For the second year The Art Institute of Seattle culinary school is showcasing a chocolate showpiece on the Art Institute booth at PAX West, in Seattle.
Another crazy day in Vancouver BC.
Yes! Craig did it again!
After weeks of research, and a month of anticipation, Craig finally managed to push us,
into joining him in one of his MAMMOTH food tour.
Since we started doing those about 10 years ago, we have enriched our experience with this blog,
now are also using social media (Instagram and Twitter) with this hashtag : #craigsentme . Find more pictures and behind the scene there.
After a fairly uneventful drive from Seattle to Vancouver, we stopped at Au Comptoir for a quick coffee and vienoiserie.
Fable make a very delicious black pepper jam, which happens to be available at Pete's Meat, so we had to stop, to get a jar.
We were back at Gem chocolate to check the new flavors, and got to try the last of the strawberry rhubarb chocolate, and the new passion fruit licorice.
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Read more about chocolate here.
Temper pâtisserie, has always been one of our favorite, this time was special because we got to meet with its owner Steven Hodge, as well as one of his first chef, Chef Gianni Picchi.
Read more about Temper Pâtisserie here.
Read more about chef Hodge here.
While being in the neighborhood, we had to poke our head in one of the best butchery of Vancouver.
Since its beginning about 10 years ago Faubourg has grown from one store to four, we had yet to visit the fourth, so we had to make a stop.
Perverted Ice Cream, is an interesting concept playing on cheeky innuendo, that delivers delicious ice cream.
If your in need of a tea and a pastry while experiencing indulgent shopping.
Ladurée at Holt Renfrew, offers an opulent setting.
Where do I start?
-The food is awesome!
So awesome indeed that we decided to skip the deterring picture taking,
so awesome that we took mental note of each dish to be able to draw them for this blog.
So awesome that we didn't share anything, and ate everything.
St Lawrence is not a place for dieter, its a place for food lovers, with appetite for life, its a place that will satisfy your hunger and leave you with a smile on your face.
Read more about St Lawrence here, and here.
All the drawings by @thecharcoalgoblintt (chef Wynne).
Unfortunately, for we were "kinda" full upon arriving at Kissa Tanto, but we had to try a couple new dishes, it is always a pleasure to go there, we will have to go back on an empty stomach...
I'm a pâtissier globe trotter, always looking for the next thing.