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  • Sep 4, 2020
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2020 Best of Baltimore Magazine Winner

BEST CANDY The Velvet Chocolatier This little jewel box in Stevenson sells superior handmade small-batch chocolate. Look for white chocolate bark studded with blueberries and pistachios or elegant European-style truffles infused with cinnamon and vanilla cream or even—don’t judge—cacao-dipped potato chips. These confections created by Ruthie Carliner, a former Certified Public Accountant turned chocolatier, reminds [...]
  • Feb 20, 2018
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Top Ten : Ruthie Carliner

From Baltimore Magazine February 2018 My top ten by... Ruthie Carliner, 57 Owner and chocolatier of The Velvet Chocolatier. CHOCOLATE CASHEW CHEW. Toasted cashews and creamy vanilla caramel, dipped in chocolate. It’s my personal favorite chocolate treat in the kitchen. I have two everyday, thus the need for the gym. GYM MEMBERSHIP. I always start [...]
  • Feb 19, 2018
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From CPA to haute chocolatier

From The Beacon magazine February 2018 As Valentine’s Day approaches, lovebirds will line up for chocolate-covered strawberries at Ruthie Carliner’s evocatively named Velvet Chocolatier shop in Stevenson Village. Her chocolates can also be found at Whole Foods, and Oprah included her creamy sea salt-topped caramel cups in her list of “favorite things” back in 2011. […]

  • Jul 23, 2017
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The Velvet Chocolatier named Baltimore’s Best Chocolate Shop for 2017

Baltimore Magazine notified me this week that The Velvet Chocolatier was named Baltimore’s Best Chocolate Shop for 2017! It’s really something to be recognized in this issue…I always think of chocolate as being a personal choice decision, based on each individual’s palette. So, I am honored that my chocolates appealed to those at Baltimore Magazine- […]

  • Nov 17, 2015
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Oprah Loves our Caramel Cups!

Our Creamy Caramel Cups were chosen by Oprah as one of her Favorite Things of 2011! Click here to read the article! Our Creamy Caramel Cups now come in Dark AND Milk Chocolate! A box of our Creamy Caramel Cups will make the perfect gift for any occasion! If Oprah loves them, we’re sure they’ll […]