On The Way Out
If you’re ever in downtown Chicago, and you catch an incredibly strong whiff of chocolate… that’d be Blommers. The Blommer Chocolate Company is near the Mud Lot, and whenever I drive to work, I walk by it.
Everyone’s been talking about trying to go there for a tour, and today I was able to get inside (since I got to take a half-day). There’s an outlet store that’s open to the public, and I went in to inquire about a tour. Despite my obvious enthusiasm, I got a weary headshake from a woman who has obviously answered this question a thousand times over. Ah well.
Walking by it one day, Matt remarked:
You know. As much as we want it to be true, I highly doubt there are these big, open vats of chocolate inside. You know, just sitting there, unattended?