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Vancouver is the New Cool – Coffee Joints

I grew up in Vancouver, but I never saw Vancouver in this very perspective, they all say it is the real foodie deal of the Pacific Northwest now, and has a great deal of Coffee Culture going on, and I incline to agree – Vancouver is the new Cool, where not only food is good,  but most importantly, “Coffee is good.” After days of eating & drinking across the city, here are my Top 3s: 1) Revolver Coffee 325 Cambie St Revolver Coffee is located in the new cool area, Gastown. It is actually the oldest area in town – you know, with the first steamclock in the world? So, this is the coffee new cool in the new cool area. Let’s go...
Categories: 飲食

Drink more coffee in 2016

Today is the last day of 2015. A day to reflect, think about the things you have done, things you have accomplished, things you regret, things you unfortunately did wrong and abouts, things you did right, good or bad, it is all to be thankful for, as life goes on for us, we are healthy & well, and there’s still a new page ahead for us in 2016 to do it over, to strive, to do more, and we can’t achieve without a daily dose of caffeine right? “So my NY resolution is to drink more coffee in 2016!” You know, sort of when Popeye has to drink his spinach before he does anything? Well, that’s the spirit! Go get it Tiger! So this was...
Categories: 飲食

Valentine’s day: Breakfast in Bed

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and we have less than one month to prepare, searching for the perfect gift for your love, thinking about the perfect occasion… Is the one day to be thankful to your Valentine, to honour the love, to tell them how you love waking up to him/her everyday, and this would be ever so rewarding for a sweet breakfast in bed, sprinkled with love. So “Stay in bed” my friends, wait for it!  So here’s how it goes…. Vintage pink Rose – Check From your nearest florist Love note – Check Sealed with a seal or with a kiss Prep-ing the breakfast: Confetti pancakes – Check 1 cup pancake mix 1 c...
Categories: 飲食

Everyday is Christmas @ Bangkok

On a short trip to Bangkok, I have made a great discovery to this hidden gem, a little store tucked away – “Everyday Kamakarmet” It is truly a store that can lift up your spirits, with great positive energy, love and appreciation of life, a reflection through the five elements of life – Food, Clean (the owner likes to be tidy!), Work, Care, ETC. (all the spontaneous things that makes you, you), that tells you, “I Love My Life.” This is what Christmas is all about. Let’s go in! Try counting how many smiley face there are in this store! This Smiley Christmas Tree!!! Amazed by all the quotes & post cards everywhere! So much ...
Categories: 生活

The Art of Coffee – “Coffsicles”

Coffee is a work of art, a creation of life, you start the day with it, you break the day with it, you end the day with it, And we all can’t live without it. Spend the summer with the uniquely pleasurable coffee creation –  Coffsicles!! “The Art of Nespresso” Step 1 – Pour 2 creams into each popsicle mold, let it freeze until solid Step 2 – Make 6 big cups of Nespresso using your favourite capsule, add milk & sugar as you like, then let it cool in the refrigerator. (My favourite would be the Kazaar capsule with exceptional intensity, rich in roasted notes, with powerful bitterness but a creamy texture) Step 3 – Pour the c...