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Yeah, it’s a girly drink

There are only three things you can do in Singapore; the first is to go shopping, the second is to wait for the rain to stop, and the third is to get hammered on girly drinks at the Raffles Hotel. Why the Raffles Hotel?…

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Posted by: on Sunday, June 17th, 2007
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Almost Perfect Pad Thai

Pad Thai is one of those dishes that I have tried and tried to recreate, but have rarely had much luck with. Even in restaurants here, it’s usually not that great. You realize this especially if you’ve been…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, June 13th, 2007
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Duck Duck Goose

It’s late and I’m writing this from our small room on a goose farm in a tiny town called Veyssiéres just east of Sarlat La Canéda. This is our second to last day in the area of France known as Perigord, land…

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Posted by: on Monday, May 21st, 2007
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Cheese, wine and nougat

Well, here we are in the land of cheese and wine and what do I chose to write about? Nougat. Yes, the other day we hit the Bastille Market and lo and behold the first stall we come upon is filled with every type of French…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, May 16th, 2007
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Now I Know What Gimmick Tastes Like

My brother Keith told us about this cool restaurant in Chicago, so when we planned a trip to the windy city, I was excited to make a reservation at Moto. Keith had a great experience here and said that the chef “had…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, May 2nd, 2007
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Off to France

My wife and I are off to France for two weeks starting May 10th. Before we go if you have any great places, particularly food and wine related, let me know! I’d love to hit some off-the-beaten path culinary treasures.

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Posted by: on Tuesday, May 1st, 2007
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Hey Pare, Kumusta na?

Two months ago if anyone asked who Jollibee was I would have wondered what they were talking about, but this polite gent has become a mainstay in my daily Filipino dining. I remember quite well after touching down in…

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Posted by: on Sunday, April 22nd, 2007
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A Mouthful of Happiness

Over the past two weeks I’ve been enjoying the life of a King, consuming every known Filipino dish in large quantity and still leaving food on my plate. What is common here is amazing to me, I could well imagine North…

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Posted by: on Friday, April 6th, 2007
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Stargazer Pie

I’ve always loved chicken pot and other meat pies. Not that I’m sure why although I am about one quarter British once removed, and the Tudors were renouned for their roasted meats and meat pies in particular.…

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Posted by: on Friday, March 23rd, 2007
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BC Wines Found Far Afield

If you enjoy BC wines and also tend to travel to the US, you’ll know that it’s rare to see anything from BC on a wine list south of the border. And if you do find one, it’s bound to be an ice wine.…

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Posted by: on Sunday, February 4th, 2007
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Taste of Winterlude

Since we’ve already told you about Dine Out Vancouver and Toronto’s Winterlicious, I thought we might as well add Ottawa’s Taste of Winterlude to the mix. Taste of Winterlude starts January 19 and runs…

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Posted by: on Friday, January 19th, 2007
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Toronto is Winterlicious

If you are in Toronto between January 26 and February 8, 2007, make sure to check out Winterlicious. Probably the most popular part of Toronto’s WinterCity festival, 130 restaurants will be offering Winterlicious…

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Posted by: on Friday, January 5th, 2007
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Right Back Where I Started From…

I’m headed to San Francisco for the weekend. I know it is somewhat of a mecca for foodies in North America, but I have done only a little bit of exploring on my own. I’d love to hear recommendations for some…

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Posted by: on Thursday, December 14th, 2006
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London Mojitos

When I go out with friends we drink beer, or vodka, or tequila, or a combination of the aforementioned drinks. Would ever dream of going out with 2 friends and drinking Mojitos? Never…

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Posted by: on Thursday, October 5th, 2006
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Cooking With New Friends

A few of us had the great pleasure to meet our online friend Helen Rennie while on a trip tp Vacouver recently as decribed so eloquently by Colin in his article “Dinner At Home…Vancouver Style”. Helen…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, September 20th, 2006
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