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WTF is this thing?

In Eating / Food, Richmond B.C., The Strange On July 11, 2015 0 Comments

I’ve said it once, I’ve said it twice, and I’ll say it again. Chinese desserts are gross. They’re usually made of BEANS, and are overly disgustingly sweet. But… Read More »

Duffin’s Donuts is one weird place

In Eating / Food, Restaurants, The Strange, Vancouver On December 5, 2014 1 Comment

(Exterior photo by Tommy Mok/Flickr) I’ve driven past Duffin’s Donuts on Knight and East 41st in Vancouver countless times, but have never stopped in. It looks like any… Read More »

7-Eleven all white meat chicken kebob

In Eating / Food, The Strange, Toronto On November 20, 2014 0 Comments

7-Eleven is not my first choice for food. Not even my last choice. But when I got off the plane at Toronto’s Pearson airport, I was starving. Lo… Read More »

Richmond Hospital Food

In Eating / Food, Richmond B.C., The Strange On June 4, 2013 5 Comments

Well, hello stranger. Almost a year has passed since I last updated this blog. In that time, I got a new job and had a new baby boy…. Read More »


In Eating / Food, Misc., The Strange On March 18, 2011 4 Comments

I’m all for trying new and weird things. ChocoVine definitely falls into that category. A gift from the always too-generous Colette, ChocoVine is French cabernet blended with dark… Read More »

KFC: Double down

In CANADA, Eating / Food, The Strange On October 18, 2010 9 Comments

As someone who saves her intake of KFC for special occasions, I was both horrified and intrigued by the Colonel’s Double Down. The monstrosity — two pieces of… Read More »

CALGARY: Foothills hospital food

In Calgary, Eating / Food, The Strange On August 29, 2010 22 Comments

I’ve never bought the argument that food is simply sustenance. I’ve always found enjoyment, and yes, even joy in what food — and its accompanying experiences — brings…. Read More »

STAR TREK: Romulan Ale

In Calgary, Eating / Food, The Strange On April 24, 2010 4 Comments

The Alberta town of Vulcan (population 1,900) knows a good thing when it sees it. It’s embraced the fact it shares the same name as Spock’s birth planet… Read More »