy of Lafayette Elementary in DC testified this month before the D.C. Council why he believes the ban on chocolate milk in his school should be reversed.  His eloquent testimony, detailed charts (see below) and extensive research  hints that he might have had a little help from his parents, but we have no doubt […]

Chocolate Stanley Cup

Check out the Chocolate Stanley Cup – I sure hope the Bruins get to eat it! The cup is nearly three feet tall and made out of over 150 pounds of Hershey’s milk chocolate.  It’s a true-to-size replica of the original Lord Stanley’s Cup (which the Bruins of course just received last night)! Making of […]

Join Us for Girls Night Out

Catch up with the girls for an evening of fun and interactive fondue! The Boston Melting Pot now offers their girls’ night menu once a month. In addition to thespecial menu, they also feature services and product vendors, including Boston Chocolate Tour.  For more information, check out the Melting Pot’s website.

Win a Gift Certificate for Two

In honor of Sweetest Day (Oct. 16) we are giving away a gift certificate for two to attend out Oct. 16 chocolate making workshop.  It’s easy. Between  October 4 and October 8, 2010 Go to our Facebook page and “like” us Post on our wall “The best things in life are chocolate” The winner […]

Aroa Fine Chocolate – Thanks and We’ll Miss You

And the phone call came in – “David we are no longer in business” said friend and Executive Pastry Chef Tim Brown.  I am still sad over a month later not just for Tim who gave that business everything but as new as our business is, Aroa played a major part in where and why […]

The Boston Chocolate Tour – From the Beginning

People ask me all the time: Why the Boston Chocolate Tour and why now? Here’s my story and I’m sticking to it. A few years ago I took the New York Chocolate Tour with a great guide named Bert. I went with my 14 year old daughter as a way to bond with her before […]

The FANtastic Facebook Chocolate Workshop Contest

Ready to win a delicious and delectable chocolate workshop for you and a guest. Every Saturday at 1:00PM plus a Special Mother’s Day Workshop on Sunday May 9th, hundreds of chocolate truffles are being made in the private dining room of the Elephant & Castle Restaurant coordinated by our professional chocolatier. The winner will learn […]

Chocolate books to help you advance your chocolate making skills

One of the more common questions I receive during class is “what books on chocolate would you recommend for the beginner?” Ten years ago I would have struggled with this question. There just weren’t many books, good or bad, available for the home chocolate maker. However, with the growing appreciation of artisan chocolates it has […]

See us at the The Boston Wine Expo January 23 & 24th

Taste of Chocolate will be partnering with Aroa Fine Chocolate at the expo and offering samples of their finest chocolate and discounts to our tours and workshops. Visit us in Booth #273 and find out more about Boston’s Sweetest new company, our Boston Chocolate Tour, the Chocolate Workshop, Chocolate Team Building Alliance, Chocolate Tastings and […]