News from Around Banderas Bay | October 2007
|Skeletons, Witches and Ghosts at Xocodiva|
Patrick Harrison - PVNN
This year, enjoy your Day of the Dead and Halloween celebrations even more with fine artisan chocolates from Xocodiva. In addition to their variety of delectable truffles, now for a limited time, select from an array of fun holiday shapes including skulls, witches and ghosts handcrafted in dark and milk chocolate.
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|Open daily from 10 am to 10 pm, Xocodiva can be found at Rodolfo Gomez 111, next to the San Marino Hotel in the Romantic Zone of Puerto Vallarta.|
And while you are there stocking up on your holiday treats, make sure that you fill out an entry form for your chance to win a pair of Day of the Dead edible sculptures weighing over 2,200 grams - that's over 4.5 pounds!
That's right, Xocodiva has taken the finest dark chocolate and has created two beautiful Day of the Dead skeletons for you to enjoy.
Since ancient times, chocolate has been a traditional item used in Day of the Dead celebrations. These edible sculptures are a perfect addition to this yummy tradition. But hurry, you must enter at Xocodiva between now and October 31st. The winner will be chosen on November 1. No purchase necessary.
Xocodiva ("XOCO" - pronounced SHO CO - part of the ancient Nahuatl word for chocolate and "DIVA" for divinity) chocolates are handcrafted daily in small batches using only the finest ingredients available. Each chocolate is then uniquely enrobed in premium chocolate. Your choice of truffles include candied ginger, coconut, tequila, chili and amaretto among so many more. Also, no need to worry about transporting your delicious treats - ice packs are available to keep your treasures from melting for up to three hours.
Xocodiva can be found next to the San Marino Hotel in the Romantic Zone at Rodolfo Gomez 111. They are open daily from 10 am to 10 pm. They can also be reached by calling (322) 113-0352.
Born in Seattle, WA, Patrick Harrison has been living in PV for more than 3 years. Drawing on his experience in entertainment, radio, retail and sports marketing in major US cities, Patrick opened his own business here in Vallarta, P. Gringo Marketing & PR, a successful Public Relations Firm that targets the English-speaking tourist and local communities. You can contact Patrick at firstname.lastname@example.org
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