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Unique Experiences

Public and private chocolate workshops and tastings.

Ethically Sourced

We choose to work with high-quality chocolate from direct and fair trade farms. 

Handcrafted with Local Ingredients

While our chocolate hails from all over the world,
we source many ingredients and flavors right here in Rochester, NY.

All the Colors of Chocolate

Saving the World with ChocolateRacial Injustices and the Colors of ChocolateIt is time to do more.  When I first started Laughing Gull Chocolates, I boldly claimed - and naively believed - that I was going to save the world with chocolate. In part, it was likely this...

Out of the Box Mother’s Day Gifts

Out of the Box Mother’s Day Gifts

Out-of-the-Box Mother's Day Gifts Sweet Treats to Eat and Virtual ExperiencesGrowing up, I knew how fortunate I was to have my mom. She was the best mom, role model, and as far as I can tell, loved the job (perhaps second only to being a grandmother)? In fact, it was...

Sustainable ChocolateOne Experience Visiting a Biodiverse Cacao Farm in Vietnam *First blogged in 2017. Reposting today for Earth Day 2020*A few years ago, my parents gave me what would become one of my favorite sweatshirts: it’s yellow, depicts a smiling penguin, and...

Looking for Feel Good Easter Candy and Passover Treats?

Looking for Feel Good Easter Candy and Passover Treats?

Thoughts about Spring Holidays and ChocolateEaster candy and Passover treats for your holiday celebrationPassover has always been one of my favorite holidays. Not only did it mean spring was here; it was also an opportunity to feast with loved ones - and we were...

Connection, Isolation & Chocolate

Connection, Isolation & Chocolate  Perspectives from a New Mom of 2 During the PandemicI don’t say this much, but I’m scared. I’m exhausted - physically and mentally.   One week ago today, I went into labor and a short seven hours later, our second beautiful...

Happy Souffle Day!

Happy Souffle Day!

Featured Recipe Spiced* SouffleMoist, light, fluffy, chocolatey and just the right amount of spice. We were so happy with the way this turned out and can't wait to see how yours turns out!For too long, our list of things to do has included sharing recipes that...

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