Monthly Archives: December 2015

2015: Year in Review

Hello stenoodie fans!  It is the last day of 2015, December 31.  We’ll never see this day again or be the same person, so let’s take a short moment to review and reflect on what happened this year:  

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GenYTO Christmas Gala 2015 at Peter and Paul Banquet Hall

I usually don’t blog about banquet or convention hall/wedding food, but as I’ve been blogging in a journal-style and recording more of my experiences and adventures than ever before on this blog, I’ll be writing up about our GenYTO Christmas Gala … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Now

Merry Christmas, everyone!  This is a picture taken just *now*.  These little guys are always here for me but sometimes I’m so busy that I forget to say hi to them.  Christmas morning and the sun is shining, so the … Continue reading

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Las Vegas Bootcamp 2015!

Back in June of this year (June 20), I went to Las Vegas for the second time for business and pleasure.  Yay!  It’s so amazing to be able to travel to so many places to do productive work, learn with … Continue reading

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Marlowe Restaurant & Wine Bar

Recently, I bought this amazing restaurant voucher booklet/app from entertainment.com where it features hundreds of deals and redeemable coupons for restaurants all over Toronto.  I was so excited to use it!  I bought it for $24 (usual price is $40) … Continue reading

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Creamy Cucumber Salad!

It’s been a while since I tried out a new recipe and made it for a pot luck party.  I remember a couple of years ago when me and my friends used to challenge each other and make a new dish … Continue reading

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Hot Pot on Yonge Chinese Cuisine

Hot pot is always fun!  It’s when you gather with some friends or family and place lots of raw and uncooked food into a boiling pot to eat together!  I think the origin of this Chinese cuisine started when people … Continue reading

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Tapagria Spanish Tapas Restaurant

Tapagria Spanish Tapas Restaurant opened a little more than a month ago in Markham near Commerce Valley Drive near Highway 7.  It is an upscale Spanish tapas restaurant that has a downtown flair.  It is really nicely decorated inside with … Continue reading

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Potato Noodle Soup of Bai

Sometimes, simple is best… or maybe not 100% of the time (as you’ll see in the following blog post why XD).  In the second floor of Pacific Mall, in the food court, there is a vendor called Potato Noodle Soup … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Gathering

It’s so appropriate that this week’s theme is “gathering” since this is definitely the time that many of us gather together with friends and family to celebrate the holidays and the end of this year (over lots of food and … Continue reading

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