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Chez Christophe: The Hot Chocolate Festival

Author: Shirley Wong

Editor’s note: This location was closed Feb 2016. Check out their bigger, new location at 4717 E. Hastings St.

A view of the selection of treats at the counter at Chez Christophe in Burnaby Heights

“A dream is a wish your heart makes, when you’re fast asleep.”

– from Cinderella

They say that people live longer when they are married. I think for health reasons alone, that’s true for me and Mike. When he’s not around to make me lunch on weekends, then I fend for myself, just barely. It’s not that I’m incapable to putting together a meal. It’s just that lunch has always been a mental roadblock. Breakfast is easy: dinner requires some planning. But lunch on weekends: a transitional, throw away intermission between meals that isn’t worth any measly effort. Continue reading Chez Christophe: The Hot Chocolate Festival