Hot Chocolate Festival VII: Stops 6-10

When it launched in 2011, The Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival was the first city-wide festival of its kind in the world.  This January it returns for its 7th year, bigger and better than ever, with Vancouver’s best chocolatiers, pastry shops, bakeries, cafes, gelato and ice cream makers coming together to make the humble hot chocolate hotter than it has ever been before.

This Festival is a fundraiser for the Downtown Eastside women’s job training
program of the PHS Community Services Society and East Van Roasters.

Hot Chocolate Fest

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Stop #6: Princess and the Frog, Temper

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This out-of-the-way location was a newcomer to the festival last year, and I really enjoyed its minimalist decor and tiny size back then. 2017 is no different!

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Hot Chocolate Festival VII: Welcome! Stops 1-5

When it launched in 2011, The Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival was the first city-wide festival of its kind in the world.  This January it returns for its 7th year, bigger and better than ever, with Vancouver’s best chocolatiers, pastry shops, bakeries, cafes, gelato and ice cream makers coming together to make the humble hot chocolate hotter than it has ever been before.

This Festival is a fundraiser for the Downtown Eastside women’s job training
program of the PHS Community Services Society and East Van Roasters.

Hot Chocolate Fest

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Stop #1: Arctic Ice, Doughgirls

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Bright and early on Thursday morning, JS and I made our way to Doughgirls – my first time at the bakery. We had a hot and cool option for flavours and both opted for icy!

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