Champagne Toolbox

Next time you're asked to help a dear friend move, send over one of these handy toolboxes by Dina Bean in lieu of your presence and you may just find yourself completely off the hook. The red metal box contains the bare necessities for urban relocation: hammer, screwdriver, tape measure, flashlight, chocolate, champagne, and gourmet cookies. The set even includes an issue of Dwell to …

Fran’s Smoked Salt Caramels

I'm a fan of all things that mix sweet and salty, so when I first tasted the rising confectionary trend combining chocolate, sea salt, and caramel, I was hooked. Fran's Chocolates, a company based out of Seattle, just kicked it up a notch with their introduction of a version that utilizes smoked Welsh sea salt. Sweet and complex, the savory punch perfectly compliments the buttery …

Cocoa Coal

I'm really excited that more and more companies are creating "adult" food products that hit the sweet spot without pummeling you with extra sugar, HFCS, additives and preservatives; companies like GuS, and Fizzy Lizzy come to mind. Add to this growing cateogory my new favorite popcorn snack, Cocoa Coal from LesserEvil. Once you get beyond the name and the packaging you'll discover popcorn that is …