8 Chocolate Destinations in Washington D.C.

USA, Washington D.C. Guide (B): 8 Chocolate Destinations in Washington D.C.

Let’s be honest, you hear the words "Washington, D.C." and you think politics, history, museums, etc. You can’t take five steps in the city without being surrounded by history. As important as all that culture is, it’s also a bit overwhelming. Make it fun by exploring Washington, D.C. through chocolate. The District has gotten hip in recent years, especially the bustling food scene. And the city has a sweet tooth. With shops boasting of their handmade chocolate, boutiques with chocolates from around the world and cafes with delicious chocolate drinks, chocolate is everywhere in Washington, D.C. Sample chocolate from 10 of the city’s best eateries while taking in all the history, politics and museums. After all, there’s no better way to explore a city than through your stomach.

It’s a bit tempting to not eat a truffle from Artisan Confections but to rather hold on to it as a piece of art. Every day you will find at least 15 different flavors of truffles at this shop, including flavors such as passion fruit caramel and peanut butter and jelly, and salted caramel. Each truffle is carefully painted with a design that makes it a work of art. Washington, D.C. native Jason Andelman is the force behind this Arlington, Virginia chocolate shop that boosts several additional locations in the Greater Washington D.C. area. This one is near the Clarendon Metro stop on the orange line. While most of the designs on the truffles come from a European company, several local artists design seasonal prints for the chocolates. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 8 Chocolate Destinations in Washington D.C.
Guide Location: USA » Washington D.C.
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Gpsmycity Writer
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.gpsmycity.com/articles/61-10-chocolate-destinations-in-washington-dc.html
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Artisan Confections
  • Ryan and Jill Jensen
  • Pitagno Gelato
  • Mazza Gallerie
  • Dolcezza
  • Tryst
  • Schakolad Chocolate Factory

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