Sunday, December 18, 2016

Trader Joe's - Dark Walnut Bar; Loard's Walnut Sundae - Dec. 17, 2016

Chocolate(s) of the Day: 

Trader Joe's
Dark Chocolate, Walnut, Peanut, Fig and Date Bar
Weight: 1.4 oz. (40 g.) in total bar
Calories: 180 calories in 1 bar
Cost: $1.99 (guess?) for 1 bar
Purchased from: Trader Joe's, Alameda? or Mountain View?, CA

Welcome to Day #3 of Chocolate and Walnut Series. Today I celebrated with two chocolate items.

The first was a Dark Chocolate, Walnut, Peanut, Fig and Date Bar from Trader Joe's (Monrovia, CA). The bar was nutty, sweet, chocolatey and slightly chewy.

Loard's Ice Cream
Ice Cream Sundae
Black Walnut, Maple Walnut, chocolate sauce
(Walnut and Cherry Sundae)
Good +
Calories: unknown (750 calories is my guesstimate)
Cost: $ missing information
Purchased from: Loard's Ice Cream, Alameda, CA

Loard's Ice Cream is a local (San Francisco Bay Area) chain of ice cream stores, that first opened in 1950. I left their Alameda location with a smile on my face.

After a hike and holiday shopping, I had a hankering for ice cream, and the counter staff at this 1900s style ice cream shop fixed me up with a three-scoop (Black Walnut, Maple Walnut and Cherry) ice cream sundae with chocolate sauce and whipped cream. It hit the spot

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