By Josh Simons on Dec 31, 2006
For a treat, I recommend the Salt Caramels from Fran's Chocolates, Ltd in Washington. The Gray Salt Caramels, which won an Outstanding Confection award in 2003, are made with dark chocolate and are sprinkled with grey sea salt harvested off the coast of Brittany. The Smoked Salt Caramels, which won an award in 2005, are made with milk chocolate and topped with a sea salt smoked over Welsh oak.
My wife gave me an assortment for Christmas and they are very, very good.
For those of you in Washington State, there are two retail stores--one in Seattle (2626 N.E. University Village Street) and one in Bellevue (10036 Main Street). The rest of us can use the web site. Yum.