(And you thought the holiday gorging was over.) There are a fair number of Los Angeles-based chocolate companies: it's hard to choose favorites, but here are eight of the very best artisanal chocolate makers in the city. Just in time for Valentine's Day, by the way.
Chocolate bar at Chocolatebox Cafe. Image found on Chocolatebox's Facebook page.
Chocolates from Edelweiss Chocolate Factory. Image from Dessert Darling.
Mexican chocolate at Compartes. Image from The Delicious Life.
Chocolate men from K Chocolatier. Image from K Chocolatier's Facebook page.
An assortment of chocolates from Madame Chocolat. Image from The Hundreds.
Chocolates from Mignon Chocolate. Image from Mignon Chocolate's Facebook page.
An assortment of chocolates from Valerie Confections. Image from Vegas and Food.
Easter eggs from Jin Patisserie. Image from Pink Box.