Chocolate blog

Chocolate & Rye Tasting, Friday 9/18

PLEASE JOIN US FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18th  FOR AN EVENING OF CHOCOLATE & RYE Dad's Hat Rye returns for a special tasting event at Tradestone Cafe.     We'll be sampling Dad's Hat's White, Regular, Port-finished and Vermouth-finished Ryes, paired with 5 chocolates not previously available and created especially for our forthcoming Whiskey-in-the-Box Chocolate Assortme...

Wine & Chocolate Tasting, Friday 6/19!

WINE & CHOCOLATE HAPPY HOUR & TASTING FRIDAY, JUNE 19th TRADESTONE CAFE, 117 Fayette St., Conshohocken, PA Please join us to celebrate summer the best way we know how with our good friends from Penns Woods Winery and Taste Artisanal Market. HAPPY HOUR from 4 – 6pm: Come by the Cafe for an after work treat, […]

Philadelphia Flower Show: Booth 1026

FIND US AT BOOTH 1026 AT THE PHILADELPHIA FLOWER SHOW! We are delighted to be supporting the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society at the Philadelphia Flower Show — Feb. 28th – March 8th! FLOWER SHOW DEALS We’re offering some of our best pricing EVER! Show Only Deals include: $5 Surprise Assortments $6 Bars (including a Lavender Lemon bar, made special […]

Love is in the Air (& the Mail)

Nothing is as iconic as a box of fine chocolates at Valentine's Day.  Chef Chip Roman, alongside renowned chocolatier Chef Fred Ortega, bring their seasonal yet timeless flavors to your sweetheart's lips with Tradestone Confections, available to be shipped across the United States, picked up at Tradestone Cafe or found at some of the finest […]

The Tradestone Confections Chocolate Martini

{The Tradestone Confections Chocolate Martini} Winter is finally truly upon us, and we’re taking the sting off the cold through confection concoctions. Chef Fred shared his chocolate martini recipe with us, and we stopped by our sister restaurant, the Treemont, 231 S. 15th Street, Philadelphia, to give it a spin. The results are creamy and rich, without being overly sweet […]

Giving Thanks to Our Awesome Team!

As Thanksgiving fast approaches, we have a lot to give thanks for. Just about a year ago, our excellent design firm, Think Brownstone, launched our website and cast the Tradestone seed into the world. We swiftly expanded with Tradestone Cafe that winter, and soon after came our catering division.  We couldn't have done so much so quickly without some […]

Welcome to our Winter Wonderland!

If the chill in the air this weekend was any indicator, our Winter Holiday Line has arrived just in time to provide familiar flavors as welcomed and comforting as your favorite cozy sweater. We've decked out our chocolates with seasonal ingredients like pears, peppermint, gingerbread, cranberries, chestnuts and vanilla, creating belly-warming indulgences and enchanting edible gifts. ...

Chocolate & Whiskey Tasting – 11/14

In celebration of the launch of our Whiskey Tasting Box, a collaboration with Dad’s Hat Pennsylvania Rye Whiskey, we are hosting a Tasting Event next Friday, 11/14. Join John Cooper from Dad’s Hat Rye and Fred Ortega, our Chef / Owner, for a led tasting of 3 chocolates (Double Mint, Cinnamon & Caramel Apple) paired […]

Whiskey Tasting Box: A Collaboration with Dad’s Hat Pennsylvania Rye

Introducing the Whiskey Tasting Box, created in collaboration with Dad’s Hat Rye, distilled in Bristol, PA. A warm and festive pairing that complements merry-making this coming season.   Featuring our Cinnamon, Double Mint and Caramel Apple confections, these selections from our signature line are enhanced when enjoyed with a glass of Rye in ways that will delight the lover of [&he...