Best Chocolate Makers
Who are the best chocolate makers in New England? Annie B. Copps took on the sweet task of finding New England’s top chocolatiers and here are her favorites.
The cream, butter, and maple syrup come from local sources, but the cherries marinated in port wine and the macadamia nut clusters are unearthly.
7 Green St.
Lee Napoli’s handmade truffles are filled with the current darlings of the chocolate world–chiles and espresso–as well as old faves hazelnuts and Grand Marnier.
83 Pembroke St.
Many of Alan Crofut’s creations have an equestrian theme as a nod to his love for horses, but his big-bellied little Buddhas, chocolate stars, and frogs are all about quality, true flavors, and whimsy.
135 Main St.
Jonathan Spillane makes each of these wonders by hand himself. His flavored ganaches are heady little delights.
9 Willow St.
Chocolate Springs CafÃ©
The Berkshires have long been a destination for art connoisseurs, but chocolate lovers also have their place at this Lenox confectionary, where the jewel-like truffles and are filled with heady infusions in flavors like chai, tangerine, and jasmine.
55 Pittsfield/Lenox Road
Lenox, MA 01240
Want more? Who doesn’t! Click here for more delicious chocolate shops in New England. Also scan through the readers’ comments following the list for more sweet suggestions. Seems everyone has a sweet tooth!