Errr... Sherlock Sandy has just been distracted from his most recent case by this serious news flash...
Oh. My. Goodness.
How did I miss this in previous years?? How???
Ben... you might want to grab Jerry around the waist to keep him from launching himself into the computer monitor.
Little Fox... well... you're on your own. Brace yourself.
Yes... you read that correctly. The 6th Annual Hot Chocolate Festival!!! In Vancouver!!
Be still my beating stuffie heart... 6th Annual??? Where have I been in previous years? And it runs for 30 days... oooohhhhh... I've already missed 24 days of it!
There are 25 Vendors... 30 Days... and 59 Flavours.
I looked up a few flavours from today...
SATURDAY NUT FEVER
A hazelnut milk hot chocolate topped with dark cocoa powder and latte art.
Served with hazelnut amaretti and a hazelnut truffle.
Made with Chocolate Arts' signature blend ‘Allure’ and Aberlour 10-yr-single malt whiskey.
Served with a malted shortbread coated in chocolate.
THE BEE'S KNEES
Dark chocolate infused with lavender syrup, topped with steamed milk and a honey marshmallow.
Served with a honey/lavender biscotti.
Made from a 12-year-old Single Malt Scotch Whiskey from Auchentoshan, blended with Scharffen Berger’s non-alkalized dark chocolate and Michel Cluizel 63% Vanuari chocolate. Topped with whiskey whip cream and served with a whiskey fudge and orange cookie.
White chocolate hot chocolate with peanut butter and butterscotch topped with vanilla marshmallows.
Served with peanut butter marshmallow slice.
Oh... yum... They even have a contest. You just take a picture of your favourite hot chocolate, post it on Twitter and you could win... something. Not sure what. Don't care... mmmm.... hot chocolate!!
They even have a walking tour map of the different locations. A cafe crawl!!
Soooo... when are we going? Huh? Huh?? I'm ready. I'm packed. Let's go!!