Updated: Thursday, 14 Feb 2013, 7:23 PM EST
Published : Thursday, 14 Feb 2013, 7:23 PM EST
NORWALK, Conn. (WTNH) -- Sure we know Valentine's Day is about romance but where would either be without chocolate?
"We have fresh mint. We have caramel with sea salt. We have praline. We have tangerine with red chili another really hot selling piece, so this is like the most awesome place isn't it," asked Fritz Knipschildt, chocolatier and owner of Chocopologie.
News 8's Ali Reed says so but looks can be deceiving so she wanted to make sure the taste was awe-inspiring too.
"Really good," said News 8's Reed.
Each chocolate earned two big thumbs up. Fritz says he goes through 3-4 tons of raw chocolate a year and it's all made in Norwalk.
"Then you put it in the refrigerator for 5, 10 minutes and the shell hardens then you pipe in your ganash, the super soft delicious creamy center, then you put it back in the refrigerator for 5, 10 minutes, take it out, then you put chocolate on top again," said Knipschildt.
His chocolates are sold in about 1,000 stores across the country.
"You will see like 5, 6 p.m. there will be a line out the door," said Knipschildt.
"The men coming rushing in realizing they forgot to get chocolate," asked News 8's Reed.
"Yes," said Knipschildt.
For the men and women who planned ahead, there is a set dinner menu being offered tonight at Chocopologie. One piece of advice: save room for dessert.
"And this is actually a prefixed, three course dessert meal, isn't that fun," asked Knipschildt.
"So fun, you can't argure with that," said News 8's Reed.
"You have three courses of desserts," said Knipschildt.
Valentine's Day isn't the only day about chocolate. Easter is as well and they're already hard at work getting ready for that holiday.