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Pieces of Chocolate

Family owned & operated...

making memories in Washington, DC

for over 39 years.


So good we had to say it twice

Monday, October 2, 2023  

Hours of Operation: 11AM to 5PM

“Never underestimate the power of chocolate.”


We are now open from 11am to 5pm Monday thru Friday (with holiday exceptions) and 12pm to 4pm on Saturday.

Due to small space, the risk of COVID & flu transmission is HIGH. MASKS ARE ENCOURAGED. 

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All About Us

Our Story

Sisters Frances and Ginger Park were carefree young women when the sudden death of their father turned their world upside down. Reeling from the loss, they turned to each other  - and the comfort of good chocolate - to numb their pain as they tried to figure out a way to create a shared future. The answer turned out to be as simple as their childhood dream: open a chocolate shop. 

In January 1984, Chocolate Chocolate opened its doors in downtown Washington, DC.

Soon thereafter, Ginger's husband Skip became a part of the chocolate dream. Over time, the CC family grew with the wondrous Estelle, Koomo, Justin, & Marge.

And the rest is chocolate history.


Our Books

While Skip takes care of CC behind-the-scenes business, The Park Sisters are busy writing - yes, they're not only chocoholics, but award-winning authors too! Their collection of published books include a chocolate memoir, a food allergy cookbook, personal essays, short fiction & numerous children's books. All books are discounted & autographed for CC customers.

Recent publications:


Frances: "That Lonely Spell: Stories of Family, Friends & Love", Heliotrope Books,

March 25, 2022


Ginger: A historical middle grade/young adult novel titled

"The Hundred Choices Department Store", Fitzroy Books, a division of Regal House Publishing, March 25, 2022


Ginger & Frances:  Children's picture book "Grandpa's Scroll", Albert Whitman & Co, May 11, 2023

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