Hot Chocolate Progressive, Anyone?

The weather is cold, the economy is tight, and Valentine’s Day is tomorrow. Gourmet hot chocolate is a relatively inexpensive thrill the whole family can enjoy. (However, my children turn up their noses at anything but Swiss Miss. It even has history!)

Courtesy The Oregonian, Thursday, January 22nd:

Name Address Phone
Sahagun 10 NW 16th Avenue (503) 274-7065
Cacao 414 SW 13th Avenue (503) 241-0656
in the Heathman Hotel 712 SW Salmon St. (503) 274-9510
Coffeehouse Northwest 1951 W Burnside (503) 248-2133
Sweet Masterpiece 922 NW Davis (503) 221-0055
Moonstruck Chocolate Cafe 526 NW 23rd (503) 542-3400
608 SW Alder (503) 241-0955
700 SW Fifth (503) 219-9118
Mio Gelato 828 NW 23rd (503) 241-9300
25 NW 11th (503) 226-8002
Alotto Gelato 931 NW 23rd (503) 228-1709

Andina used to serve xocolatl, but I don’t know if they do anymore

And if you prefer the comfort, convenience, and warmth of mail-order, Lynne Rossetto Kasper recommends the following:

L.A. Burdick Hot Chocolate, Dark L.A. Burdick Chocolate P.O. Box 593 Walpole, NH 03608 Tel: 800-229-2419 www.burdickchocolate.com $11.50 for a 12-ounce bag with small whisk, $30 for a 2-pound refill bag. MarieBelle Aztec Hot Chocolate, Aztec MarieBelle 484 Broome Street, Ground Floor New York, NY 10013 Tel: 212-925-6999 866-925-8800 (toll-free) www.mariebelle.com $18 for a 20-ounce refill bag Vosges Haut-Chocolat Couture Cocoa, La Parisienne Vosges Haut-Chocolat 520 North Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL 60611 Tel: 312-644-9450 888-301-9866 (toll-free) 773-772-5349 (mail order) www.vosgeschocolate.com $20 for a 16-ounce package

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Updated at: 13 February 2009 10:02 AM

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