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Superbowl Sundae

I’m not really into football, but I am into wings and beer. City Bakery’s Superbowl flavored hot chocolate was inspired by one of those things, and unfortunately it wasn’t buffalo sauce. The only characteristic of beer that the Superbowl flavor … Continue reading

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Don’t slip!

They say that approximately 75% of what we taste is actually based on smell. City Bakery’s Banana Peel hot chocolate (Saturday’s flavor) had a distinct banana peel smell. It’s interesting because I couldn’t previously have told you what the difference … Continue reading

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Thank God I’m not a ginger.

I love ginger. I like it as a hot drink with honey; I like it with flat Coke; and I like it in my raw apple crisp. My first sip of the ginger hot chocolate on Friday was distinctly gingery; … Continue reading

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Espresso or EX-presso?

Thursday night’s hot chocolate flavor at City Bakery was….. espresso! Not really sure why they write it in Japanese too. To me, this flavor was the best that I’ve had from City Bakery, rivaling the satisfying burnt-marshmallow flavor of the … Continue reading

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One man’s treasure is another man’s…

Is that how it goes? City Bakery’s annual Hot Chocolate Festival kicked off last night with Sunken Treasures, a flavor I hadn’t seen in previous years. For those new to the event, City Bakery is famous for their thick hot … Continue reading

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So sweet and so juicy

I just recently discovered the most awesome juice brand, Ralph and Charlie’s! They have so many tasty and interesting fruit combinations, like green apple, pineapple and kiwi; guava, orange and banana; carrot, orange and banana, etc. The packaging is so … Continue reading

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The grand tour

Another highlight of my trip: eating dim sum with my Aunt Rebecca. We ate shark’s fin soup while she laughed hysterically remembering the time that my mom and dad came to visit and drank milk with lunch, “just like baby!!!!!” … Continue reading

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