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Wine Tasting Road Trip in the Okanagan

July 6, 2017 // 1 Comment

This was my first ever wine tasting road trip!  I have done a little bit of wine tasting in the past in Napa Valley and in the Okanagan, but never a trip like this one, [...]

Japan Trip 2016 – Day 4 – Hakone

March 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

A 24-Hour Trip to Hakone It’s hard to resist the onsen (Japanese hot spring) experience when you travel in Japan, especially in the fall or winter.  I had long ago [...]

Japan Trip 2016 – Day 2 – Tokyo

March 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

First Breakfast in Japan We started our first morning by making a ramen noodle bowl!  This an extra large bowl that cost only 200 yen. Let’s add one of those Onsen [...]

Japan Trip 2016 – Day 1, YVR -> Tokyo

March 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

I hardly slept the night before my flight to Japan. I always wanted to visit Japan.  It’s one of the coolest countries in the world, where traditions of centuries well [...]

Lark – A Memorable Dinner in Seattle

March 24, 2016 // 2 Comments

It was not a super busy night inside Lark, the popular Capital Hills eatery. William and I were seated at end of the long and narrow dining room by the window. The high [...]

Ba Bar: Delicious Pre-Dinner Cocktails

March 24, 2016 // 3 Comments

Ba Bar is not your typical Vietnamese restaurant. Besides delicious Vietnamese fare, they are also known for their kickass cocktails, as well as  being the popular spot [...]

La Petite Camille, Millbrae

December 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

The food I had at La Petitie Camille was quite delicious, despite the fact that we got there quite late, almost right before they were closing, and our dishes were their last [...]

RauDZ Regional Table, Kelowna

August 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

While my dinner experience at RauDZ was memorable, highlighted by locally sourced ingredients, classic preparation techniques and very solid service, it was not as mind [...]

Mabui Sushi Izakaya, Kelowna

August 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Kelownians love their sushi! While over 40 sushi restaurants can be found in Kelowna on Zomato, the #1 ranked restaurant in Kelowna on TripAdvisor is Momo Sushi. Going [...]

Union, Toronto 

July 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

I was going to grab some lunch at Kensington Market, but I was afraid that my slightly hung over body would not be able to handle stuff that was too exotic. So I turned to [...]

Pai, Northern Thai Kitchen in Toronto

July 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

Kyle took me to Pai, a Thai restaurant with a basement entrance that reminded me the student pub at UBC, The Sub. The dining room was big and the lights were dim, but [...]

Cantonese Cuisine in Guangzhou

May 21, 2015 // 1 Comment

???? Bing Sheng Restaurant ZhuJiangXinCheng XianCun Road 2, ShouFu Mansion 1-4 Floor, Guangzhou, China Bing Sheng is supposed to be representing the Fine Dining restaurants [...]

Seattle Happy Hours: Flying Fish

June 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

This was the moment we had been waiting for… The 75-cent oyster happy hours! Although Flying fish was of the online Seattle top 10 oyster happy hours list, we came here [...]