The Darling Blog


    We were delighted to be interviewed and featured by Fine Magazine as part of their Best of San Diego series!  Fine Magazine interviewed Amber and got the low down on her inspirations, creative process, and her current favorite biscotti flavor.  Read the interview by clicking the link:

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  • Coffee and Biscotti at Balboa Park!

    Check out the insiders guide to eating at Balboa Park, and note the shout out to our very own Dreamer Biscotti.  You can find us at Cafe Mingei, a hip coffee shop with all the fixins at the Mingei Museum!


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  • Subscription Boxes!

    Subscription boxes curated with the curious, fabulous, delicious and daring are just a few clicks away.  Having met the ladies responsible for Birchbox at the Martha Stewart American Made Summit a couple of years ago, I started really paying attention to this subscription box trend.  And as it turns out, we have been asked to be a part of some as well (see below for links).  My latest indulgence in the subscription box world is StitchFix.  Oh what a thrill, a curated selection of beauties and goodies, things you may not have discovered on your own.  A little nugget of happiness, delivered to your door each month.  Treat yo self, as I like to say!  Here are a few companies I think are special enough to sign up with.  Do it now, you deserve it!

    Treatsie is a monthly sweets sampling box that helps you discover artisan sweets from an ever-changing list of confectioners (us included!!)

    A monthly subscription of baked goods & confections delivered to your doorstep. Find tasty gourmet sweets in our online marketplace.  They have recently included DARLING GOURMET BISCOTTI in their marketplace as well!

    A personal styling service tailored to your taste, budget and lifestyle that helps you look and feel your best every day.

    Monthly deliveries of personalized beauty, grooming, and lifestyle samples, tailored to your profile. Try cult brands, up-and-coming lines, and everything in between.

    Explore the artisan world of San Diego coffee roasters.  The SD coffee scene is exploding.  And the owner/operator of this club samples and selects the best of our local roasters.

    The best in fashion, beauty, home, fitness, food, and more delivered straight to your door.
    Get a monthly delivery of fabulous surprises curated by POPSUGAR Founder & Editor in Chief Lisa Sugar.
    Discover curated organic and all-natural snacks delivered to your doorstep from Love With Food.



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  • DARLING, we have a new name!

    We have a new name!  It has been quite an effort, these last few months, making the switch, but DARLING, we are finally there.  For all of you fiercely loyal fans out need to fret.  The only thing changing is our name and our look.  Our biscotti is not changing, only expanding....we still offer the outstanding cookie experience you have come to love.  Stay tuned for fun new flavors!    We have lot's going on and are excited to share it all with you. 

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  • Martha Stewart American Made FINALISTS!!

    We are so thrilled to announce we have been chosen as finalists for the 2014 Martha Stewart American Made Awards.  This incredible contest helps to highlight and support the community of American artisans that, like us, pride themselves on excellence.  Through this platform, the Martha team spotlight the next generation of great American makers: entrepreneurs, artisans, and small-business owners who are creating beautiful, inspiring, useful products; pioneering new industries; improving local communities; and changing the way we eat, shop, work, and live.  We are so delighted to be a part of this! Follow us and don't forget to vote!

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  • Google City Experts

    We were so excited and honored to be featured as the surprise swag give away at the Google City Expert San Diego Launch Party.  Guests mingled and sampled bites from SD's best including Soda and Swine, Urbn Pizza, Suzie's Farm, The Donut Bar, Snake Oil Cocktail company...and yours truly, to name just a few.  It was an awesome way to celebrate local businesses.  Google knows how to put on a party!.  Thank you to Rachel Newman of MKTG for making it all come together!

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  • Vogue

    We are getting our style on....

    VOGUE thinks Biscuit Gourmet Biscotti is the perfect item for your summer picnic.  We do too, naturally.  Tres Chic!


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  • Valentines Day is Coming!

    Valentines Day is coming!!!  We are gearing up for a festive holiday with lots of sweet surprises and shipping deals.  Stay tuned and start thinking about who you are going to be gifting this year...

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  • San Diego Food Stuff

    We were so honored to be mentioned amongst such a well respected and talented group of chefs and restauranteurs who are shaping the San Diego food scene.  Caron Golden sums up her year of exploration with said people in her end of the year blog.  Amber invited her in to the kitchen for a little biscotti baking lesson in December, you can find those recipes and check out the article at:

    Happy Baking!

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  • Pigment


    We are thrilled to announce you can now purchase our biscotti at Pigment in North Park.  If you have not yet visited this extraordinary shop, then we insist you go now.  Go.  Just go.  You can thank us later. Don't live in San Diego? No fear, you can browse this beautifully curated store online and get your Christmas shopping done early.


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