Kate Weiser produces beautiful chocolates year-round, but Easter is a special time for her talents to shine. Known for her intricately hand-painted bonbons, candy bars and seasonal goodies, Weiser has cooked up a batch of new products that will be the highlight of everyone’s Easter basket this year.
The new treats include bunnies, multiple-size eggs, special bonbons and even a chocolate “carrot.” Each item is available at Trinity Groves for Curbside pickup as well as online and at Central Market. Be sure to secure your favorites. Continue reading
Kate Weiser produces beautiful chocolates year-round, but Easter is a special time for her talents to shine. Known for her intricately hand-painted bonbons, candy bars and seasonal goodies, Weiser has cooked up a batch of new products that will be the highlight of everyone’s Easter basket this year. Continue reading
Kate Weiser is known for producing the prettiest and tastiest chocolates in town. But her beautiful art-like bonbons draw attention around the world, including from New York artist Trina Merry. Known for her intricate body painting work, Merry was inspired by Kate Weiser’s gorgeous bonbons and will be coming to Dallas for a collaborative event. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Chocolate triggers the feel-good endorphins that make you feel even happier than when you kiss someone. Depending on how much you eat, it’s good for your cardiovascular health. But that’s not really romantic.
It’s velvety, smooth, rich, and sweet – its very nature speaks of luxury. Even the ancient Mayans used cocoa beans as a currency, so you know it’s valuable. A beautifully packed box of handmade chocolate truffles not only tastes delicious but it looks lovely as well, adding that sense of value to the gift. And by choosing a specific box for someone, it shows that you actually took the time to think about what they would enjoy, which makes the gift that much more meaningful. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
When we think of Valentine’s Day we tend to think of chocolate, love, and presents, yet most of us don’t know that Valentine’s Day has its roots in an ancient Roman fertility festival called Lupercalia. It was a festival celebrating early spring, fertility, the ancestors, and love. The ancient priests would sacrifice a goat and then make their way around the perimeter of the city of Rome, lightly tapping women on the way with strips of the blood-soaked goat’s skin. No one thought this was strange, as this was an invitation for the spirits of the ancestors to re-incarnate through the cycle of rebirth and ensure fertility. At the end of the day single girls would write their names and place them into an urn. Each bachelor would pick a name out of the urn and would spend the year with her — thus ensuring fertility for the community. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
We as Americans have an odd relationship with the pumpkin. Sure, we stock up on the squash as decor during the Halloween season (which according to retailers begins in August), and adorn our tables as centerpieces with them during the eventide of Thanksgiving, but as far as a true dining offering we fall short. Continue reading
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