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TORONTO: Hung Fook Tong Chinese desserts

In Eating / Food, Restaurants, The Strange, Toronto On March 28, 2010 3 Comments

I loathe Chinese desserts. Beans, jellies, cooked fruit in hot soup… BLEEEACH. Nonetheless, I was willing to accompany my sister and a couple of good friends to a… Read More »

CALGARY: Farewell, Robbie Stewarts

In Calgary, Eating / Food, Restaurants, The Strange On December 24, 2009 6 Comments

Yes, that is how we were served a deep-fried Mars bar dessert from Robbie Stewarts Sports Pub in Kensington. I have no words, so enjoy the picture. Located… Read More »

Haggis in a can

In Eating / Food, Maritimes, The Strange On October 6, 2009 10 Comments

Some people bring fridge magnets, T-shirts, or shot glasses back from vacation. I haul back weird food. While strolling through the Saint John City Market, I was distracted… Read More »

Yorkie: It’s not for girls

In Eating / Food, Maritimes, Shopping, The Strange On September 28, 2009 6 Comments

The Saint John City Market is a wonderful place to stroll on a leisurely weekend. I’d probably be there a lot if I lived in the city. Among… Read More »

Stagette P.S.: JD & pickle juice

In Eating / Food, The Strange On August 26, 2009 3 Comments

So… after my lovely stagette dinner, we went to a lounge for drinks, then returned to Katherine’s house where the guys were having their stag. They boisterously welcomed… Read More »

VANCOUVER: Finally Japadog

In Eating / Food, The Strange, Vancouver On August 12, 2009 6 Comments

I’ve wanted to try Japadog forever, but the timing or the locations were never quite right on my trips back to Vancouver. This time I was determined. I… Read More »

RICHMOND: Horse sashimi

In Eating / Food, Restaurants, Richmond B.C., The Strange, Vancouver On July 17, 2009 9 Comments

Like so many interesting restaurants in Richmond, Tsukiji Japanese Restaurant is located in a strip mall. Named after the world’s biggest wholesale fish and seafood market in Tokyo,… Read More »

HONG KONG: Doin’ the durian

In CHINA, Eating / Food, Hong Kong, Restaurants, The Strange On February 7, 2009 10 Comments

There are two main gustatory reasons people visit Sai Kung: one is the seafood, and the other is the original location of Honeymoon Dessert (滿記甜品). Opened in 1995,… Read More »