Mary Leonard

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    Chocolat Céleste and Buttercream say "I do!"

    Chocolat Céleste via FacebookCustom chocolates and custom cakes make great bedfellows.​ We were more than a little sad when Chocolat Celeste owner Mary Leonard announced last year that her famed chocolate shop was closing. But Leonard was undeterred by the havoc the Central Corridor light rail co ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 9, 2011
  • Blogs

    November 17, 2010

    B.T. McElrath vs. Chocolat Céleste: A holiday chocolate showdown

    Lisa GulyaIf only chocolate truffles really grew on trees​As if the Minnesota History Center's "Chocolate" exhibit doesn't provide enough excuses to indulge this fall, the Hot Dish is here to tempt you with locally made seasonal chocolates. We tested our sweet tooth against pumpkin truffles fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    Chocolate Celeste now open

    Chocolate CelesteMary Leondard's chocolate comeback!​Chocophiles were disappointed when Chocolate Celeste's University Avenue/280 shop closed last spring--but just last week, owner Mary Leonard reopened at 652 Transfer Ave. in St. Paul, a block off University, just East of 280. Another poten ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    July 10, 2002

    Days of Wine and Chocolate

    Pairings perhaps too explosive for the general public