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We won a James Beard Award! Our cookbooks pioneered new terrain in the world of food, drink, people & place.

We are a little shop built on belonging. Our goods feed tummy and soul. We share a belief in celebration, equity, connection.

A recent letter

Hi you, with a bitters “problem.” I know you: you open a cupboard and bitters fall out; you open a present hoping it’s bitters; your partner gives you the side-eye as...



Welcome to our chocolate library.

Shelves stacked sky high with bars from Vietnam, France, Iceland, Mexico, Hungary, Italy, the USA, and beyond! When we opened in 2006, great chocolate was scarce.  But we've seen a renaissance since, with hundred of new artisans cropping up, making bars straight from the bean. Nowadays anyone can throw a bunch of chocolate up on a shelf. We remain focused on the fundamentals: quality, beauty, story, impact. Does the chocolate light up your mouth like a Christmas tree? Is it beautifully packaged. Do we love the inspiration, the dream, the love of the maker? Does buying this chocolate do something good for the world around us? Those are the bars, my friends, you'll find on our shelves.