Bartren Chocolate Subscription Boxes Features us in their Podcast!

Bartren is a chocolate bar subscription service based out of Las Vegas, Nevada. They featured us in their most recent subscription box with our Maya Mountain Cacao chocolate! They interviewed David about this award-winning bar. You can listen below:

We made the LA Times’ list of best ice cream spots in the city!
|   Husband-and-wife team David and Corey Menkes founded their chocolate company in 2014 in their two-bedroom Cheviot Hills apartment, eventually moving the small-batch bean-to-bar operation to a nearby storefront. For years they’d approached ice cream companies about using their … Read More

The LA Times Counts our Beans!

2,959,560 million: The number of cacao beans the LetterPress Chocolate company roasted last year. That’s right, LetterPress Chocolate co-owner David Menkes counts the beans that go into his chocolate bars, which are mostly 70% cocoa. This isn’t as crazy as it sounds, … Read More

Chocolate Conching

LetterPress Chocolate begins conching for flavor development What is chocolate conching? And why haven’t we ever done it before? In the most basic terms, conching is heat + aeration. But let’s back up a moment and talk about the bigger … Read More

avoidingRegret took our tour and wrote about it!

Crafting Cacao Under the Influence of a Printing Press Blogger Sandi who runs the avoidingRegret Blog took our tour and did a wonderful writeup on it! Check out the link below. What happens when a Hollywood graphic designer who volunteers … Read More

Eater named us as one of top 24 chocolate shops in America!

Co-owners Corey and David Menkes spend more time sourcing their chocolate than molding it, ensuring the beans they use come from farms that practice sustainable agriculture and pay their workers fair wages. Today, their operation produces nearly 3,000 bars each … Read More

Eater Los Angeles Covers Our Grand Opening!

Small Batch Chocolate-Maker Puts Together Some of LA’s Best-Sourced Cacao LetterPress Chocolate’s owners want Angelenos to know the vast difference between chocolatiers and chocolate-makers. And while the city is full of the former, LetterPress is one of a few small batch … Read More

We’re featured in the LA Times today!

See chocolate bars be made from scratch at LetterPress Chocolate’s new Los Angeles store We’ve become accustomed to restaurants with open kitchens, coffee shops with on-site roasters, taquerias where you can see the tortillas being made — but how about a shop … Read More

We were featured in The New Yorker Magazine!

L.A.’s First Eataly Auditions Local Products   At Picco’s table, a callback was under way. That morning, David Menkes, a graphic designer who makes LetterPress Chocolate, a line of single-origin chocolate bars, had so impressed an Eataly buyer that she … Read More

VoyageLA Interviews David Menkes of LetterPress Chocolate

VoyageLA Interviews David Menkes of LetterPress Chocolate Read the full interview here. Today we’d like to introduce you to David Menkes. David and Corey started out as chocolate bloggers in 2011, with the bean to bar blog Little Brown Squares … Read More

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