If you’ve been checking out homes for sale in Irvine and are wondering what the area has to offer, you should know part of its charm is all the specialty shops. The following are some of the best specialty shops located in Irvine or a short drive away.
1. Choxco Bean to Bar Chocolatier
Chocolate lovers will have the time of their life touring this chocolate shop where the cacao bean, sourced directly from Central and South America, is turned into gourmet chocolate bars on the premises. Once you see the process up close, you can purchase the delectable treats to take home. They sell their chocolate bars, truffles and other treats in the shop.
2. Sweetspot Baker’s Workshop
This cupcake shop is a great place to take children to allow them to decorate their own cupcake creations. The shop provides different flavors of freshly baked treats and a nearly endless supply of sprinkles and other sweets to decorate with. The adults are also likely to have fun choosing from all the decorative options to customize the cakes.
3. Coffeebar Byul
This specialty coffee and teashop offers local brands in a beautiful atmosphere. The shop has reclaimed barn wood decor along with some amazing finds that coffee and tea connoisseurs will appreciate. They create the perfect cup of coffee and are involved in the entire process from grinding the beans to using their manual espresso maker to produce some of the best tasting espresso in Southern California. They order their coffee in small batches to ensure that it’s always fresh. The tea is brewed from loose leaf, not tea bags, which makes for a unique cup of tea to soothe or energize.
4. 41 Olive
This shop has everything from specialty salts and seasonings to a large selection of olive oils. They sell different vinegars and condiments to compliment the recipes they create. You can also create your own basket with all the items you need to make an amazing meal at home. This shop is a foodie’s dream.
Neat stores aside, Irvine is one of the safest large cities in America, it has great schools, and is incredibly family friendly. If you’re looking at condos, townhomes, or homes for sale in Irvine, give us a call at (714) 454-6304 and let us help you refine your search and find your dream home.