Summer Fordcast Tour @ AC Food & Wine Festival

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Dear Food Diary:
Still recovering from the fun weekend in Atlantic City’s Food and Wine Festival. I partnered up with Summer Fordcast Tour. Hung out with the crew, learned about the new 2012 Focus features, ate, drank and met new friends.

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Started off at the Grand Market and Italian Village.
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Tons of vendors, light bites and plenty of wines and bubbly to go around. You could take classes or walk around and nibble on things like bacon cheese.
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Randomly got VIP access and ate and drank some more.


HERE ARE SOME THAT STOOD OUT
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Danisa Sellers had the “how come I didn’t think of that” product. The perfect party plate. Of course! a hole to put your wine glass while holding a plate. Genius!

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Potito’s claimed to have the best cannoli. I’ll have to agree. The shell was so crunchy yet not too dense. I wish we had one in NYC.

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FIN at Tropicana served up a real mean Lobster Bisque.

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TONY LUKE’S introduced his boxed/easy at home version of his famous cheesesteak sandwich.


I thought the I love roasted garlic machine was pretty neat.



Tummy was full, so I stopped by the Fordcast lounge. 
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There were cars set up, along with twitter updating monitors, sweepstakes and a fun photo booth.
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My 2012 Focus expert looks like the guy from The Hangover, doesn’t he? Super funny, knowledgeable and enthusiastic.
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As I learned about the cool features like how it can parallel “park itself” and voice activated commands, I was also part of a Fordcast highlight video. 
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The video will be out in about 2 weeks. The crew was fun and easy to work with, even though I was a bit camera shy at first.
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Got interviewed about ChubbyChineseGirl.com, shared some of my favorite foods.


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As the night came to an end, we walked around, had some Rita’s, took a walk by the boardwalk and ended the night playing at Bally’s.


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Sunday morning, repeated all of the above and headed back to NYC late afternoon. Not in a 2012 Focus (for those of you who asked/or were thinking of asking), though that would of been nice. 
FYI, the Ultimate VIP Sweepstakes is still going on, a chance to design your very own dream vacation (I entered, hope I win!).Enter here