If you've outgrown childish things but never quite lost your sweet tooth to the tooth fairy, here are the Seattle spots with sophisticated sweets. Bonus for the crafty home cooks who might want to make their own: Chocolate Man is a great resources for tastings and confection classes, and PFI can sell you BIG GIANT slabs of some of the chocolates (Callebaut, Guittard) that were winners in the Chocolate Man tasting I went to.
President Obama himself loves Fran's sea salt caramels. But you don't have to be partisan about it; they stand all on their own, no matter your party affiliation.
Head to the store to pick up treats & locally made gifts & to sample their chocolate. And, if you have time, take their factory tour to see the whole chocolate-making process.
Molten cakes, boozy shakes...Founder Autumn Martin has a seemingly magical touch at striking just the right balance of complex flavors and straight-out sweet satisfaction.
Great selection of chocolate in all its forms: bars, confections, drinking chocolate & more. Free tastings most Thursdays. Chocolate classes.
Looking for Mediterranean, Middle Eastern or British products? Need a special cheese, giant slab of Callebaut chocolate or bulk spices? PFI is a treasure for the adventurous home cook.
Well-balanced, sophisticated flavors. If they happen to have a sea salt rosemary truffle available (some flavors are seasonal), grab it.
Bill Fredricks, aka The Chocolate Man, is the go-to guy for chocolate tastings and classes on confection-making.