There are a lot of amazing things going on in the world of artisan chocolate this Valentine’s Day. So, ditch those chalky hearts and get your true love some truly lovely chocolate. Check out our list below for some amazing offerings and special Valentine’s Day deals from some of the best chocolate makers and chocolatiers in the world. Continue reading →
It’s that time of year ago when hearts think amore, and our tummies think chocolate. One of our favorite chocolatiers in Dallas is putting together a pretty special one-stop-shop pop-up venue. And they really all chocolatiers are our favorite because, you know, chocolate.
Look for Katy Priore, owner of Bark Chocolate, and a slew of her creative friends who will situate themselves at an open house deep in the heart of Lakewood. The group will be offering all sorts of gifts including confections, crafts, clothing, work from local artists and more. Ten percent of sales from all vendors will go to DFW RESCUE ME, a Dallas-based dog rescue group committed to giving pups “a new leash on life”. Continue reading →
Dallas is ripe with these marvelous chocolatiers. These geniuses of the kitchen that bring us joy, peace and euphoria all in a single bite. This is definitely what Katy Priore who owns Bark Chocolatedoes for us with her confections, and her seasonal offering today is like none other. Continue reading →
Plenty has transpired in the life of Katy Priore since we first reported that she started up her delicious local chocolate company, Bark back in May of 2012. It was then she premiered her pretty packages of tasty chocolate treats that come complete with tiny blessings from the chocolatier. Since that day she grew to the point where the best local shops wanted to carry her product, including Carbone’s, Bolsa Mercado, the Joule Dallas and many of the hot spots around Dallas. Continue reading →
It was just a few short years ago that chocolatier Katy Priore started her boutique company Bark Chocolate which specializes in flavors of bark, that thin layer of chocolate often layered with interesting surprises. Katy comes from a sturdy culinary family, her mother was a successful Dallas restaurateur. Susie Priore ran the wildly successful Suze and Iris restaurants. Suze is still in business with a new owner, Gilbert Garza. It was Katy’s mother that inspired her to cook, especially pastry, at a very early age. In their kitchen she would forgo the typical toddler EZ Bake oven, instead baking cookies and other pastries with a big girl spatula in hand.
“I would follow mom around the kitchen all the time. I have pictures of me half naked wearing an apron baking cookies [we found the photo in question]. I loved baking, probably because I have a sweet tooth,” said Katy on a recent visit. Continue reading →