“It’s got malted barley chocolate and marshmallows. Then we steam it with evaporated milk, put our own house-made vanilla whip cream on it. The last thing is a graham cracker. The Maltease Falcon is what we’re calling it.” Maddy, Roasterie on 10th Street NW.

YYC Hot Chocolate Festival is on right now, with 9 of the 32 participating restaurants located in Hillhurst-Sunnyside. All month these businesses compete for popular votes as to who has the best hot chocolate. Proceeds going to Meals on Wheels.