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Tokyo: Al Dente

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On the third, or maybe fourth night of a trip you feel tired. It’s dinnertime and you don’t particularly feel any sort of hunger, but the kids need to eat. And you know you need to eat because eventually you … Continue reading

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Something a food slob like me enjoys: Italian Kitchen

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The size. The dimensions. The proportions. The perception. I’m not good at estimating distances or heft or volume or bigness or smallness or square footage or anything like that. Driving by Park Royal everyday and watching the workers build, decorate, … Continue reading

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The Pizza Strikes Back: Via Tevere Pizzeria

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I didn’t really visit Via Tevere Pizzeria after being thoroughly seduced by the meat pide at Anatolia’s Gate. I wish that I did. Being pulled back onto the righteous path by a proper Neapolitan pie would’ve made for a better, … Continue reading

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Chain: Joey Burrard

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Is this place called Joey Burrard or Joey on Burrard or just Joey? My daughter asked me before we arrived at the restaurant if the restaurant had pictures of kangaroos on their walls and I told her that I didn’t … Continue reading

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Neapolitan Pizza: Cotto Enoteca

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There are streaky goalies in hockey, streaky shooters in basketball, streaky hitters in baseball, streaky strikers in soccer, and there’s me: a streaky eater. A few months ago I was on a chirashi eating streak; more recently I’ve been streakily … Continue reading

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Japanese Pasta: SpagheTei

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I’m a fan of Japanese pasta. I have it often when I am in Taiwan and whenever I visit Japan. Japanese ingredients such as miso and soy sauce match incredibly well with pasta in noodle form. The usual Japanese attention … Continue reading

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The Burger Chronicles: Hamilton Street Grill

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My ongoing quest for the best local burger brought me to Hamilton Street Grill for lunch today. I have read and heard good things about its burger, and I wanted to try it out for myself. I brought along the … Continue reading

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