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Dec 11, 2010 01:02 PM

Best Hot Chocolate?

None of that powdery Swiss Miss stuff! Where do you go in DC for a delicious warming chocolaty experience?

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      1. re: Elyssa

        Particularly their version with chipotle.

    1. Locolat Cafe, 18th and Florida.

      Locolat Cafe
      1781 Florida Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009

      1. Trader Joe's seems to have brought back Sipping Chocolate this year. It was MIA last year. I saw some at the Bailey's Crossroads store week before last, then last week the shelf was empty but the price tag was still there, so I guess they're expecting another shipment. If you make it like the instructions it's like drinking a chocolate bar.

        I suppose that ACKC probably serves something like that, for the price, or more, of a whole can at TJ's.

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        1. re: MikeR

          Au Pain Quotidien has good bittersweet cocoa.

          1. re: MikeR

            I always buy about 3 tins of that sipping chocolate from Trader Joe's; it rivals even my fancy Blanxart drinking chocolate, and can double as a churro dip.

          2. Radius Pizza on Mt. Please just brought back their hot chocolate. It's closer to drinking chocolate but has spices I couldn't identify as well. Regardless, it's really good and available for delivery.

            1. Agree with the ACKC recommendation. A bit overpriced - but very good! I also had a very delicious hot chocolate at Buzz in Alexandria. It seemed to have both cinnamon and a spicy pepper (chipotle maybe?). Anyways, it was delicious.

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              1. re: hppyheather

                I think they might have a HC happy hour some days.