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Chinese Style Cookies Shop – Cookies by Siuy

Cookies by Siuy first caught my eyes when I was browsing Island East Market (a local food market that promotes local produce and artisanal food) Facebook Page a few weeks ago. I was curious how golgi berries and bitter melon flavored cookies taste like, so I messaged the owner of this online cookie store to […]

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City Guide: Toronto

As many of you might have noticed, I took a huge break from blogging at Where the Sweet Things since last November. I spent the time focusing more on myself and after being away from here for a few months, I’m pleased to say that I’m finally back! I’m taking a break from Montreal and […]

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Tamashii Ramen

So winter finally came in Montreal and this city is driving me nuts with winter blues. It starts getting dark at 4pm and by the time I finish class, the moon is out already. What I crave most during winter is wrapping my tummy with a bowl of sizzling and soupy ramen. Its broth is […]

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TASTE MTL 2013 v.2 : Le Newtown

Taste MTL just came to an end this Monday and here’s another post on one of the restaurants that I tried over the weekend! My friend Eva (check out her blog here) and I made a lunch reservation at Le Newtown, an American restaurant that’s located on Crescent in downtown.We had a maple pumpkin soup […]

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TASTE MTL 2013 V.1: La Societe

Life as a foodie can be tough sometimes. You live in a city full of amazing restaurants, on a tight student budget (even worse as I’m a coffee shop addict and I need a cup of coffee everyday) and then the tourism board decides to throw a huge event with the restaurateurs for 11 days. […]

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Cafe Replika

I came across Cafe Replika while I was doing a cafes research on Yelp in early September and I fell in love with it upon my first visit! This Turkish cafe is located in the Plateau and owned by a lovely couple called Ceren and Ozan. The concept behind the coffee shop is to serve […]

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Traditional Taiwanese Breakfast: 阜杭豆漿

One of the best things about Taipei is their abundant breakfast places. Traditional Taiwanese breakfast usually include a bowl of soy milk and all sorts of chinese pastries. 阜杭豆漿 is a very popular breakfast spot for locals and it’s known for their homemade clay oven rolls. The rolls get sold out fast so my friends […]

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Taipei x Coffee Shop Girl: Coffee Megane. 眼鏡咖啡

I just got back from my 6-day Taipei trip and I can’t describe my love for this city in words. This is my third time in Taipei and it was already 8 years ago since I last visited. I’m amazed by their great quality yet affordable food and the possibilities are endless here: the night […]

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mini dans la ville.

A huge apology for my absence for the past month! I’ve just started working at Holly Brown lately (both at the store and two projects on hands) so I haven’t had much time to blog/food hunt. Someone prepared a very special surprise for me after work one day and it was dinner at the Original […]

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An Encounter with Little Moons – an interview.

Little Moons, a gourmet mochi ice cream company from London, was hosting a booth at HOFEX in Hong Kong 2 weeks ago. I tried their Raspberry Little Moon and I fell in love with it! I had the honor to have a short interview with the Director of Little Moons, Howard Wong. Little Moon samples […]

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