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Where to buy a box of cute chocolates or sweets?

exm7 Mar 19, 2009 09:29 AM

I would like to bring a cute box of chocolates or sweets to a friend's place. I'm looking for something that appeals to kids. Maybe a spring/animal/Easter theme. Close to Bethesda/Rockville would be ideal, but I'm willing to drive a little. Thank you!

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    weezycom RE: exm7 Mar 19, 2009 09:55 AM

    It's not close, but maybe they could work with you by phone/delivery, is the Sugar Cube on N. Lee Street in Old Town, Alexandria. They have great chocolates and a lot of fun offerings.

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      Teddybear RE: exm7 Mar 19, 2009 10:59 AM

      Kron at Mazza Gallery in Friendship Heights usually as innovative chocolates-- teddy bears included.

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        Chocolatechipkt RE: Teddybear Mar 19, 2009 11:35 AM

        I second Kron. :)

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        MrsWheatie RE: exm7 Mar 19, 2009 11:26 AM

        Balducci's might be good for your request.

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          chicken kabob RE: MrsWheatie Mar 19, 2009 01:59 PM

          I was thinking balducci's, too... Maybe Trader Joe's?

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          skipper RE: exm7 Mar 19, 2009 01:22 PM

          There is a chocolate place on RT 108 in Olney in the strip center where the movies used to be.

          1. Chocolatechipkt RE: exm7 Mar 19, 2009 04:09 PM

            Periwinkle in Chevy Chase DC also has some good sweets.

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              terpatin RE: exm7 Mar 19, 2009 04:54 PM

              Check out divinedelights.com -- they are California-based but I have never had anything arrive other than perfectly fresh, perfectly packaged, and perfectly delicious. Their "critters", petit-fours decorated as animals, would be perfect for kids. I used critters as part of a dessert for a very casual rehearsal dinner before my son's wedding this summer and they were a huge hit and have sent them to my 90 years plus mother as well to equal delight.

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                Gigi007 RE: exm7 Mar 19, 2009 07:00 PM

                I like Leonidas (Belgian chocolates), but the shop is in Georgetown. My 2nd suggestion would be Balduccis.

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                  milocat RE: exm7 Mar 20, 2009 12:40 PM

                  Rodman's has fabulous Easter stuff from Europe and around the world, eggs, bunnies, chicks etc. I go to the one at Friendship Heights but I think there is a Rockvile store too.

                  I just went to the Neuhaus chocolates in Union Station and they have chocolate eggs and bunnies nicely wrapped with bows etc.

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