foodieonthe49th

A life consumed by food. A lifetime consuming food.

Category Archives: Desserts

Redeeming Quality

When the Dealfind advertisement popped into my inbox last year I jumped at the chance at buying their two for one high tea offer from The Fairmont.  It turns out that so … Continue reading

April 10, 2012 · 7 Comments

Lonely Chicago π

Today’s date can be marked as March 14 or 3.14, which is the official day for the mathematical symbol π (pi).  In light of this mathematically significant day, I decided … Continue reading

March 14, 2012 · 11 Comments

An Ugly But a Goodie

On Friday, it was almost midnight and I had a slight itch for something sweet.  I thought about baking something rich and chocolatey, but it would’ve been a while before … Continue reading

March 11, 2012 · 8 Comments

A Waffle Lot of Options

A relatively new restaurant to make an impact on the Richmond restaurant horizon, is Bubble Waffle Cafe.  A few months back, I found myself peering through the windows and admiring … Continue reading

November 25, 2011 · 3 Comments

The Clever North Wind Reaches Vancouver

One of my favourite movies is Chocolat, with Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp.  One of the confections in the movie that I was fixated on was the hot chocolate.  Ever since … Continue reading

November 14, 2011 · 2 Comments

Betcha He Can’t Eat Just One!

Like many Chinese people, my dad chooses to celebrate his birthday according to the traditional Chinese calendar.  Thus, making it a bit hard for me to keep track of from year to year.  … Continue reading

September 26, 2011 · 10 Comments

Choc Full of Cake and Sushi

A few weeks ago I returned to my favorite all you can eat sushi restaurant in Vancouver, Ebei Sushi, for my uncle’s birthday.  Although baking isn’t my forte, I like to … Continue reading

September 16, 2011 · 3 Comments

Mooncake Madness

I knew it was coming months ago, but Mid-Autumn Festival crept up on me like most holidays usually do.  Over the past few months, I kept asking people (in Cantonese), “When … Continue reading

September 12, 2011 · 5 Comments

Not So Secret Garden

Last week I went to The Secret Garden Tea Company, located in Kerrisdale, for my friend’s birthday celebration.  I had never been to the Secret Garden before, but heard so many … Continue reading

August 29, 2011 · Leave a comment

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