Monthly Archives: May 2012

Good Food, Bad Stomach

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Joyeaux Cafe & Restaurant- More often than not, you can tell that  a restaurant is popular from a (figurative) mile away. Whether it be a huge lineup out its front door, a backup of cars prowling its block for street … Continue reading

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The Burger Chronicles: The 80’s Themed Sub-$8 Meal Deal

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Sunset Burgers – I must say that I’m a sucker for meal deals. If a restaurant offers a regular menu item at a discounted price during a specific period of time, you can bet that I will try to visit … Continue reading

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This Here’s Crack, and I Need My Fix

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Alvin Garden – Spicy Sichuan/Hunan food is kinda like crack. It looks unappealing and unattractive if you haven’t had it in a while, but once you have a taste, there’s something about it that entices you back for more. I … Continue reading

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Mixed Bag Birthday Dinner

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Glowbal Grill Steaks & Satays – When I asked my daughter where she wanted to go for her birthday dinner, she answered,   “Something like Black and Blue”.  The restaurant that immediately popped up in my head was Glowbal. I … Continue reading

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Ducks In A Row: Red Star Revisited

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Red Star (Vancouver) – Which restaurants would you choose if you only had two meals to showcase the local Chinese food scene to out-of-town visitors? This was the dilemma I faced  for my sister-in-law and niece’s  visit. There were also … Continue reading

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Homemade Porchetta Redux

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After my not-so-successful attempt at making homemade porchetta sandwiches a few days ago,  I felt that I had to have a second go at it to see if I could improve upon the results of my first attempt with the … Continue reading

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Food, Family, and Fun

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Blue Fox Cafe (Victoria) – I have to apologize beforehand for my less thorough post today. The family and I  took our first ever trip to Victoria today and the trip took up 14 hours of our day. After we … Continue reading

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