In a few weeks, while your friends are bemoaning the annual holiday of red roses and heart-shaped boxes of waxy chocolates, you can brag that you've already treated your sweetheart to a nice date complete with expensive truffles and a limo. Impress your companion, and make your friends jealous, by making reservations for the Dallas by Chocolate Valentine's Indulgence Tour. This time the limo bus is heading north for stops at four chocolate hot spots including The Dark Chocolate Bakery, which specializes in miniature gourmet cakes, and Elegantly Chocolate, an artisan chocolate shop in Carrollton. You'll pick up some tips about making chocolate and a few history lessons as you sample some of the finest local confections. The limo bus departs from Chocolate Angel, 635 W. Campbell Rd. in Richardson, at 1 p.m. Sunday and returns at 4:15. The next tour is schedule for 1 p.m. on Sunday, February 12. Tours are $25 per person. Call 972-442-6963 or visit dallasbychocolate.com for reservations.
Sun., Feb. 5, 1 p.m., 2012