Not that you ever need an excuse, but Saturday is National Chocolate Day! These DARTable destinations offer some of the best chocolate around.
Bishop Arts District – 508 W. 7th St., Dallas
Owner and master chocolatier Andrea Pedraza combines traditional European techniques with modern flavors from Mexico to create some of the finest hand-crafted chocolate delights. Dallas Streetcar to Bishop Arts District and then walk.
Dude, Sweet Chocolate
Downtown Plano – 1016 E. 15th St.
These dark chocolate creations – including fudges, truffles, toffees, nuts and more – are anything but ordinary. Chef Katherine Clapner fearlessly combines almost anything with cacao, ranging from savory to sweet. Red Line to Downtown Plano Station.
NorthPark Center – 630 N Park Center, Dallas
Located in North Park Mall, this veteran chain specializes in gourmet Belgian chocolates, truffles, cocoa and butter shortbread biscuit cookies. Red Line to Park Lane Station, then take Bus Route 702 NorthPark Center Shuttle.
Isabelly’s Chocolates & Sweet Treats
200 E Main St, Richardson
Richardson Living Magazine named Isabelly’s Chocolates & Sweet Treats this year’s “Best Dessert in Richardson.” The cake balls, chocolates and sweet treats sold at the shop are gourmet and 100 percent handmade. Red Line to Spring Valley Station, then Bus Route 360.
Kate Weiser Chocolate at Trinity Groves
3011 Gulden Ln #115, Dallas
Dessert Professional magazine named Dallas-based chocolatier Kate Weiser one of Top 10 Chocolatiers in North America. This sweet shop creating handcrafted chocolates, caramels & other candies is located along Bus Route 59.