Monthly Archives: January 2011

Honolulu Cafe

I really enjoy the Hong Kong style cafes – they’re not something that I’ve grown up with, but feel like they’re perfect; open late, tons of choices, comfort food, great prices. What’s not to love? Honolulu Cafe on Kingsway is … Continue reading

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Cho Sun

While there are times where I just don’t want to cook at home, there is a compromise I will gladly take on – grilling at a Korean BBQ restaurant! Entering Cho Sun, I noticed it wasn’t super cozy warm (in … Continue reading

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We had a snow day at SFU the other week!  While the Burnaby Mountain may have been a tricky thing to traverse, I made my way to fair downtown to enjoy my surprise day off (hence why you won’t see … Continue reading

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Sunday Snack: Himalayan Pink Salt Carmel from Purdy’s

I’ve been obsessing over these Himalayan Pink Salt Carmel chocolates recently – they’re so incredibly good!  I really became a fan of Purdy’s a few months ago when I was doing a plastic-free challenge with a friend at work.  Finding … Continue reading

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Reader feedback!

Good day Parkerpages readers! I would like to take a little break from food posts today to get your feedback on how you are finding the blog!  I can’t believe that I’ve been writing Parkerpages for 18 months now (which, … Continue reading

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There are two things that I consistently count on as comfort food: Beef chow fun, and poutine.  I think these two dishes epitomize my cultural background (half Chinese, half French-Canadian), but it is a weird, if not gut-churning, combination. Speaking … Continue reading

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Red Wagon

Originally planning to go back to Deacon’s Corner this weekend, we actually ended up at The Red Wagon on Hastings in the Nanaimo region.  We’d driven past it a couple of times, and thought it was high time we grab … Continue reading

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