For the last hundred years, the third Saturday in October has been known as Sweetest Day, mostly in the Midwest.
The holiday was started by a candy company employee in Cleveland as a way to show kindness. And when there's sweets, there's usually chocolate involved.
So, this week, NBC 5's Food Guy, Steve Dolinsky, decided to visit Evanston where he encountered a Belgian-trained chocolatier who is known for making homemade treats using old world techniques.
Here's where you can go to taste the delectable sweets:
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509 Main St., Evanston