Chocolates & Sweets at Next Door
Emily’s Sweet Holiday Gift Guide
Still looking for the perfect gift? We’ve got you covered.
Top recommendations for all the chocolate fiends on your list.
Dark Chocolate Lover
Organic Chocolate Pyramid, 10 piece Collection
Thrill the chocolate purist on your list with this collection showcasing the variety of flavors and aromas offered by the wide world of chocolate. Taste your way from Ecuador (espresso! toast!) to Madagascar (red berries! jam!).
Single-Origin Chocolate Bars
Crafted in a small factory in the Mission District of San Francisco using a simple recipe – just single origin cocoa beans & sugar, which highlight the flavor nuances of the beans & specific roast given to each batch of chocolate.
Vietnamese tree-to-bar chocolate company with an incredibly diverse collection of high quality dark chocolate bars with a roller coaster of flavors (berries, cinnamon, tea, coffee!). Wrapped in beautiful silkscreened paper, ready for gift giving.
Milk Chocolate Fanatic
62% Dark Milk with Sea Salt
Crafted with single origin cacao from Davao Philippines and goat milk this bar is slightly tangy, balanced with notes of caramel sweetness, vanilla and enhanced with a delicate sprinkling of Fleur de Sel.
Single-Origin, Melissa, Milk 45%
Made with beans from Indonesia, this bar is ultra smooth, creamy and perfectly balanced. Notes of caramel, roasted nuts and honey. One of our favorite milk chocolates!
Velvety milk chocolates with notes caramel and honey sprinkled crunchy cookie pearls and a touch of salt.
White Chocolate Enthusiast
White Chocolate with Toasted Hazelnuts and Pistachios
Hand-crafted using traditional recipes, this creamy white chocolate is dotted with whole toasted pistachios and buttery hazelnuts from the Piedmont region of Italy.
White Chocolate Dipped Figs
Tender, sweeter than usual parito figs are dried, then fill filled with soft white chocolate truffle cream and fragrant strawberry, before being dipped in white chocolate.
Avant Garde Lover Bar
Decadent bonbons masquerading as hand painted chocolate bars. Take a bite and you will find each white chocolate square brimming with buttery caramel, aromatic passion fruit and a pinch of cardamom.
Delightful Host & Hostess Gifts
Need to bring a gift to dinner? Here are a few crowd pleasing favorites.
An indulgent Michigan made classic with simple ingredients (chocolate, pecans, butter & sugar!) mixed to create a sublime texture. With its addictive balance of salty & sweet, you might want to pick-up another bag just for yourself.
Italian Chocolate Bonbons
These festive foil-wrapped chocolates are available in a wide variety of flavors, including cherry cordial filled dark chocolate, coffee bean & chocolate cream, chocolate & hazelnut, and chocolate & pistachio.
Goat Milk Caramels
We are smitten with these handmade caramels from a small family farm in Vermont. Soft and buttery caramel with a complex earthy sweetness, packaged in a gift-worthy box adorned by adorable illustrations of the goats.
This traditional nougat is loaded with lush roasted hazelnuts (over 51% of the recipe!), crumbly in texture, delicately aromatic and lightly sweetened with honey. All packaged in a keepsake tin for gift-giving and individually wrapped.
Great Finds for the Connoisseur
Stumped by a hard to impress foodie on your list? Here are some unique items sure to charm.
A Willy Wonka-esque confection from a company more often known for their generations-old, traditional stone-ground chocolate. Sugared almond & pistachio paste marzipan gently shaped into faux olives, swimming in buttery olive oil.
Just as enchanting as imagined in Narnia, this traditional confection is produced in an awe-inspiring provisions shop in Istanbul. Packed with roasted pistachio flavor and melts in your mouth. Great for gift giving or serving on fruit & cheese plates.
European Drinking Chocolate with Spicy Espelette Pepper
Decadent cocoa powder and 71% dark chocolate bits mixed with spicy piment d’Espelette (a mildly spicy pepper often found in the cuisine of the Basque country). The result is a chocolaty elixir meant to be savored.
Dark chocolate cups handmade in Sicily, using traditional methods adopted from the early Aztecs. Coarse in texture, the peperoncini peppers pack spicy heat tempered by crunchy, mouthwatering sugar crystals.
A dangerously delicious combination, which is a favorite with our staff here at the Deli. Missouri Chocolate Maker, Shawn Askinosie, teamed up with Swedish licorice company, Lakritsfabriken. Dark milk chocolate provides a bed upon which anise seeds, black licorice bits and a pinch of fleur de sel mingle.