Spent the day at the Fancy Food Show in San Francisco, tasting, looking, occasionally sniffing (and once or twice spitting out, discretely and into a napkin) and asking lots and lots of questions of the people who are coming up with new or better and improved or in some cases just different food products.
I'll share lots of this info with you in the posts to come. I'll also be posting round ups in the next weeks on Sugar Savvy especially about the hot chocolates I tried and loved (to be honest, so far all of them) and candies for Valentine's Day.
One observation. There was not one exhibit on low-fat OR low-carb food or health food options. There was coffee with roasted soy (bleech), organic gin, sugar-free chocolate (tend not to eat it 'cause the sweeteners they use don't agree with me) and lots and lots of granola, but there wasn't a whiff of health concerns in the air (which smelled like chocolate, Thai noodles or Spanish ham, depending where you were standing in the Moscone Convention Center). Full fat, full carbs and full taste seemed to be the order of the day. I ate it up (yes, literally.)
I'm going back in for more tomorrow.