Hapag Ihaw-Ihaw

Being my first bout with it this year (I think), I headed to a relatively new little known hole in the wall called Hapag Ihaw-Ihaw. From the front, you’d probably be able to walk right past it and not realize there’s actually some really good eats to be had inside. Being the “explorer” that I am, I decided to stop in to sample the goods they had at dinner!

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Rockin’ It with Zeeg: Fun at the Fair (PNE)

Aside from the plethora of performances (my personal favourite was Glass Tiger) and the onslaught of rides, one of the big draws of the fair is the food!!!! With Zeeg by my side, we take on a cultural classic, plus one not so classic dish!

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Skookum Eats with Lil’ L: Lost + Found Cafe

Although we were going to brave the heat and hit up a Blenz on West Hastings, we had taken a wrong turn and ended up in a rougher patch of the Downtown Eastside….at least it used to be. Lil’ L was telling me of a relatively recent visit to a cozy little coffee shop in the area called Lost + Found Cafe. The fact something like that was smack dab in the core of the DTES just screamed gentrification lol. But anyways, onto the food review!

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Travel Guide: Seattle

Seattle. A few hundred kilometers south of Vancouver, it boasts a wide variety of shopping destinations, food adventures, and just sights to see! So much, in fact, that you’ll need a few days to really be able to take it all in! Like my other guides, to Oregon and Hawaii, this one will give a general overview of some of the things to be seen and done down there!
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Valerio’s Tropical Bake Shop (South Center)

Amongst my travels in Seattle, I noticed there was this large department store in South Center that EVERYBODY seemed to be flocking to! When I went inside, I noticed it had your usual produce sections, but it also had a Filipino bake shop AND a hot deli!!! Damn, wish we had one of those here! Anywho, on this trip I visited Valerio’s Tropical Bake Shop and picked up a pack of Pande Monay (2.69).

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Starbucks (Seattle Center/The Armory) & Market Grill (Woodland Zoo Food Court)

Since these two are relatively small posts in themselves, I’m going to join them together.

As Seattle is the birthplace of Starbucks, why not try one of their beverages that’s slightly closer to the source? After exploring the Space Needle, we did just that!

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