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Bites and sips at Sacramento Chocolate Salon

Chocolates are on the menu at the upcoming Sacramento Chocolate Salon.
Chocolates are on the menu at the upcoming Sacramento Chocolate Salon. AP

Sure, you can get your confection on at the ninth annual San Francisco International Chocolate Salon and its “world of premium chocolates, ” March 15 at Fort Mason Center — but why wait?

The second annual Sacramento Chocolate Salon will offer an abundance of “artisanal, gourmet and premium” chocolates crafted by 20 chocolatiers.

Expect chocolate- and wine-tastings, presentations by chefs and authors, chocolate-making demonstrations, and ongoing interviews conducted for TasteTV's ChocolateTelevision program.

Feed your sweet tooth from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 31 at Embassy Suites, 100 Capitol Mall; (916) 326-5000. Tickets are available only in advance at www.sacchocolatesalon.com; $20 adults, $10 ages 6 to 12, free for 6 and younger. Check out “ongoing updates” at Twitter @ChocolateSalon.

Call The Bee’s Allen Pierleoni, (916) 321-1128. Follow him on Twitter @apierleonisacbe.

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