There are only a few foods that are as beloved as chocolate. Whether as a treat to one’s self or a gift to someone you love, it’s guaranteed to make someone smile.
And for residents of the Greater Phoenix Area, there are plenty of great shops that offer top-notch chocolates. Take a look at these top picks:
Wei of Chocolate
Various partner locations
Finally, chocolate that not only tastes good but is actually good for you. That’s because Wei of Chocolate’s creations is vegan, organic, and fair-trade to ensure guilt-free enjoyment. Owner Lisa Reinhardt spent 11 years soul-searching in the Himalayas and for her, enjoying one of their chocolates should be an act of mindful indulgence.
2320 W. Peoria Ave STE A103, Peoria, AZ
XO is all about taking the chocolates you love and giving them an unexpected but delicious twist. Hence, they use exotic spices, herbs, teas, and liquors to create one-of-a-kind confections. A signature offering is the Pistachio Rose, made with white chocolate ganache, pistachio paste, and rose extract.
132 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ
See’s Candies has been pleasing sweet tooths since 1921 and continues to abide by its promise of “quality without compromise.” The shop offers over 100 different confections, including its much-loved box of assorted chocolates. It also produces limited-edition creations to celebrate the change of season or observances.
6990 E Shea Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85254, USA
Each piece of chocolate from Zak’s is a labor of love. That’s because they create 100% of their chocolate from scratch, from roasting the cocoa beans to tempering the chocolates, as well as crafting them into edible art pieces. Each ingredient is also painstakingly curated so only the highest quality sugars, wines, and nuts go into each batch.
Indeed, life is sweeter in Phoenix, AZ thanks to these excellent chocolatiers. If you’d like to call this amazing area home, get in touch with Scott Semer at 1.480.353.0299 or scott(at)scottsemerrealestate(dotted)com.