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...Po'Boys Diner (Calgary)
As I am writing this, I found out that Po'Boys Diner is now closed.  We are saddened to see a restaurant that just opened, close so quickly.  We hope to see a form of it again in the future.  Since Po'Boys is now closed, we would just like to highlight the ...

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...Raw Bar (Calgary)
Overall - 8.5/10 ...................................-. Food - 9.5/10 Service - 8/10 Ambiance - 8/10 Raw Bar located in Hotel Arts has recently had an overhaul of both its menu and decor to reflect a focus on modern Vietname...

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...Surviving the Holidays- #Goals
Instead of New Year's resolutions this year, I'm working on a few goals to make this years holiday season the best possible.  In previous years, the anticipation of Christmas and feel good vibes peaks around the end of November and gradually decreases until...

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...Ikemen Ramen Bar (Calgary)
Overall - 6/10 ...................................-. Food - 6/10 Service - 6.5/10 Ambiance - 5/10 We were excited to try Ikemen, one of the newer ramen establishments in the city but were unfortunately disappointed by sever...

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...Gemstone Works by Chrissy (Etsy)
This post is completely unrelated to food and more about my personal thoughts, but it explains the sporadic updates here on the blog. So if you're still interested, keep reading! Since childhood, I've always had my hands on something craft related.  When I ...

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...Confit Beef Short Ribs
Beef short ribs are one of our favourite cuts of meat to braise. While making some duck confit a while ago, the idea of cooking beef short ribs in the same fashion came to mind. The result was some of the most tender and moist short ribs we have ever had ei...

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...Pumpkin Cheesecake
Although Canadian Thanksgiving has passed, with Halloween around the corner, I thought this pumpkin cheesecake might still be relevant to some of you looking for a pumpkin related dessert.  This recipe was taken from Nigella Lawson's "Feast" and it was very...

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...Blue Water Cafe (Yaletown, Vancouver)
Overall - 9/10 ...................................-. Food - 9.5 Service - 9/10 Ambiance - 9/10   We love seafood. From an early age fresh fish, lobster, crab, oysters and shrimp were a part of special occasions at our Chine...

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...Dutch Apple Pie
Never have to choose between apple pie and apple crumble ever again. This recipe combines the flakey crust of pie with the crispy topping of a crumble. Ingredients : Pie Filling - 5 medium apples thinly sliced - 1/4 cup granulated sugar - 1/4 cup of brown s...

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...Kirin Restaurant (Richmond, BC)
Last week we went to Vancouver for a short trip and as usual, we made a point to schedule our days around which restaurants we wanted to try.  We heard that Kirin Restaurant (which has multiple locations) gets quite busy and when we tried to get a table for...
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