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Ess Lounge space to be filled with a Chocolate Factory

AUG 18, 2011

A BYOB chocolate factory?

Sounds like a golden ticket to me.

Sam Ratto and his wife Starr are transforming the space previously occupied by Ess Lounge into Videri Chocolate Factory.

It's been quite some time since I've been this stoked for a downtown opening but I could tell immediately upon meeting Sam that he is on to something special.

WIth milk chocolate that "will make you cry," a full bean-to-bar production line and indoor/outdoor seating, Videri joins Tasty Beverage Co. and Spy as the newest additions to downtown fueling the renaissance of the Warehouse District ...


Please click below for the full article. Big thanks to Tyler and WRAL!!

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