It's rare to find chocolatiers who make their creations from bean to bar. Co-owners Cynthia Leung and David Castellan source cocoa beans from around the world and make their chocolate on-site. The open-lab design of the place allows you to watch the process, and it's also an inviting place to hang out and savor one of the house specialties, like the warm coffee-and-chocolate drink bicerin ... more
Why is it that the tourists always know where to get good chocolate? The throngs huddle inside to salivate over truffles, solid bars and that spicy Mayan Hot chocolate. You'll be lucky if you can nab one of the 4 seats or back steps to watch the chocolate makers at work behind the glass. Better chance at Krispy Kreme. Discover the Distillery with gourmet ice cream to go or take home a pint.
Soma Chocolatemaker offers these services: chocolate, cocoa.
Soma is considered by many Toronto foodies and chocoholics to be the best purveyor of chocolate in the city. Step into the store and cafe in the historic Distillery District, and the scent of chocolate hits you instantly. That's because everything - from the cacao roasting to the chocolate making - happens in Soma's chocolate lab. Visitors can watch the work being done from behind glass.... more
Soma Chocolate is a small retail store-cum-coffee shop offering up loads of chocolate based treats of a high quality that you will not find elsewhere in the city. Truffle enthusiasts should look nowhere else to get their fix.