Are you like so many of us who have a bit of a sweet tooth? How about just chocolate? Do you dream of that sweet, bitter, creamy taste of South Carolina chocolate? Do you dream of sinking your teeth into it and feeling it melt on your tongue in sheer bliss? Ever wonder where you can find the best South Carolina chocolate shops? Wonder no more. We have found out where you can get some of the best chocolate in South Carolina! We have no doubt that each and every one of these can explode that sweet tooth and bring you to chocolate nirvana. Here they are in no particular order.

Chocolate is one of those things that are absolute heaven to the senses. It’s not only the taste but the smell and the feeling that it provokes. It has been shown in scientific studies to temporarily alleviate depression because of the endorphins your brain makes when you just have the smell…not even the taste. Dark chocolate is better for you than milk, but all of it’s amazing. Then there are the truffles in South Carolina…yum! Just remember that everything is good in small quantities. If you eat it all the time then it isn’t so special. What is your favorite chocolate? Tell us in the comments below! Here is a bonus South Carolina Chocolate shop.

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What are the best candy shops in South Carolina?

The best candy shops in South Carolina include:

  • Candy Girl Confections. Located in Myers Park, this candy shop has elegant displays of sweet confections ranging from old-fashioned favorites to yummy chocolates and gummies.
  • barCHOCOLATE. This little shop makes small-batch, artisan chocolates using local and fresh ingredients with no extracts or flavorings.
  • RocketFizz. This is the place to go to get your fix of candy and soda and it has a vast selection of both.
  • Petit Philippe. This is a combination of a wine bar and chocolatier where you can get some of the most scrumptious wines and chocolates in the state.

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What are the most iconic foods in South Carolina?

The most iconic foods in South Carolina include:

  • Shrimp and Grits. Pick some shrimp out of a low county boil and throw them on some hot buttered grits and you’ll have this amazing dish.
  • Okra. People in South Carolina love their okra and serve it up in a multitude of ways: steamed, fried, boiled, you name it.
  • Frogmore Stew. This is synonymous with the Lowcountry boil where shrimp, corn, sausage, and potatoes are boiled with a mixture of spices and eaten by hand right off the table.
  • Boiled Peanuts. While this is a popular treat all over the South, it is most certainly a staple in South Carolina.

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What are the most classic dishes in South Carolina?

The most classic dishes in South Carolina include:

  • Southern Fried Chicken. In South Carolina, this can be made savory or spicy with an egg batter that is to die for.
  • Pimento Cheese. This is cheese mixed with mayonnaise, cream cheese, and pimentos and is found all over the state.
  • South Carolina Barbecue. There are different regions, some with a sweet yellow mustard sauce and some with a spicy vinegar and pepper sauce.
  • Hoppin’ Johns. This is a dish made with rice and black-eyed peas that is traditionally eaten on New Year’s Day.

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