The Bold Chocolatier
143 S. Franklin Ave. Valley Stream, NY 516-256-4443
Chuck and Jeannine Maloney sell fresh-packed assorted chocolates for $18.99 a pound. They also carry some lovely stand-alone confections: a dark-chocolate heart filled with 10 chocolates, chocolate lollipops decorated with red, white and pink sprinkles and, on Feb. 13 and 14, dipped-to-order strawberries. (You must call ahead to order.)Hours: Tues.- Fri. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Closed Sun. - Mon.