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Yashin, Kensington

A dinner with Hanna after not having seen each other in ages. I was craving sushi, so we met at Yashin.

Every time I go to Yashin, I stay away from the small dishes, focusing on the sushi. 210 more words

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Dinner party, Ottolenghi style!

I had friends over for dinner Saturday night… and decided to make a few recipes that I had been eyeing in Ottolenghi’s Jerusalem book.

Not the best pictures in the world… but I served some roasted cauliflower and celery salad, served with pommegranate seeds and hazelnuts – some roasted butternut squash and red onion salad with tahini and za’atar spices – and the best salmon I have had in ages… salmon steaks in chraimeh sauce, a spicy red sauce. 16 more words

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Instant Gratification: "Amy" and four other good movies new to streaming in February

Pick of the week: “Amy” (Amazon Prime) — The Oscar-nominated documentary looks at the short, tragic life of singer Amy Winehouse, and the people around her (including the public) who helped enable her downfall. 204 more words

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Chez Lien, Montreal, Canada

A quick lunch around 3pm in Montreal, after six back to back meetings… I was starving, cold, and felt like I was getting sick… so when I walked by a Vietnamese restaurant, I thought, great, I can have some pho soup and feel better instantly! 103 more words

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Instant Gratification: How It's Ruining Our Lives And How We Can Stop It

We live in a world of instant gratification. It’s surrounding us.

There are drive-thru restaurants, coffee shops, liquor stores, banks, and equipment repair stations. You drive up, place your order, and within ten minutes or less, you have your product. 872 more words

“With the Swipe of a Finger” Meditation Tips for a Busy Mind

For those of you who have considered meditation, I applaud you. In a world that is ever moving, which does not appear to present many opportunities for us to pause, it can… 515 more words


Fune Japanese Restaurant, Toronto, Canada

A quick lunch in Toronto before flying on to Montreal… I happened across a conveyor-belt sushi restaurant that had good reviews… I was told a few times that I could order from the menu instead of just the belt, but was for the most part happy with what I ordered! 244 more words

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