Thursday, February 7, 2013

World Class Chocolates and More in the Valley of Hearts Delight

You've made dinner reservations at a romantic restaurant (I did at MacArthur Park in Palo Alto - and you might have picked up a little something for her at her favorite store, perhaps even some nice long-stems. Of course, there's always sweets for your Sweets for Valentine's Day.

Here is a selection of some world class chocolatiers from Sunnyvale, Saratoga, Los Gatos and Santa Cruz:

Chocolate Dream Box - Handcrafted European style chocolates specializing in gifts for holidays such as Valentine's Day

* 710 Blossom Hill Road, Los Gatos. 408-356-2626 

Fleur e Cocoa Patisserie Chocolaterie - Offering cakes, pastries, chocolates, light lunch & more

* 39 N. Santa Cruz Avenue, Los Gatos. 408-354-3574 

Richard Donnelly Chocolates - Handmade, award winning chocolates

* 1509 Mission Street, Santa Cruz. 888-685-1871 

Saratoga Chocolates

* 14572-B Big Basin Way, Saratoga. 408-872-1431 

Chocolatier Desiree - Featuring Belgian chocolates

* 165 S. Murphy Avenue, #C, Sunnyvale, CA 94086 408-306-3127 

Shokolaat - CLOSED on July 1, 2012.  If you have purchased or received a gift certificate please email them a scanned copy of the gift certificate at and they will refund your gift certificate in full.

SBF - 12 Piece Box Set

Sugar Butter Flour - (SBF) Desserts, chocolates & more

* 669 S. Bernardo Avenue, Sunnyvale. 408-732-8597 

How About Wine with Chocolate? Selections from Los Gatos and San Jose...

Testarossa Vineyards
Testarossa Vineyards (formerly Novitiate of Los Gatos Winery) is hosting a wine, cheese and chocolate tasting on Saturday, February 11th from 11:00am to 4:00pm. Reservations strongly recommended at 408-354-6150 x21 or email

J. Lohr Winery
Valentine's Day Dinner, Thursday, February 14th is unfortunately SOLD OUT. Keep them in mind for another day/year!  For instance, they have wine and cheese pairings on most Fridays!

Happy Valentine's Day!

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