People frequently use chocolate to express wordless emotions, such as "I love you," "you're sweet," or "I'm glad you're my parole officer." Send sweet signals with today's Groupon: for $15, you get $30 worth of chocolates, pastries, and more at Beijo de Chocolat.
Recipients of numerous candy-coated trophies including prizes from the Chicago Chocolate Salon, the confectionary champions at Beijo de Chocolat reward customers with a toothsome assortment of cocoa creations. Intrepid nibblers can decadently dine on international sweets with a bevy of rich truffles and Brazilian brigadeiros (starting at $1.50 each)—extra smooth, South American morsels whose origins are famously chronicled in the musical Brigadoon. Opt for classics including ganache-packed dark-chocolate or raspberry truffles, or expand hunger horizons with curious chomps such as the hand-painted champagne bites. Aside from these saccharine sweetmeats, Beijo de Chocolat also features a competitive crew of other confectionary candidates. Carmel-apple toffee ($8.50 for a quarter lb.) summons familial flavors of autumn, while a trio of chocolate-covered marshmallows ($2) takes away the gooey guesswork by arriving atop a hand-friendly stick perch. Bakery selections such as cranberry-orange muffins ($2.50) will knock some zesty enunciation into muttering morning mouths, and red-velvet cupcakes ($2.50) derive their signature color and sensual appeal using real velvet sourced from the finest cream-cheese-covered love seats.
Wash down tenacious bonbons with a restorative quaff from Beijo de Chocolat’s panoply of coffee and tea candidates. Stay wide-eyed and minty fresh with an espresso-kissed peppermint-patty latte ($4.50), or percolate perkiness with a blast of northern Italy’s Bristot coffee (starting at $1.65 for a 12 oz. cup). Beijo de Chocolat also sells loose tea by the bag ($10 for 30 oz.), supplying signature steeps for at-home sippers and palliative placebos for catnip addicts.
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