Market Restaurant, Grocery Store, Yellow Dog Bakery and Escazu Moving to Oakwood Area

February, 19, 2012
Market Restaurant, Grocery Store, Yellow Dog Bakery and Escazu Moving to Oakwood Area

A restaurant, grocery store, coffee shop, bike shop, bakery, farm and more are moving to Person Street in the Oakwood area of Downtown Raleigh.

Escazu Chocolates Wins Good Food Award

January, 14, 2012

Just as Downtown Raleigh ushers in its newest chocolate factory, its first one wins a national award. Escazu Chocolate received a Good Food Award last night in San Fran.

Escazu Chocolates Gets Cool Hunted

August, 02, 2010
Escazu Chocolates Gets Cool Hunted

Escazu Chocolates gets a quick blurb on the blog Cool Hunting.

Escazu Chocolates New Retail Store and Factory Now Open

March, 15, 2010
Escazu Chocolates New Retail Store and Factory Now Open

Downtown Raleigh gets it’s first chocolate factory.

Escazu Serves Up Handmade Raleigh Chocolates

February, 13, 2008

Chocolatier Hal Parson was making chocolate bars in Beaufort, North Carolina before venturing to Costa Rica and Venezula.  A couple of years later, he has returned to Raleigh’s Glenwood South with a Chocolate Bar that looks to add a bit more daytime activity to the night friendly strip.  And with handcrafted chocolates made from organic chocolate from Latin America, Escazu will add a bit more international culture to downtown as well.