Start this chocolate walk with desert at the Chocollage Bakery in downtown Norfolk. A family owned bakery offers everything chocolate from cakes, brownies to "skor" bars.
Journey through Norfolk and experience a transformation of the palate on a Norfolk 's Food Tour. Visit restaurants sampling house specialties themed with chocolate and listening to the staff discuss the culinary creations and history of the establishment.
Delight and discover the story of Rowena’s and her famous pound cakes, jams and jellies. Learn the secret of the pound cake and how this company all started from three fruit trees. Rowena’s is a quaint store in Norfolk’s Freemason District filled with pound cakes, an assortment of curds, jams, and sauces all for the tasting! Then enjoy a famous waffle cone with chocolate ice cream from Doumar’s. Where Abe Doumar invented the waffle cone by taking a waffle and rolling it into a cone, to which he added ice cream. Doumar’s still bakes cones on the original cone machines.
Stroll down Colley Avenue in Historic Ghent for some great chocolate finds. Stop in Le Marche, a French store offering the finest French items from antiques, gifts and French chocolate. Enjoy a freshly made cupcake at Carolina Cupcakery Cupcakes, Hampton Roads first cupcake bakery. Stop for lunch in one of the many locally owned restaurants. Luna Maya is a South American restaurant that offers an authentic Mexican menu with a desert to die for... the Torta De Chocolate, a rich flourless Belgian dark chocolate. The relax shipping a chocolate craft beer at The Norfolk's Tap House and Grille.
Become a chef with a cooking class at the Culinary Arts Institute with Casual Chef. What to do when unexpected guests arrive, summer wine pairings, Pies, French, and so many more classes! You will cook enough for a complete dinner!
Enjoy a chocolate inspire brunch menu aboard the Spirit of Norfolk with chocolate pancakes and other fabulous items. Cruise along the Elizabeth River with great food, live entertainment, and chocolate!!
Shopping, Lunch and Chocolate Tour! Stroll through over 100 shops and restaurants in MacArthur Center. This downtown mall offers a self-guided chocolate tour through many of their retailers including Dillard's spa, and Williams and Sonoma.