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A bitter wind whistles down John Street

It’s our first food adventure in weeks. Mid-November and we’re off to Queen West at Spadina. One step outside and the wind captures our breath, buffeting us north along John Street to Richmond and into the arms of… 328 more words

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KOBE, JAPAN FOOD & DRINK: GONTARO

Whilst in Kobe this time around, I couldn’t get enough of Sake Chizu (salmon sushi) from my favorite, cheap sushi spot: Gontaro.

19dec14. Kobe, Japan.

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KOBE, JAPAN FOOD & DRINK: SONA RUPA, INDIAN Restaurant

The best Indian restaurant in Kobe has to be: Sona Rupa.

19dec14. Sannomiya, Kobe, Japan.

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KOBE, JAPAN FOOD & DRINK: CHEF INTERVIEW ~ TOMOAKI KOGA of COM COKA, VIETNAMESE Restaurant

CHEF TOMOAKI KOGA                                                                                                                                                                                                            FOUNDED COM COKA: 19may2011

Blogger’s note: When I first came to Kobe, Japan for a 6-month stint of work and travel back in September 2011, I was coming with the life experience of having lived in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam for four years (2006-2010.) In addition to living in “Saigon,” I also traveled extensively throughout the country (Tet 2009 ~ rode my Honda motorbike from HCM to Danang, stopping all along the way to sample the cuisine Vietnam has to offer.) I spent significant time in Nha Trang, stayed in off-the-beaten path locales like Tam Coc and Ninh Binh…and also tasted the ‘differences’ from Saigon-style…in Hanoi, the country’s capital. 872 more words

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Let's get fat together!

Christmas is around the corner and that can only mean one thing – food! You might be able to tell from the last few posts that I’m really excited. 566 more words

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KOBE, JAPAN FOOD & DRINK: RIB LAB

There’s a new sparerib restaurant in Kobe, so we checked it out last night. We sampled the mustard, onion & garlic, and the apple sauce-glazed ribs. 182 more words

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