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: 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

Japan 2016: MOLLette

Japan 2016: MOLLette

Mollette Kitchen, a restaurant located in the Isetan department store in Kyoto’s JR Station, specializes in omu-rice.  This dish, as the name may suggest, is a combination of an egg omelette stuffed with fried rice.  But not just any fried

Japan 2016: Okonomiyaki

Japan 2016: Okonomiyaki

When my family insisted that I take my friends to Hiroshima to visit the Peace Memorial Museum and the Genbaku Dome, there was one other place I knew we needed to go – Okonomimura, the ultimate place to go for

Japan 2016: Ryokan Heianbo and Traditional Japanese Breakfasts

Japan 2016: Ryokan Heianbo and Traditional Japanese Breakfasts

The first part of my Japan trip consisted of four nights in Kyoto’s Ryokan Heianbo.  I’ve had traditional Japanese breakfasts before but I wasn’t sure how my friends would like it which is why I really appreciated that Ryokan Heianbo

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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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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Restaurant Adventures

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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Restaurant Adventures

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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