Thierry Chocolates - Pistachio Opera Cake

Thierry Chocolates Vancouver

This year, instead of getting one big birthday cake, I asked to go to Thierry Chocolates instead to get a couple treats.  Thierry had always been on my list and since we’re gonna be in the area anyways after dinner at Verre, why not?! Thierry is quite roomy with seats instead and a sort of […]

Chocolate Tofino – Tofino, BC

This is Part 2 of our Vancouver Island Food Adventures!  Check out the rest! Part 1: Wildside Grill – Tofino, BC Part 3: Ravenlady Oyster Forte – Ucluelet, BC Part 4: Wolf in the Fog – Tofino, BC Part 5: Jigger’s Fish & Chips – Ucluelet, BC   On the same visit to Wildside Grill while […]

Trader Joe’s Fireworks Chocolate Bar Review

Pop rocks are nothing new.  However, pop rocks in a chocolate bar is something completely new to me.  So when I saw Trader Joe’s Fireworks Chocolate Bar ($1.99 USD), I had to have and review it. “Like any good romance, Trader Joe’s Fireworks Chocolate bar is sweet and hot, with just enough explosive moments to […]

Hot Chocolate Festival 2015: 49th Parallel Coffee

I participated in the Hot Chocolate Festival last year with TDog and enjoyed our experience, so this year I am back!  This time I went with DoctorT to 49th Parallel Coffee + Lucky’s Doughnuts for their entry into this year’s festival! DoctorT let me have first dibs, so I picked The Lumberjack ($6) because spicy […]

Hot Chocolates & CakeBread Bakery

Cold winter weather always calls for a nice, cozy cup of hot chocolate don’t you agree? We took a short trip to the island, and while it wasn’t exactly wintery weather, it was still mighty cold. So Hitman took me to a place in downtown Courtenay called Hot Chocolates for…wait for it….Hot Chocolate!! Now Hot […]

Zen Organics Matcha Hot Chocolate

Holiday season is upon us and with that comes a plethora of craft fairs. One of my favorite ones as of late has got to be the Make It! as its fair-sized and admission is uber affordable. In fact for 2 years now it has offered a 2-for-1 deal on Groupon which made it even […]

Frey White Lemon & Lime Chocolate

This was another find at Target.  Frey Chocolate is exclusively available at Target and they make really interesting chocolate combinations. Now I know that real chocolate enthusiasts may condemn white chocolate.  However, the unique flavor combinations Frey produces really makes these white chocolate a unique experience. For instance, the first flavor of theirs that I […]

Cafe Salade de Fruits

Cafe Salade de Fruits

This year Fannypack and I did birthday dinner a little different.  We didn’t tell each other where we’re taking them so it was fun to see what we came up with.  It was also hard though since…we’ve both been to so many restaurants that it might be a repeat! We did well though.   I took her to Como […]

Milk Bar - Cereal Milk & Chocolate Covered Pretzel Twist Soft Serve

Milk Bar – New York

This is Part 5 of our New York Food Adventures!  Check out the rest here! Part 1: La Villetta – New York Part 2: Le Song at Chelsea Market – New York Part 3: The Donut Pub – New York Part 4: Momofuku Noodle Bar – New York Part 5: Milk Bar – New York […]