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Many sides make a main

This weekend I looked in my fridge/cupboard and there were quite a lot of ingredients that needed to be used within the next couple of days, so I decided to make lots of side dishes to pack for my lunches this week. 208 more words


L.A., Friends, and Korean Fettuccine


I am an L.A. transplant. I arrived here almost ten years ago for college (yikes, where did the time go?!), and while I initially hated this city for a good two years, I eventually realized that I could re-channel that hatred into curiosity strong enough to uncover hidden gems that make L.A. 802 more words

Heart and Seoul

It’s a little daunting to leave a country on Thursday and when you wake up the next morning is Saturday. And even worse it’s Saturday at 4:30 AM local time – because you forced yourself to sleep in until a “reasonable” time. 1,145 more words

사월에 보리밥: Healthy Eating in Gangnam

Let’s kick things off with a review of one my favourite restaurants in Gangnam – perhaps even my favourite in Seoul. 사월에 보리밥 (English: April Boribap) is located near Gangnam station across from GT Tower. 283 more words


Piggy's restaurant

This past week was a week when I had to purchase a car.  According to my trusty mechanic, my old 2005 Honda Civic was begging for a retirement and I have to find a replacement soon.   464 more words

Toronto Eats


Growing up in Alaska, I wasn’t exposed to a lot of non-Chinese Asian food. Granted, I’m pretty sure the place we always ate Chinese on the top floor of the… 1,041 more words


Tonkotsu Black Garlic @ Ramen Spott

My lunch buddies got coupons for this place and I went along.

Tonkotsu Black Garlic $9.50
This is their signature ramen. It’s fairly good but nothing’s special. 32 more words

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