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What Is Mexican Chocolate?

What Is Mexican Chocolate?

What is Mexican Chocolate?

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Chocolate Bucket List

Chocolate Bucket List

Chocolate and Cacao Experiences Around The World You Must Try

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What is an Authentic Cacao Ceremony?

What is an Authentic Cacao Ceremony?

How To Find The Perfect Cacao Ceremony & Why You Should Attend One

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How to Prepare for Your First Cacao Ceremony

How to Prepare for Your First Cacao Ceremony

Steps to Take Before Your First Cacao Ceremony

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LA's Top 5 Ice Cream Shops You Must Try

LA's Top 5 Ice Cream Shops You Must Try

LA's Ice Cream Scene is no exception.

LA is quite the multi-cultural city, where you can find flavors from across the globe. Check out our Top 5 Ice Cream Shops in Los Angeles, outside of Salt & Straw which can always be found at ChocoVivo.  

 

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What are antioxidants and how do we measure them?

What are antioxidants and how do we measure them?

Antioxidants are found in all sorts of foods and they inhibit oxidation of the cells in our bodies.  But what exactly are 'antioxidants?' If we break down the word: anti (against) oxidants (oxidation) which means antioxidants are substances that prevent cell damage and can cause oxidation.  Read more


A Beginners Guide to ChocoVivo

A Beginners Guide to ChocoVivo

Navigating the Menu and Shop
Take a sneak peak into ChocoVivo!
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3 Recipes for your Next Chocolate Spa

3 Recipes for your Next Chocolate Spa


Dark Chocolate and Love 5

Dark Chocolate and Love 5 "lovely" properties of Dark Chocolate


5 Chocolate Experiences to Try in LA

5 Chocolate Experiences to Try in LA


5 recipes with our cacao butters

5 recipes with our cacao butters


5 Perks of Working at a Chocolate Factory

5 Perks of Working at a Chocolate Factory


ChocoVivo Chocolate Bars Ranked

ChocoVivo Chocolate Bars Ranked


Breakfast at ChocoVivo: Coffee & Cacao: Our Best Cacao and Coffee Drinks for Your Morning

Breakfast at ChocoVivo: Coffee & Cacao: Our Best Cacao and Coffee Drinks for Your Morning


How to enjoy a proper chocolate tasting at ChocoVivo

How to enjoy a proper chocolate tasting at ChocoVivo


The Elusive 85% cacao

The Elusive 85% cacao

Attention this one’s for everybody newcomers and regulars too, we’re here to let you in on a little secret.  Read more


The Many uses of Chocolate Dust!

The Many uses of Chocolate Dust!

First things first what is Chocolate Dust? Chocolate Dust is a ground mixture of cacao beans, cinnamon, coconut flakes, vanilla extract salt, if your unsure of how to use it below are just a few ideas... Read more


5 must try items at ChocoVivo

5 must try items at ChocoVivo

If you have or have never entered the door of ChocoVivo the menu can be difficult to sort out both for newcomers and for second timers. So we’ve prepared a list of must try items at ChocoVivo to make your first or second trip easy.

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TOP 5 things to do in LA

TOP 5 things to do in LA

In the Heart of DTLA lies a true gem Grand Central Market. Around since 1917 Grand Central Market became home to vendors from all across LA. To this day it continues to grow Read more


A Surprising History of St. Patrick's Day

A Surprising History of St. Patrick's Day


 

Shortage of Vanilla Beans

Listen to NPR on why Vanilla Beans are skyrocketing and read about our 2 bars with vanilla beans from different parts of the world - Mexico and Africa. Read more


Chocolate Fat Water

Chocolate Fat Water

Drinking fatty beverages has never been more delicious! Learn what the Tibetans and Mayan have in common.

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Top 6 Unique Spots in Culver City

Top 6 Unique Spots in Culver City

 Here for only a short period of time, see the Top 6 spots you HAVE TO visit in Culver City!

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ChocoVivo Summer Guide to the Westside

ChocoVivo Summer Guide to the Westside

Summer Fun! Read more


The Florentine Codex + History of Drinking Cacao

The Florentine Codex + History of Drinking Cacao


How to Host your own Chocolate and Wine Pairing

How to Host your own Chocolate and Wine Pairing


The Science Behind Chocolate and Coffee

The Science Behind Chocolate and Coffee


Coffee Mocktails featuring Cacao Bitters - House Roots Coffee preview event

Coffee Mocktails featuring Cacao Bitters - House Roots Coffee preview event


Hemp Cacao Butter

Hemp Cacao Butter


Health Benefits of Cacao Almond Butter

Health Benefits of Cacao Almond Butter


Top 5 Things to do in the Chilean Lake District

Top 5 Things to do in the Chilean Lake District


Chilean Wine Guide, an adventure with ChocoVivo: Part 2

Chilean Wine Guide, an adventure with ChocoVivo: Part 2


How to Cacao in Chile, an Adventure with ChocoVivo: Part 1

How to Cacao in Chile, an Adventure with ChocoVivo: Part 1


ChocoVivo and Cacao Nibs

ChocoVivo and Cacao Nibs


Know Your Cacao: A Beginner's Guide

Know Your Cacao: A Beginner's Guide


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