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Intentional Chocolate Raspberry Triangles

If you've left your Milky Ways behind and graduated to the cocoa bean-rich big guns, this chocolate collection is for you. We favor exclusive, handcrafted offerings, whether from famous chocolatiers like Jacques Torres or fair trade-supporting upstarts like Sweetriot in New York, or Amedei in Italy, known for making the most expensive chocolate in the world.

Current Favorites

Mast Brothers Chocolate
Featuring recipes for everything from brownies to cacao nib scallops, this cookbook from the darlings of the bean-to-bar movement will fill you with sweet inspiration.
Mast Brothers Chocolate: A Family Cookbook

The new “Dulcey” Blond Chocolate Bar from Valrhona
Valrhona 'Dulcey' Bar
The Dulcey is a brand new "blond" chocolate bar from French luxury chocolate maker Valrhona. It contains 32 % cacao butter and has a smooth, creamy texture.

Top 10 Chocolate Bars
From a Belgian classic to a Beverly Hills trailblazer, our picks for the best chocolate bars are sure to delight your inner child.

Vosges, one of our Top 10 Chocolate Bars

More Chocolates

Amano Artisan Chocolates
Amedei Chocolate
Bovetti: Artisan Chocolatier
Brix Chocolates
Cacaocuvee Dark Secret
Cabaret Dessert Chocolate
Chocolate French
Chuao Chocolatier

Comparte's of California
Escazú Artisan Chocolates
Godiva Chocolatier
Good & Evil Bar
Ghyslain Chocolatier
Intentional Chocolates
J. Emanuel Wine Truffles
Jacques Torres
Lady Chocolatier
Lake Champlain Chocolates
Leonidas Chocolates
Lily O'Briens Dessert Collection
Maker's Mark Bourbon Chocolates
Maramor Chocolates
MarieBelle Aztec Hot Chocolate
Marsatta Fancy Chocolates

Nunu Chocolates
Padovani's Chocolates
Payard Chocolate Heart
Payard Kosher Chocolates
Republica del Cacao Chocolates
Richart Chocolates
Romanicos Chocolate Art
Scharffen Berger Chocolates
Suedy's Koo-Ki Sushi
Sweetriot Cacao Nibs
Tabasco Spicy Chocolate
Temper Chocolates
Teuscher Champagne Truffles
Truffle Truffle
Valerie Confections' Toffees

Waialua Estate Dark Chocolate


Need a caffeine fix? From sixteen-ounce cans to energy shots, guarana to ginkgo biloba, here are five of GAYOT's favorite energy drinks.

Anyone in the mood for cocoa coq au vin? This cookbook from the darlings of the bean-to-bar movement will fill you with sweet inspiration.