Dynamic Duo

Chocolate beerBelieve it or not, a hot new combination in the foodie world is chocolate with beer. Organic, free-trade chocolate purveyor Theo offers Chocolate & Beer Pairing Kits, which contain five bars of the confection, plus instructions and a place mat for tasting notes. Host a pairing party (each kit can be used for up to 10 people), or give the kit as a gift. The company offers a wine-pairing kit, too. Each kit costs $24, with a 5 percent discount on orders over $500. (206) 632-5100; theochocolate.com