Tag Archives: Montreal

lion, coffee and hot chocolate

Located just a step away from McGill campus, Café Humble Lion is an local independent cafe that opened a few weeks ago. It’s my latest study hub and I love the soothing ambiance. The cafe is pretty spacious as there are only a couple of tables and high wooden tables, but I’ve never failed to […]

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in a nutshell.

Pretty much summed up my life during the past few weeks here. Finals are coming in less than 3 weeks and I’m overwhelmed with all the papers (when I mean all I mean SIX) that I have to write before that. So next time when you see me here, I’ll probably be blogging in Hong […]

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The Confessions of a Traveling Foodie: Between Hong Kong & Montreal

I’m in love. Yes, the kind of love that you always hear people falling head-over-heels to, but instead of falling for a person, I’m in love with two cities. And here’s the problem: I don’t know which one I love more, Hong Kong or Montreal. Born and raised in Hong Kong, Yours Truly has started […]

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towards the end of summer, crème glacée and simple happiness

Having been in a game of patience/silence for the past seven days, I am now officially back onto my food therapy regime. So on day #N (because I just can’t remember which day it was), I woke up after 13 hours of sleep and had a sudden craving for ice cream. When it comes to […]

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a summery day at vieux port

School is not starting until next Wednesday, so most of my days I’m just: 1. chilling with friends 2. exploring more of Montreal 3. eating ice cream whenever I crave for it (which means almost every. single. day) 4. reading (currently reading – the shadows of the wind) 5. meeting new friends every weekend, since […]

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lights, berries & the sweetness of summer

What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness. – John Steinback Oh hello, Montreal. * Marked my 5th day back in Montreal, and I’m still having this tingling, weird feeling of being back to my second home. I was gone for a long time that was enough […]

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a mini foodie road trip

On my second last day in Montreal before heading back home for summer, my big brother Jeff and I decided to go on a mini road trip to the Mile End. It was almost the very first day of summer in Montreal this year, the weather was super nice and it made me wish that […]

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The adventure of licking food off my fingers at Nil Bleu

As I’ve promised from an earlier post, here’s the complete review for Nil Bleu! There are few restaurants that specialize in Ethiopian cuisine in Montreal and the MRC team just did a review at the award-winning Nil Bleu. Ethiopian cuisine requires eating with bare hands and it’s a uniquely fun eating experience. You get to […]

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Pastryism at the Mile End

Since when do we ever get such a warm and sunny day during WINTER? Yes, Montreal’s winter isn’t over until the end of March or April… We Montrealers never let go of any chance to go out in the sun so we can leave their Canada Goose/Moose Knuckles behind. On a bright and breezy Sunday […]

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the snowflake in the plateau

the little snowflake on rachel est As I’m pretty much free from the burden of midterms, last weekend was the perfect time for me to get out of downtown and explore Montreal. I did a bit research online and Café Névé grabbed my attention with its famous homemade cookies. So I dragged my friends Giulia […]

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