Singapore 2016: Afternoon Tea at Raffles Hotel

Singapore 2016: Afternoon Tea at Raffles Hotel

Two of the “must-do” things I had on my list for Singapore was to experience having a Singapore Sling and

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Singapore 2016: Chinatown Complex

Singapore 2016: Chinatown Complex

When I first started planning on my trip everyone I

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Singapore 2016: The Providore

Singapore 2016: The Providore

First morning in Singapore after being on 2 flights and

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Japan 2016: Buri Sake Bar

Japan 2016: Buri Sake Bar

On our first weekend in Tokyo we decided to hit a popular sake bar called Buri, located in the Ebisu district of Tokyo.  Entering through the tinted glass doors I didn’t realize how small the standing room only bar was.

Japan 2016: Daiwa Sushi at Tsukiji Fish Market

Japan 2016: Daiwa Sushi at Tsukiji Fish Market

Arriving at Tsukiji Fish Market at 2am and being told that the tuna auction was full was dejecting but the good news was we were 3 hours early before the sushi restaurants open.  And before you ask the question, yes

Japan 2016: Mister Donut

Japan 2016: Mister Donut

The Japanese love their donuts and one of the largest chains in Japan is Mister Donut.  No longer existing in North America you can only get Mister Donut donuts in Asia and they have created flavours specific to the Asian

Japan 2016: Hakuri Tabai Hanbey Izakaya

Japan 2016: Hakuri Tabai Hanbey Izakaya

One of the more fun places we ate at in Kyoto was at Hakuri Tabai Hanbey Izakaya – the locals call it “Hanbey” for short.  An izakaya chain in Japan, this location was located on the main retail strip in

Japan 2016: Kyoto’s Nishiki Market

Japan 2016: Kyoto’s Nishiki Market

I’ve got a lot of favourite places in Japan, as my friends I travelled with can attest to, but Nishiki Market ranks as one of my top culinary places to visit.  Its really because this market allows you to taste

London: Harrods Food Hall
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London: Harrods Food Hall

The Harrods Food Hall reminds me of the department stores in Japan!  What I loved about them was that each

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London: M&S

Canadian grocery stores are getting better (thank you President’s Choice) but the department stores definitely need to catch up when

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Montreal: La Banquise

We were so fortunate to have teammates who were born and raised in Montreal to have planned the itinerary for

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Sweet Jesus
Adventures around T.O.

Sweet Jesus

Some of you might be thinking how crazy I am for eating ice cream in the middle of winter but

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Iceland: Kornid

I know this is my third post on a bakery in Iceland but what can I say, I had to

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Japan 2012: Japanese Bakeries
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Japan 2012: Japanese Bakeries

Traditionally, the staple of the Japanese diet is rice – they eat it morning, lunch and dinner.  But with the

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Monastery Bakery & Deli
Adventures around T.O.

Monastery Bakery & Deli

I have heard on multiple occasions from multiple friends about Monastery Bakery & Deli in Oakville, Ontario.  So after a

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Denmark: Fotex

Everyone who knows me knows that wherever I go I must visit a grocery store at least once during my

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India: Ladies Sangeet & Mehndi
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India: Ladies Sangeet & Mehndi

Indian wedding celebrations last a number of nights and on my third night in India, we had probably the “most

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Restaurant Adventures

Croatia: Paradox Wine & Cheese Bar

Up until now, we’ve only been concentrating on tasting Croatian beers but when we arrived in Split, we decided to

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