Chocolate Destinations in New England
That's OK, perhaps somewhere in the Homer Simpson side of our DNA is a chocolate gene. And if you sense chocolate is wired into your DNA, New England will not disappoint with some fantastic sweet destinations for your eternal chocolate craving:
Visiting Max Brenner begs the question, "Is it possible to overdo it on chocolate?" We believe the answer is "NO!" Chocolate indeed saturates this Back Bay district restaurant -- vats of chocolate and plumbed chocolate at the bar translates to chocolate-based alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks, fondues, crepes, ice cream, milkshakes, sauces, cakes and various other sweets with an innovative and creative flair. Max Brenner does serve "normal" breakfast, lunch and dinner selections -- all fine, but you go here for the chocolate! 745 Boylston St. Tel. (617) 274- 1741
While Max Brenner takes on an almost cartoon-like atmosphere, L.A. Burdick offers a more casually refined product and setting located in an idyllic small New England town. First and foremost, the chocolate selections are incredibly fresh tasting and often memorable. This welcoming cafe, that also includes a French restaurant, truly dedicates itself to the art and science of chocolate making. Whether hand cutting and shaping bon bons or infusing freshly squeezed orange juice into a dark chocolate ganache, L.A. Burdick makes it hard to stop at just sampling one chocolate item -- or five, for that matter. Offering many traditional and non-traditional selections of chocolate, L.A. Burdick is definitely the place for the serious chocoholic! 47 Main. St. Tel. (603) 756- 2882
N.H. to Walpole, Mass., we have always had a sweet spot in our hearts
for the old school Watson's Candies. Traditional chocolate is the
specialty at this 80-plus year-old candy business -- located in a large
house -- where chocolates are made in small batches daily and the
high butterfat content does have a place in many of the concoctions.
Old-fashioned and with some really pleasant older employees, Watson's
really delivers on chocolate-based items like bark, truffles, chocolate
covered cherries, chocolate peanut butter cups and some of
the most delicious homemade fudge you'll taste anywhere. Watson's is
fun to visit during the Christmas and Easter seasons for some Santa and
Easter bunny shaped homemade chocolates! Added bonus: Watson's also
Scoops, an attached seasonal ice cream stand serving Richardson's Ice
Cream. 761 Main St. Tel. (508) 668-
always fun to watch chocolate being made at a chocolate factory, even
more fun to get free samples or purchase a more substantial amount.
That's the case at the Lake Champlain Chocolates Factory Store and
Cafe. Gourmet chocolate is not just a phrase here, it's the real deal.
Even the "seconds" sold are amazingly tasty. I'd recommend
logging onto the Lake Champlain Chocolates factory web site at
specific tour hours, as they are subject to change. 750 Pine St.
Information from VisitingNewEngland.com comes from our editorial staff. Advertisements do not influence the articles and points-of-view on VisitingNewEngland.com, unless otherwise specified. Rates and event dates are subject to change. We recommend calling your New England destination first before setting out on the planned itinerary.
| New England Vacation and Travel Feature Stories | Connecticut Travel
| Maine Travel
Travel | New
Hampshire Travel | Rhode Island Travel
| Vermont Travel
| Best New England Cities, Towns,
| Site Map | Contact Us |
Copyright, VisitingNewEngland.com 2001- . All rights reserved.