Pretty Living PR: May 4, 2013
“In the end, it’s the sweet, simple things in life that are the best ones of all.” This is the motto of Sinful Sweets, our new favorite candy stop located on Penn Avenue in Pittsburgh. Bringing candy store magic back to our city, Sinful Sweets opened in 2011 and brought us that old-fashioned feel we’ve all experienced! For those following the shop’s sweetness, you know that Sinful Sweets is beyond a chocolate store, it’s a lifestyle of indulgence. Read...
Pittsburgh Magazine: February 2013
Sure, it’s OK to give your sweetheart chocolates for Valentine’s Day. But why stick with the same-old when chocolatier Christopher Weck dabbles with different flavor pairings, particularly zesty ones (which he especially enjoys)? Read More
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: January 24, 2013
A good time visit the new Sinful Sweets — at 901 Penn Ave., Downtown — is after school lets out, when young people come in for treats and, oh, there are samples? Sweet!
Owner Chris Weck and two women who work with him happily handle the rush. The cake pops — chocolate-dipped balls of cake and icing on a stick priced at $1.50 to $2-plus — seem to sell themselves. Read...
The Pittsburgh Press : January 9, 2013
It was a new look for Cardamone’s Hair Salon.
Before, the 35-year-old salon was a small corner store at Forbes Avenue and Wood Street, Downtown. After a 2011 renovation, the store stretched into the space once occupied by a jewelry repair store, with a uniform facade extending down the block and around the corner and featuring large windows along the sidewalk. Read...
The Duquesne Duke: October 11, 2012
A 6-foot-3, 260 pound tattooed chocolatier is an unusual sight, but Christopher George, owner and founder of Lawrenceville’s Sinful Sweets candy shop, is not the only unusual feature of the store.
Since Sinful Sweets’ 2011 opening, George has developed several new candies, including mixes of chocolate and pop rocks, chocolate and bacon, and dark chocolate wasabi bars. These unusual combinations, alongside his homemade toffees, have become some of his best-selling creations. Read...
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: October 3, 2012
Chris Weck’s friends call him Wonka. And, for good reason.
He’s always had a sweet tooth.
“Nobody can be in a bad mood when they go into a candy shop,” says Weck, 32, owner of Sinful Sweets Chocolate Co. in Lawrenceville. Read More
City Paper: On The Side February 01, 2012
Christopher Weck wasn’t always a chocolatier; in fact, until just last year, he was working in the education industry. That’s what brought the New York native — who’s also lived in Chicago — to Pittsburgh in the mid-’00s. But a longtime love of food led Weck to open Sinful Sweets Chocolate Company, in the heart of Lawrenceville, late last year. >> read more