Taza Chocolates

Made in Somerville, chef Ivy Stark uses their chocolates on her Mexican menu at Dos Caminos. "They grind Mexican chocolate with a lava stone molino, as is traditionally done in Mexico and their product is very high quality."

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Q's Nuts

Small batch sweet, savory, and exotic flavored nuts made in Somerville by husband and wife team Beth and Brian “Q” Quinn. Chef Mark O'Leary of Shojo recommends them for a souvenir. They use local Taza stone ground chocolate for their Mexican Chocolate Pecans and Almond. 

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Bantam Cider

This Somerville cidery uses fresh-pressed apples from Western Massachusetts for their Basque style ciders. You’ll find their ciders on cocktail menus at places like Hungry Mother. Stop into the tasting room and take home bottle or two.

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