There may be no better comfort on cold winter days than a mug of warm chocolate. We recently ventured out into the cold to explore Rochester's diverse hot cocoa options and meet the people behind the comfort drinks.
At , manager Ashlee Barnes has it down to a science; after all, on popular downtown nights like Fire & Ice, she has been known to make more than 300 cups. Nearby at , bartender Danny Fulks gives it a twist with vodka and peppermint schnapps. At , the chocolate is always warm in a slow cooker.
Across town in Rochester Hills, we check out a gelato shop known for its rich and creamy hot chocolate. And inside Starbucks at the Oakland Township Kroger, we order one of our favorite drinks: the Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate.
What's your favorite?