Kilwins Opens Today at 408 South Gay Street

Christy and Matthew Moore, owners of the new Kilwins at 408 South Gay Street were working quickly and intensely when I dropped in on Sunday to check out the new business. Store Manager Phoebe Spooner was reminding them that they should eat lunch – at 3:30 in the afternoon. Vicki Morgan, Kilwin’s VP of Development […]

Knoxville Chocolate Company Opens at 29 Market Square!

Right on schedule, as I first reported in September, Knoxville Chocolate Company has opened on Market Square, moving from its long-term home in the Candy Factory. While they technically opened in the last weekend of 2017, I’m going to call it the first opening of 2018, as it was New Year weekend. When I finally […]

The Chocolate Factory is Now Bradley’s Chocolate Factory

Bradley Hamlett didn’t set out to be a chocolate mogul. Originally from Knoxville, he landed in Florida as a teenager. Hanging out on the beach and riding his bike about, he noticed a chocolate shop with a “Help Wanted” sign. Having no experience and not particularly looking the part, he figured he didn’t have anything […]