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Bel Cafe: Hot Chocolate Festival

Foodology January 31, 2012 Cafe, Dessert, Downtown

Bel Cafe is participating in the Hot Chocolate Festival thats happening till February 14th, 2012. Since I work in the area, I thought it would be nice to grab a hot chocolate to go and sip it back in the office. What I like about it is that you get a cookie with your hot chocolate too.

The hot chocolate and the cookie will cost you about $7, but all proceeds raised goes towards food services programs of the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre in Vancouver.

70% Valrhona Guanaja Dark Chocolate, orange oil, orange zest, roasted green cardamom 

The initial taste of the hot chocolate was really good since the orange and cardamom taste really shined through. One thing I really didn’t like about the hot chocolate is the gritty taste, which didn’t make it very smooth. When it comes to hot chocolate, I am quite picky on the texture.

Valrhona dark chocolate fudge cookie 

I really enjoyed this cookie.

Bel Cafe is featuring other flavours till February 14th, so check it out.

  • CITRUS AND GREEN CARDAMOM
    70% Valrhona Guanaja Dark Chocolate, orange oil, orange zest, roasted green cardamom
    Served with: Valrhona dark chocolate fudge cookie
    Available: January 14 – 24
  • ROSE AND RASPBERRY
    Valrhona Ivoire White Chocolate, rose oil, vanilla, freeze-dried raspberry
    Served with: Vanilla shortbread
    Available: January 25 – February 3
  • ORGANIC FILBERT AND SWEET SPICE
    36% Valrhona Caramelia Milk Chocolate, organic hazelnut, hazelnut oil, chai spice
    Served with: Hazelnut breton
    Available: February 4 – 14

I honestly didn’t like the hot chocolate, but the cookie was delicious. Perhaps you will find this experience a bit different. It is still expensive for just a drink, but the money goes towards a good cause.

Location:
801 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, BC

Website:
http://www.belcafe.com/
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Diana started Foodology in 2010 because she just eats out everyday! She started a food blog to share her love of food with the world! She lives in Vancouver, BC and adores the diversity of food around her. She will go crazy for churros and lattes.