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Dorinda's Chocolates & Essentials

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Gourmet Foods & Fine Goods in Truckee, CA

Once you've experienced the superior quality of our gourmet foods you may never be able to shop those items at a grocery store again. You'll find our tempting selection of master crafted chocolate confections, premium oils and vinegars and fine teas and spices too good and unique to want to go back to the ordinary. But Dorinda's Chocolates & Essentials in Downtown Truckee, CA is so much more than a foods store. From our own line of luxurious bath, body and beauty products to our elevated array of fine goods and gifts, we have all the essentials you need for enhanced living.

Award-Winning Chocolates

Dorinda’s award-winning artisan chocolates are all-natural creations handmade with the best possible fair trade ingredients by some of the region’s most celebrated chocolatiers. Sample our best mainstay and seasonal varieties in-store or shop our vast selection online. Join our Chocolate of the Month club or use our Build-a-Box tool to customize a box for any occasion.
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Dorinda's Essentials

Our gift boutique is laden with our own line of plush bath, body and beauty products, gourmet food items, teas and tea accessories and an elegant mix of women's accessories, housewares, uniquely crafted baskets and other fine items. We also specialize in custom gift baskets and can help you put together the perfect gift.
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Whether you're near or far, we have your culinary and artisan goods and gift needs covered.

Health & Wellness
Bath & Body
Home Goods
Gourmet Oils
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Tahoe Oil & Spice

As the new owners of Tahoe Oil & Spice, our specialty foods offerings are more extensive than ever. Located just two doors down from Dorinda’s in Downtown Truckee, Tahoe Oil & Spice features a wide range of premium olive oils and balsamic vinegars, specialty spices and rubs and other gourmet items like honey, jams and delicious pastas.
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Dorinda's Chocolates & Essentials

The Story of Dorinda's Chocolates

A Family Affair
Since the beginning, family has been the foundation of everything we do.
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Special Events

Special Events
We host all sorts of pairings, tastings, classes and other special events.
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