Champagne, fruit — even onion? — add to the array of delectable chocolate treats available.
Got a chocolate lover? Mark the season of romance with something special just for them.
For Valentine’s Day, chocolate purveyors are offering their wares in a variety of price ranges and flavor combinations. Here are some intriguing picks.
Local maker Dilettante Chocolate’s Champagne Truffles Romanov ($13 for six at dilettante.com) contain milk chocolate, real Marc de Champagne and strawberry essence.
Gayle Harte’s Chocolate Truffle Champagne Bottle ($62 at uncommongoods.com) is crafted out of dark chocolate that is filled with silver-wrapped truffles that contain a bit of the bubbly.
Yes, we’re talking chocolate-dipped strawberries. An Edible Arrangements Chocolate Dipped Strawberries Box (starting at $29 for 12 at ediblearrangements.com) features semisweet chocolate, while a dozen Godiva Milk & Dark Chocolate Covered Strawberries ($80 at godiva.com) include a mix of milk and dark chocolate.
Other fruits with a kiss of chocolate are also available. Bissingers’ Glacéed Oranges Au Chocolat ($43 at bissingers.com) includes 12 Valencia orange slices dipped in dark chocolate.
Out of New York, MarieBelle’s Valentine’s Day Japanese Matcha Truffle Box ($33 for 20 pieces at mariebelle.com) includes hand-rolled white-chocolate truffles dipped in matcha tea powder.
Based in Pioneer Square, the Intrigue Chocolate Co.’s Truffle Collection ($24 for 12 at intriguechocolate.com) comes in a chic black box and features seasonal flavors such as Nigella & Rose and Nutmeg & Chipotle.
And for something truly unexpected, La Maison du Chocolat’s Sweet and Savoury Collection ($24 for 15 pieces or $36 for 25 pieces at lamaisonduchocolat.us) includes chocolate spiked with flavors such as porcini mushroom, black olive and caramelized onion.
ShopNW staff contributed to this story.