The 5 best chocolate treats in Houston: For Valentine's Day — or any day. By Jodie Eisenhardt. Culture Map.

Yes, Valentine’s Day means candy and that can be a fabulous thing — or a not-so-fabulous thing depending on what your Valentine chooses. Consider some delicious, savvy options this year or feel free to be your own Valentine with a decadent chocolate gift for yourself!Here is a chocolate gift guide:1). Araya Artisan Chocolate on West Gray creates some of the most visually stunning and luscious...

A Month of Chocolate: 29 Ways to Indulge. By Brooke Viggiano. Houston Press.

In January, we brought you a Month of Oatmealin honor of National Oatmeal Month. That was nice and all, but February's here. And in February, it's all about the chocolate baby. From complimentary s'mores at a poolside bar to a Snickers beignet (is this real life?), here are 29 ways to indulge:Wed. Feb. 1: Swap your regular cup of Joe for a Cinnamon Spice Mocha at Inversion Coffee House.Thurs. Feb....

Gifts We’re Giving. By Jodie Eisenhardt. My Table.

We think the best gifts are those enjoyed amongst friends — be it a bottle of bubbly or a fine, aged cheese. The SideDish team has put together a list of edible — and local — gifts that might be the perfect items for your foodie friends.OLIVE AND VINE, 12848 Queensbury Lane in CityCentre, 832-377-1610I struggle to put into words how stunningly delicious these products are. Think 40 different varie...