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RICHMOND: H-Mart Korean Grocery, food counter

In Eating / Food, Restaurants, Richmond B.C., Shopping On April 16, 2012 0 Comments

H-Mart is named after a Korean phrase “Han Ah Reum” which means “arm full of groceries.” I left with a tummy full of food. H-Mart is an Asian… Read More »

VANCOUVER: Save On Meats

In Eating / Food, Restaurants, Shopping, Vancouver On January 19, 2012 1 Comment

The iconic neon piggy on West Hastings in Vancouver’s notorious Downtown Eastside stood among the big red Woodward’s W as one of the most recognizable signs of my… Read More »

#visaeveryday 2: Grounds for Appeal Indian curry

In Eating / Food, Shopping, Sponsored, Vancouver On January 13, 2012 0 Comments

(This is a sponsored post.) Day 2 of using my VISA for daily buys to see how my cash-back rewards add up. According to today’s purchases, I’m all… Read More »

VISA Everyday Day 1

In Richmond B.C., Shopping, Sponsored On January 12, 2012 0 Comments

My wallet is usually stuffed with receipts because I try to use my credit card for almost everything. It’s gotten quite a workout lately after three months of… Read More »

Star Wars pancakes

In Misc., Shopping On October 1, 2010 4 Comments

File this under “things you don’t need” but “super fun for grownups under guise of doing it for kids” and “why not? we have a a gift certificate… Read More »

CALGARY: Sunterra Market

In Calgary, Eating / Food, Restaurants, Shopping On July 30, 2010 12 Comments

Condo dwellers of the Victoria Park area can now rejoice with their very own supermarket. Granted, it’s not a discount grocer, but the Sunterra Market (in the shiny… Read More »

PLAYA DEL CARMEN: Tamales and tequila

In Eating / Food, Mexico, Shopping, Transportation On June 5, 2010 2 Comments

If you get bored of the all-inclusive resort life on the Mayan Riviera, a trip into Playa del Carmen is easy and cheap. Originally a small fishing village… Read More »

CALGARY: South African Meat Shops

In Calgary, Eating / Food, Shopping On April 14, 2010 4 Comments

My cousin-in-law Ralph, who was born in Mozambique, had mentioned a South African meat shop to us a while ago. We finally got a chance to check it… Read More »