Meet the Woman Behind Downtown Birmingham's Most Heavenly Chocolates

For Chocolata owner Kathy D'Agostino, owning a chocolate shop was written in the stars. The celestial-themed storefront opened on Second Avenue North in Birmingham this past August, but it was fated long before.

D'Agostino's love affair with chocolate began at age 15 when she took a temporary job at a chocolate shop in her hometown of Jacksonville, Florida. Ten thousand wrapped chocolate Pharaoh heads later, D'Agostino had herself a long-term gig.

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