Just in time for the change of seasons, from winter to spring, we hung new photographs in Xoco. They are photographs by Nick Murway, who shot them with Sarah Freeman, for a piece by Zagat Chicago called, "Behind-the-Scenes Chocolate Making at XOCO Chicago." These photos tell the story of how we make chocolate. The famous… Continue reading Bloom

La Casa Tropical

We woke up to a class by chocolate genius Héctor Galvan at La Casa Tropical: in many ways I felt I was still dreaming. Héctor Galvan's background in design translates into a trippy, beautiful space, and the creativity to paint pictures of concepts that astounded me, despite my own relatively deep knowledge of cacao. As… Continue reading La Casa Tropical