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Food Adventures at CNE

Canadian National Exhibition

210 Princes’ Blvd, Toronto, ON

Maybe I’m getting old or becoming more of a food snob but most of the food I tried at CNE…

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Union Oyster House: America’s Oldest Restaurant

Union Oyster House

41 Union St, Boston, MA

Union Oyster House is an institution in Boston. Right outside historic Quincy Market, the restaurant is America’s…

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Spam Musubi Overload

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on December 20, 2013

There’s a special place in my heart for spam. While I was an intern in the publishing industry, spam was the main ingredient in too many of my…

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Tonkatsu Ginza Bairin: First taste of the Berkshire hog

Tonkatsu Ginza Bairin

255 Beach Walk, Honolulu, HI

The most amazing tonkatsu I’ve ever had is at this little Japanese restaurant, Tonkatsu…

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Rainbow Drive-In: Go-to place for Plate Lunch

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on December 5, 2013

Rainbow Drive-In

3308 Kanaina Ave, Honolulu, Hawaii

The plate lunch is a staple in Hawaiian cuisine. Dating back to the islands’ plantation days, the plate lunch…

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Luau at the Polynesian Cultural Center

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on December 2, 2013

Polynesian Cultural Center

55-370 Kamehameha Hwy, Laie, Hawaii

I’ve always wanted to go to a luau. It’s hard to find one these days that are…

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Ruth’s Chris Steak House: Perfect Steaks Swimming in Butter

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

145 Richmond Street West, Toronto, ON

Before I came to Toronto, I’ve never even heard of Ruth’s Chris. I know, what…

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Mind of a Chef: Chang and Bourdain, Kitchen Badasses

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on December 1, 2012

Momofuku has been all the rage in Toronto. I haven’t visited yet but I’ve become obsessed with a new travel cooking show featuring Momofuku owner, David Chang. The Mind of a Chef literally takes viewers into the…

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Rachel at Pike Place Market

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on October 14, 2012

Pike Place Market

Between 1st. Ave and Pike Place, downtown Seattle, WA

I love visiting Pike Place Market. Even on a weekday it’s bustling busy, crowded and lively….

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Pumpkin Cupcakes for Thanksgiving

Pumpkin pies are so overrated. This year, we decided to make some pumpkin cupcakes topped with cream cheese frosting and little pretzel sticks for stems.

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