Category Archives: Denver chocolate

Chocolatiers in Denver; chocolate shops in Denver; places to buy chocolate in Denver

Desserts in All Their Guises

It’s January, the time of year when I usually feel like losing a few pounds (and that phase of the year lasts until the summer). It’s only the first day of my diet, and already I feel nostalgic for dessert. … Continue reading

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Denver Restaurants on Capitol Hill: Bones

Bones 701 Grant Street Capitol Hill, Denver 303-860-2929 Bus directions: take the 0 from Market Street Station to Broadway and 7th. Walk east on 7th to Grant. Bones is, at heart, an economical restaurant. It doesn’t waste much time on … Continue reading

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A Long Post about Food for the Season of Short Days

Marczyk Fine Foods 770 East 17th Avenue Uptown, Denver 303-894-9499 Bus directions: take the 12 or the 20 from Market Street Station I went out last Saturday looking for markets, and I visited five: the Winter Farmer’s Market in Longmont, … Continue reading

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Everything for Wine, and More

équipement de vin 1412 Larimer Square, downtown Denver 720-946-3287 It was embarrassing, I confess. The proprietor of équipement de vin, Cheryl Webster, caught me in the wine cellar photographing a champagne cooler with my cell phone. I had forgotten to … Continue reading

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Upscale Diner in Uptown Denver

D Bar Desserts 1475 East 17th Avenue, Uptown, Denver 303-861-4710 Bus directions: from Market Street Station, the 20 goes down 17th Avenue I’ve never eaten at a place quite like D Bar. It’s a tiny restaurant located right next to … Continue reading

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Any Way You Want It

Colorado gave birth to Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory (Durango) and Enstrom’s (Grand Junction) and Belvedere Belgian Chocolate Shop (Castle Rock). There’s definitely a wine and chocolate thing happening on the Western Slope. Not to mention Wen Chocolates and Roberta’s Chocolates … Continue reading

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Comparing Two Giants

During my childhood in Kansas City, Missouri, the long, white, Russell Stover boxes showed up around the house on a regular basis. I always thought that Russell Stover was a Kansas City company. And indeed it was—it was purchased in … Continue reading

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Blown Away

201 University Blvd, Denver Cherry Creek North 303-322-1005 www.enstrom.com Bus directions: the 83L is the most direct route, running from Civic Center Station; the 1 and 2 also run from Cherry Creek to downtown From their brochure: Enstrom’s confections are … Continue reading

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Chocolates for Breakfast

Dietrich’s Chocolates and Espresso Place 1734 E. Evans Avenue, Denver 303-777-3358 http://www.dietrichschocolate.com/ closed Mondays; opens at 8 other days Dietrich’s Chocolates and Espresso Place had a pleasant, festive, old world atmosphere when my husband and I arrived there for breakfast … Continue reading

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Like Feet Walking for Chocolate

Indulgences, Etc. 229 East Colfax, Denver 303-771-0758 Website under construction Not open Sundays; open every other day until 6 Bus directions: The 15 stops outside the store “Life is like a box of chocolates; you never know what you’re going … Continue reading

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Where Is Wen?

Wen Chocolates 1541 Platte Street, Denver 303-477-5765 (store) www.wenchocolates.com Bus directions: the 10, 44, 28, and 32 go by on 15th Note: Wen Chocolates closed its Platte retail location on February 14, 2010. Please see the website for more information. … Continue reading

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The Sweetest of Them All

Roberta’s Chocolates, Candies, and Nuts (the website is pretty slow) 4840 W 29th Avenue (take Speer to 29th and then drive 18 blocks or so) 303-824-2069 (call for hours) Bus directions: the 51 (from Westminster) stops at 29th and Sheridan; … Continue reading

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In the Beginning, There Was Chocolate

Le Chocolatier 3718 West 32nd Avenue (between Meade and Newton in Highlands) 303-455-3431 Closed Monday; see website for other hours Will deliver in the metro Denver area Bus directions: the 32 stops right near the store Chocolatier: “A maker or … Continue reading

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