What a charming jewel hidden inside of downtown Columbia, MO! I stopped in Columbia for business and asked about some places to visit, and I was told of a chocolate shop. Since I love chocolates, I decided to give the place a visit. I was amazed at the selection (hundreds of candies) of confections for sale and was told I could go to the viewing room to watch them being made. I walked up a magically decorated stairwell to the viewing room and watched a team of confectioniers make chocolates by hand and by machine. The whole place looked like Candy Land with custom painted walls, I'll take my kids if I get back in this neck of the woods.
The service was great, I ended up buying way more then I anticipated. At my hotel I ate the turtles, sea salt caramels, and some artisan chocolates, they were all as good or better then anything I find on the West Coast. Actually, I guess the caramel was the best I have ever eaten, very soft and tasty. I got my kids the chocolate potato chips and some chocolate oreos, they were devoured upon receipt by the kiddos.
I don't Trip Advise very often, but I highly suggest checking this place out if you are ever in Columbia, MO.
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