Monthly Archives: March 2012

Fooled by the queue…

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Day 28 – Kintaro Ramen… Kintaro Ramen is one of those places where there always seems to be a lineup. Whether it’s 11:30 A.M. , 2:00 P.M. , or 6:00 P.M. , there are always more people than there are … Continue reading

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Don’t judge a book by it’s cover

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Day 27 – Pho Japolo… I have always had at least one go-to neighborhood restaurant that I frequented  in every city I have lived in. And I believe most people have their own go-to neighborhood restaurants as well. It is … Continue reading

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This time it was good…and next time it might become my favorite

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Day 26  – Ajisai… Finding my favorite sushi restaurant in a city with one around every street corner has proven to be extremely difficult. I go into every sushi restaurant hoping to get a mind-blowing omakase experience, but I always … Continue reading

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Wines under $30: Valle Las Acequias Malbec Oak 2007

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Wine 1 – Valles Las Acequias Malbec Oak 2007 Mendoza… The biggest warning I got from people before moving here is that everything is extremely expensive.  The gas here is definitely more expensive than it is in the U.S., but … Continue reading

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A taste of Mexico…or is it Southern California?

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Day 25 – Chronic Tacos… A few years ago, while I was still in Southern California, I remember getting a particular piece of mail from the local car dealership that sold me and my wife our two cars. It included … Continue reading

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Preview: The Ultimate Vancouver Macaron Showdown

I went out and bought macarons from Thierry, Soirette, Thomas Haas, Faubourg, and French Made Baking today so that I could try them together. Hopefully, after tasting all of them, I’ll be able to crown the current king of macarons … Continue reading

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Somebody get her some help, Please!

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Day 24 – 29th Ave. Cafe… Although I’m quite fond of Japanese food and make a point to have it a least once a week, I have never had a particularly soulful meal at a Japanese restaurant. Don’t get me … Continue reading

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