Warm Up

Hot chocolate from Andrè's Confiserie

Warm Up


There’s just something about drinking hot chocolate that makes you feel good from the inside out. Maybe it’s the magical properties of the cocoa bean or the luscious yumminess of the cool whipped cream combining with the heat of the chocolate. Whatever it is we’re big fans and in our quest to keep warm this winter have curated a list of some of the best places in K.C. to get your hot chocolate fix.

words Jami Robben

Christopher Elbow’s Peanut Butter Drinking Chocolate

Looking for a warm chocolate blanket to snuggle up in when the weather becomes unbearable? This European drinking chocolate will have you thinking you’ve achieved cocoa nirvana. Named Best Hot Chocolate in the U.S. by Food and Wine Magazine one sip will have you hooked.


Hi Hat Aztec Spicy Cocoa

Using Bark from the Aztec dark chocolate, this rich drink can cure any frigid day malaise. The dark chocolate mixed with creamy milk creates a unique but comforting cocoa.


Parisi Cafe Cioccolato

This drink is so rich and luxurious that it’s been upgraded to “sipping chocolate.” Made using a rich, molten cocoa and homemade marshmallows it’s the ultimate cold weather antidote.


Andres Confiserie Suisse Hot Cocoa

Just when you thought that hot chocolate is only for those with a lust for sugar, Andres takes their hot chocolate to another level with a Swiss spin. Not too sweet and full of robust chocolate flavor it’s a drink that’s like a hug.


Garza's Goodies Hot Chocolate

If you’re in the mood to drink your dessert, then this sipping chocolate is just the treat for you. Aficionados describe it as a warm liquid brownie that can be addictive.


Mudpie Vegan Bakery Cocoa

Dairy free and vegan this cocoa still delivers a powerful punch of yum.