The Local newsletter is your free, daily guide to life in Colorado. For locals, by locals. Sign up today!
Chocolate is to Easter what cookies are to Christmas, and with the spring holiday only a couple of weeks away, it’s time to start considering what will fill the the Easter basket. While you might be thinking Cadbury or mini, foil-wrapped eggs, I recommend a less commercial treat.
Drop into the tiny Wen Chocolates near Commons Park, where chocolatier William Poole is using 1920s German Easter molds on his signature vintage-postcard chocolate bars. Impressions of long-eared, Old World rabbits stamped on the sweet dark squares recall the elegance of Easters past.
That's only $1 per issue!
Or if you prefer a more modern take on the holiday, pick up a few of Poole’s white chocolate deviled eggs. The half-moon chocolate base is topped with a yellow-tinted, white-chocolate-and-Rice-Krispie “yolk” and dotted with red sprinkles, giving it retro appeal.
1541 Platte St., 303-477-5765