Fran's Chocolates
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Fran's Chocolates

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1325 First Ave., Seattle, WA 98101 | (206) 682-0168, United States
Fran's Chocolates Store in Seattle
Courtesy of Fran's Chocolates
Type of shop
Food, wine, or spirits
Features
Artisanal/handicrafts, Local designers and products

Fran's salted caramels, sold in tidy little boxes tied with beautiful ribbon, have fans around the country, and in high places—President Obama is reported to have asked for a box when he tried them in Seattle. Founder Fran Bigelow was inspired by Parisian chocolatiers and her namesake chain has a European austerity. Besides the light and dark caramels sprinkled with sea salt, Fran's makes truffles and a few coated nuts—all worthy of acclaim, presidential or not.

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