Chocolate Deals in Pittsburgh
Sir Isaac Newton watched an apple fall, William Tell split an apple with his bow and arrow, but Eve just ate it. You'll get the idea when you pick today's deal from Applelicious: Pay $10 for $20 to spend on gourmet chocolate-covered apples, coated in a biblical assortment of sweet layers like vanilla caramel, milk chocolate, nuts, candy, and drizzles of white or peanut butter chocolate. These Granny Smiths come in tempting combinations like the Peanut Butter Blast and Chocolate Lovers Paradise, or try the roasted cashew and pecan apples, dipped in caramel and drenched in crunchy aromatic nuts. The treats at this store have even reaped five stars from MerchantCircle.com reviewers. Let this 2008 Tribune-Review Readers' Choice Award winner set you up with two apples for the price of one -- and heaven forbid -- help you share them with someone you love. Want more? Check out Applelicious on Facebook.
Eve sold out the world to sin for an apple. If you think she should have at least held out to get one that was chocolate-covered, give into the temptation of this deal from Sinful Sweets Chocolate Company. Pay $4 and bite into $8 worth of the fruit of the cacao tree, ice cream and waffle sundaes, bacon bars, potato chips, and much more. Proprietor Christopher Weck will make just about anything you can imagine into a chocolate treat. The candies are hand-dipped and can be used for wedding sweet bars, birthday treats, or party favors. Fans of this Lawrenceville chocolatier tout the toffee, milkshakes, and lollipop cakes. Whether you're looking for truffles, nonpareils, chocolate-covered cherries and raspberries, turtles, caramels, or a box of confections to take home -- you're sure to find it here, right down to the spiced up apples.
Why You Should Go: Like fashion and architecture, we constantly see trends in dessert, from fruity frozen yogurt to buttery cupcakes. But there’s one sweet treat that hasn’t gone out of style for millennia: chocolate. Stock up on the best Pittsburgh has to offer at Giovanni’s Chocolate Factory, now part of the award-winning Giovanni’s Pizza & Pasta. What You Should Know: Delicious handmade Italian chocolates, truffles and 100% gluten free chocolate-covered pretzels await you at this sweet-tooth’s paradise. Choose from a vast array of melt-in-your mouth treats in white, dark or milk chocolate varieties, packed with creamy, fruity and rich centers. The perfect pick-me-up for a family member, congratulatory gift for a friend, or special reward to yourself, chocolates from Giovanni’s are guaranteed to bring a smile out of whoever is lucky enough to be eating them.