Reviews & Mentions


"6 Pumpkin Spice Treats in Chicago
That Are Better Than a Latte"
October, 2017

Third Coast Review
"8 Tasty Halloween Treats - 
Chicago Style"
October, 2017

Voyage Chicago
"Meet Heather Johnston of
Veruca Chocolates"
May, 2017

"You Will Want to Indulge in These
Over-the-Top Chocolates for
Easter 2017"
April, 2017

Tasting Table
"Easter Gift Guide 2017; 
Basket Baller"
April, 2017

Dessert Professional
"Shop Talk: Veruca Chocolates"
Nov/Dec 2016


Chicago Tribune
"5 Chicago Confectioners making
spooky candy for Halloween"
October, 2016


The New York Times
"Creepy Crawly Chocolates
for Halloween"
October, 2016

"3 Sweet Splurges in Chicago"
November, 2016


Real Simple
"6 Gourmet Hanukkah Gelts
for Chocolate Lovers"
October, 2015

Urban Daddy
"The Sate of Halloween Candy"
October, 2015

Chicago Magazine
"Ten Goodies You Won't Want to
Give Away for Halloween"
September, 2015

Candy Industry Magazine
"Veruca Chocolates..."
March, 2015

Fit Pregnancy Magazine
"The Best Chocolate Dessert
Recipes Ever"
February, 2015

Bon Appetit
Holiday Gift Guide 2014 - "Witness
the Miracle of Good Hanukkah Gelt"

Food & Wine Magazine
"Best Chocolates in the U.S."

Make It Better Magazine
"The Best Artisinal Chocolate in Chicago..."
February, 2014

Saveur Magazine
"Glorious Gelt"
December, 2013

Crain's Chicago Business
"Of Small Batch Chocolates
and Pediatrics"
November, 2013

Chicago Tribune
"Hanukkah treat for the 
big kid in you"
November, 2013

Better Homes and Gardens
"Traditional Spin"
November, 2013



Tasting Panel Magazine
"Here Comes Hanukkah"
October, 2013

The New York Times
"Chocolate Hannukah Coins for Adults
November 27, 2012

Time Out Chicago Magazine
"Upgrade Your Valentine's Day Gifts
February 7, 2013

Bon Appetit magazine
"Does Good Gelt Exist?"
December, 2012 

Food & Wine Magazine
"Trendspotting: Caramels"
December, 2012

Tasting Table online
"A Chocolate A Day"
January 5, 2012

Chicago Magazine
Holiday Gift Guide
December 2012


"Gelt Without Guilt"
November 27, 2012 

Food & Wine Magazine online
"Valentine's Day picks"
February 13, 2012


Dose Market
"Doctor's Orders"
March, 2012