foodieonthe49th

A life consumed by food. A lifetime consuming food.

A North Road Less Travelled

A few weeks ago, I woke up and made myself a pancake breakfast using a Japanese pancake mix that I purchased from a Korean grocery store a while back.  The … Continue reading

March 4, 2012 · 8 Comments

Dear Snap, Crackle, and Pop… Eat Your Heart Out

This whole 365 Days of Dining campaign from Tourism Richmond has had me watching my twitter feed like a hawk, which means I’m finally making (good?) use of my twitter account.  Tweets … Continue reading

March 2, 2012 · 4 Comments

Searching for the Golden Ticket

Tourism Richmond has made an open call for food bloggers everywhere, offering the chance of a lifetime to someone who think they can stomach 365 Days of Dining out at eateries in Richmond, … Continue reading

March 1, 2012 · 7 Comments

Delightful Experience

A couple of weeks ago I attended a Food Blogger Meetup at Penang Delight Cafe, a restaurant I enjoy visiting for their authentic Malaysian food and friendly service.  Penang Delight has … Continue reading

February 23, 2012 · 1 Comment

One Lump or Two?

I don’t think much of Valentine’s Day, especially since I work during the “holiday” each year.  But I do think Valentine’s, hallmark holiday or not, is a good excuse to bake something sweet.  … Continue reading

February 10, 2012 · 5 Comments

Mochitsuki: A New Year Tradition

The Japanese mochitsuki ceremony is a New Year’s tradition, and I had the pleasure of attending one at the Nikkei Heritage Centre on December 29, 2011.  Even though I had a cold, I sucked it up … Continue reading

February 6, 2012 · 2 Comments

To a Healthy New Year

So it seems that I have plenty of catching up to do since my blog has been on hiatus since last year.  No, I have not given up my blogging (not … Continue reading

January 27, 2012 · 2 Comments

This Little Piggy Went to Market

Last year, I had the pleasure of attending the Vancouver Christmas Market, which was a European Style open-air Christmas marketplace.  This year, one of those daily coupon deals for the … Continue reading

December 30, 2011 · 1 Comment

Hay in the Needle Stack

My sister will be hosting the family for Christmas this year, and we’re having a few guests who I think have high expectations from our foodie family.  I am contributing a … Continue reading

December 19, 2011 · 1 Comment

The Gift of Summer

I have gotten into the habit of making Christmas gifts each year, and this year has been no exception.  During late Summer, I planned ahead and decided to make some jellies … Continue reading

December 16, 2011 · Leave a comment

Jasmine Tea Infused Birthday Cake

Since my grandmother celebrates her birthday according to the Chinese calendar, the day we celebrate her birthday changes dates from year to year.  This year, her birthday fell within a week of my sister’s, … Continue reading

December 12, 2011 · 4 Comments

Bazaar Experience

Every year, the holidays seem to take me by surprise even as I count the days down till Christmas.  Christmas is only 15 days away, that’s just over two weeks.  … Continue reading

December 9, 2011 · 4 Comments

Portland Food Carts Part 2 – Shop ’til You Get Hungry

For our second day in Oregon, we had set shopping as our main priority.  Since there weren’t a lot of (enticing) choices close the hotel which we stayed at, we took advantage … Continue reading

December 5, 2011 · 3 Comments

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