Let’s Eat: Lemongrass Marinated Pork Shoulder

If there’s any excuse to eat copious amounts of fish sauce dip, I’ll be there. Vermicelli rice noodles are just a vehicle for it. The star ingredient to a good vermicelli bowl is a well marinated meat to go with it – today’s pick is lemongrass marinated pork shoulder. I can’t tell you how many…

10 More Things To Do In Montreal

It’s been hard to not think about Montreal. We dedicate a trip every year to kick off the warmer weather. Of course, those are all on hold, so in the meantime… let’s revisit the list and make an update to the Musts in Montreal! It’s been three years since I first made my visit to…

Let’s Eat: 3 Ways to Top Your Bowl of Instant Ramen!

Growing up, we would enjoy instant noodles at least once a week. Spam was a welcome & easy treat: sliced, pan-fried and served on top of a bowl of instant noodles. A decade later, I cautiously stock at least one can in my pantry to enjoy whenever that craving hits. It’s so easy to prepare….

Let’s Eat: Corn Tortillas + Beef Taco Meat

Any way to enjoy a meal with my hands, I’m into it. Loaded zesty tacos rank second on the experience list! Driven by a bag of 15 limes on sale, tonight’s dinner included homemade tacos– tortillas included. I lugged a 2-kilogram bag of maseca corn flour home from Walmart about a year ago, and it…

Let’s Eat: Patatas Bravas (An Inspired Dish by Madrina)

If there’s one food event you need to have lined up this June, it’s Toronto Taste – in support of Second Harvest! In it’s 29th year, Toronto Taste is the number one culinary event to attend, as it includes a many of Canada’s top Restauranteurs (including Alo, Bacchanal & La Banane!), and attendance contributes to…

A Local Bangkok Walkthrough: Railway & Floating with TakeMeTour

Spending a day with a local to learn of the culture and lifestyle is the best way to start a trip! Of the many Thailand floating market tours available from Bangkok, TakeMeTour stood out to us for its flexibility with both a private car, direct hotel pick-up, an English-speaking host and an itinerary that fit our…