Yesterday I went to the Northwest Chocolate Festival! I’m a pretty big fan of chocolate, and I was really looking forward to trying a bunch of different samples of chocolates from all the attending chocolatiers – I definitely wasn’t disappointed!
Meiji “Special” Bars 😀
You can try samples of al the different flavors!
It was interesting to see that some of the vendors that I’d seen at the tea expo were also at the chocolate festival, which made sense because some of these tea vendors also had chocolate-related products 🙂
Ruby chocolate, it seemed like a new variety of chocolate :0 – to me it tasted like white chocolate mixed with something fruity, maybe strawberry? It was good! :3
Superfood latte vendors! I also saw them at the tea expo 😀
My favorite part about the festival were all the different samples, but similar to the tea expo there were also speakers who were there to teach audiences about a bunch of different topics or do cooking demos 😀 !
By the end of the day I was pretty full from eating chocolate and craving some other kinds of food options, and as I was exiting the venue I noticed that there were lots of food trucks that were parked outside, probably exactly for that reason 😀
Overall, I had another fun festival experience and would consider coming again next year 🙂 !
Over the weekend I attended the 2018 Northwest Tea Expo that took place in the Seattle Center!
This year’s admission fee was $15, and with the admissions ticket you also get a tote bag to carry any products you purchase during the festival, as well as a small teacup that you can use to sample the different tea flavors from different vendors! The admissions ticket is also valid for both Saturday and Sunday, which is super neat 🙂
There were a ton of vendors that were selling tea products and handing out samples of their wares, but I noticed that there were some vendors who didn’t necessarily sell tea themselves but sold products that were related to tea, such as teacups or honey, which was really nice to see!
There were also lots of workshops and tastings going on here and there, and unfortunately I didn’t have the time to browse through all the stalls and attend the workshops, but I did get a glimpse of some of them as I was walking around and they seemed like a very cool experience 🙂
The tea festival was a very cool event and I enjoyed every moment of the experience! 🙂