Weekly Photo Challenge: Quest


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Quest:  What an easy and most appropriate photo theme for me this week! 😂  I’m currently on vacation in Asia and since collecting virtual reality creatures, called Pokemon, are region-specific, it is only here in Asia that I can capture something called a Farfetch’d.   Continue reading

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[Affiliate Link] Attend OktoberFEAST in Markham on October 22, 2016!

OktoberFEAST & the Canadian Cancer Society

OktoberFEAST & the Canadian Cancer Society

Mark Saturday, October 22, 2016 on your calendar, folks, because OktoberFEAST is coming to town (Address: Markham Museum, 9350 Markham Rd., Markham)!

OktoberFEAST (oktoberfeast.ca) is an indulgent evening showcasing the hottest food trends and coolest libations.  With entertainment and a vibrant atmosphere, OktoberFEAST is sure to satisfy every craving.

Transforming an ordinary night into something extraordinary, local vendors like craft brewers, wineries, and the hottest restaurants have joined forces to raise funds for the fight against cancer.  All proceeds from OktoberFEAST support the Canadian Cancer Society’s ground-breaking research and support services.

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合益泰小食 Hop Yik Tai (Shum Shui Po, Hong Kong)

合益泰小食 Hop Yik Tai

合益泰小食 Hop Yik Tai located at 121 Kweilin St, Shum Shui Po in Hong Kong

On the second day of Hong Kong in 2016, we went to 合益泰小食 (Hop Yik Tai) in Shum Shui Po on 121 Kweilin Street to have lunch.  Apparently this place boasts the best cheung fun (rice noodles) in Hong Kong.  I was excited to try it out.😀   Continue reading

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Watei Japanese Restaurant (City One, Sha Tin)

Watei Japanese Restaurant food

Watei Japanese Restaurant located at Shop 133 134A & 136C 1/F Cityu One Plaza City One Sha Tin in Hong Kong

On my first day coming back to Hong Kong, we ate at Watei Japanese Restaurant for an early dinner (which fit well because I was experiencing jet lag and highly exhausted after an hour or so into the dinner).  Watei Japanese Restaurant is located at Shop 133, 134A & 136C, 1/F, Cityu One Plaza, City One in Sha Tin.   Continue reading

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Potato Noodle Soup of Bai (Langham Square)

Potato Noodle Soup of Bai

Potato Noodle Soup of Bai located at 8333 Kennedy Road, Unit 1077 in Markham

Even though I didn’t enjoy my first visit to Potato Noodle Soup of Bai, when I found out that they had opened a brand new full-service restaurant at Langham Square and we were conveniently in the area looking for dinner, we decided to walk in to try it out.  The first location of Potato Noodle Soup of Bai appears in the food court on the second level of Pacific Mall.  For those of you who want to read the review I did of that location, you can click here.   Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Edge

EdgeWalk on the CN Tower

EdgeWalk on the CN Tower, Toronto. August 2011

In the summer of 2011 when the CN Tower first introduced its EdgeWalk program, my friend Rachel and I were one of the first to brave together to try this first “walk on the edge” on the 356-metre high tower, the highest free-standing tower in Toronto.  We were literally walking, leaning over, peering beyond the city, on the edge!😛   Continue reading

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0109 Dessert & Chocolate

0109 Dessert & Chocolate Lava Cake

0109 Dessert & Chocolate located at 2190 McNicoll Avenue, Unit 109 in Scarborough

Here’s a short and sweet blog post; get it?😛  0109 Dessert & Chocolate is a dessert shop in Scarborough (next to Chako and the first location of Magic Noodle) at the intersection of Kennedy Road and McNicoll Avenue that specializes in Swiss premium chocolate from Lindt and homemade gelato.  I’ve heard a lot about this dessert shop and finally had the chance to go!   Continue reading

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