Pavillion of Tastes

Travel

The tasting pavilion was definitely the highlight of the Foodbuzz Festival!! My very first stop was the cocktail station for something semi-tropical:)

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Loved these little cod cakes by a foodie stays fit!! In fact, the Alaska seafood items were some of my favorite tastes of the day.

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I also enjoyed the apricot chutney on a slice of pork from the girl & the fig.

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And there were TONS of awesome local cheeses. I was obsessed with the ricotta with a bit of fig syrup on top.

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I tried a chocolate stout, a belgian style beer, and a gingerbread ale from a Berkeley brewery. I enjoyed them all, although nothing in particular spoke to me.

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How cool are these edible designs that you can put on baked goods? These were served on a hunk of chocolate fudge gooeyness.

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I sipped a hoppy beer from 21st Amendment that was appreciated, but not quite my style. Love the artwork on these cans!

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I saved the best for last. I tried the vegan banana, meyer lemon, and pumpkin cupcakes.

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Didn’t care for the vegan option (what’s a cupcake without real icing?), but the other’s were perfect. Wish I could have fit more of these in my belly.

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And the foods pictured above were just the highlights! I don’t think I’ve ever been so full at lunchtime in my life. Kath and I waddled home and got into our beds. lol. I took a fabulous nap and somehow managed to fit a filet mignon in for dinner – I’ll tell you more tomorrow. My eyelids are drooping and my digestive system needs all my energy. Night!

  • The Healthy Hostess
    November 6, 2011 at 10:21 am

    So glad to meet you this weekend! Looking forward to keeping in touch! 🙂
    ali

    • Laura
      November 7, 2011 at 9:01 pm

      Nice to meet you too! Can’t wait to catch up on some of your blog posts:)