I'm a huge foodie, but I love sweets. Clearly not the best thing for your diet, but damnit they're satisfying. For months, the same Dallas-based shops have been catching my eye on Instagram -- Kate Weiser Chocolate, Sugarfina, and Cake Bar have looked oh-so delicious. So, last week as I was driving through Dallas I thought it would be a fabulous idea to just stop at all three spots to try them out!
Kate Weiser Chocolate | Trinity Groves
I'll be honest -- I didn't do very much research on Kate Weiser before I stopped by. There were sooo many options! Perhaps if they were ordinary chocolates I wouldn't have had such a difficult time selecting a few out of 30+ flavors. At $2.50 a pop, I didn't want to spend a lot of money on a large box of the chocolates, so I only got a tiny box of two to start.
I decided on the Truffle Honey and Cognac (left to right). The Truffle Honey was delicious, but the Cognac was extremely strong. If you're a fan of cognac, then you'll probably love the Cognac...but my little taste buds were screaming!
Perfect For: These would be perfect as a gift for Christmas, Valentine's Day, or anniversaries. Make sure you get these for someone who will appreciate!
Sugarfina | Highland Park Village
So many other bloggers post cute Insta photos with Sugarfina gummies! I'll admit that it's the only reason why I went hunting for them in Dallas. I circled Highland Park Village several times until I realized that they are located within a boutique called, Market. Initially, I thought Market would be...well, an actual market. When I walked inside, there was nothing but clothes and accessories; however, in a dedicated corner was an entire wall of Sugarfina candies.
For cutesy gummies and chocolates, they were pretty pricey. Many of the little acrylic cubes didn't hold very many piece. After pacing back and forth trying to figure out what I wanted, I settled on the Mint Chocolate Caviar (yes, because it had several pieces) and the Baby Champagne Bears (above) infused with Dom Pérignon Vintage Champagne. I would probably only buy these for cute picture, to treat myself, or be flat-out bougie.
Perfect For: Sugarfina makes me think of those sweet life milestones like weddings and baby showers. Great for party favors since they're already in acrylic boxes and you can purchase sleeves and gift wrap for them as well!
Cake Bar | Trinity Groves
My final stop of the afternoon was at Cake Bar at Trinity Groves. I've been looking for the perfect strawberry cake, so I just had to swoop by. Plus, who doesn't love cake? The cake was delicious of course and not dry (thank God). I think I might try the regular Strawberry cake next time or the Italian Cream -- those are my absolute favorite flavors to eat. I think the Neopolitan slice was an appealing option since it was my first visit and I could try three flavors in one slice.