Monday, February 1, 2010

The Chocolate Experience Trade Show 2010, Mexico City.

Experience chocolate with all your senses, join chocolate chefs from Canada, USA, Mexico, UK, France and Italy in a journey about the history of chocolate, and learn to cook different dishes (sweet and salty). Here is a list of the chefs that will be there:
  • José Ramón Castillo
  • Paulina Abascal
  • Edgar Nuñez “Sud 777″
  • Sonia y Jared “Jaso”
  • Juan Pablo Cortes “Xcanda”
  • Maricú Ortíz
  • Sebastian Michon “2 Estrellas Michelin”
  • Ernst Knam “Representante de Italia en Chocolate Masters 2009″
  • Louis Barnett “Chokolit UK”
  • Chef Corbin “Iron Chef”
  • Patrick Wiese “Chef Oprah Winfrey”
  • Jean Marie Auboine “Hotel Bellagio, Las Vegas”
There will also be chocolate selling, a chocolate spa, some conferences, tastings and even a fashion show by "L0ve is back", named one of the best fashion designers by GQ Magazine Mexico.

Where: World Trade Center, Mexico City

When: February 11, 12, 13 and 14 , 2010

Cost: $150 pesos ( about $11.50 USD) per person (sold at WTC and TicketMaster)

Capacity: 10,000 people (per day)

If your are visiting Mexico City within these days you can't miss this great event, it will be a nice way to spend Valentine's Day at Mexico's Capital.

The Chocolate Experience website here

Sunday, January 17, 2010

God's Control Panel seems to work in Mexico City pretty well.

When I saw this cartoon at Gizmodo, I immediately thought it is quite applicable to Mexico City, mostly to January 2010. We survived the swine flu, and the hard economic atmosphere, but now cold weather and strong winds are trying to kill us all. I know this is nothing compared with other cities where hurricanes and snow is common, but for us hasn't been any common or enjoyable at all. Hope things get better, actually I am sure they will be...