When it comes to all things cacao, this New Hampshire-based chocolatier is one of the biggest names in the Boston area, with chocolate cafés in Back Bay and Harvard Square. Their old-school, European-style hot chocolate—or “drinking chocolate,” as Burdick bills it—is made with either Burdick’s dark, milk or white chocolate blends, or with single source varietals, e.g. robust mineral-flavored cacao from Grenada.
As the weather cools, the leaves fall and the skies turn grey, and nothing satisfies the soul like a warm cup of rich hot chocolate. Fortunately, Boston is brimming with mugs of creamy, sweet, spicy and boozy cocoa options. Grab one of these comforting libations after taking a fall stroll through the best parks in Boston, or following a spin on the ice at one of the best skating rinks in Boston. If hot chocolate doesn't satisfy your sweet tooth, check out our guide to the best desserts in Boston.
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