Travel Diaries: Guangzhou & Hong Kong

Travel Diaries: Guangzhou & Hong Kong

As highly requested, here's my guide to China. Specifically highlighting my most recent trip to Guangzhou, HK, and Macau. I've been to other large cities such as Shanghai, Beijing, Chongqing, and Hangzhou to smaller villages. Guangzhou My main focus will be on Guangzhou since I feel like the other cities are popular enough to navigate [...]

Jack’s Sandwich Shack

Jack’s Sandwich Shack

Masterminds of Jack's Burger Shack opened up their baby sandwich shop located on 15 Perron St., where Ong Hanoi Style Fried Chicken used to be. I tried their chicken way back in my food blogging days and found it quite enjoyable so I knew I had to come back when possible. Jack's Sandwich Shack seems [...]

Photolog: Al Centro

Photolog: Al Centro

Coffee connoisseur Antonio Bilotta has finally opened up his new restaurant, Al Centro, at the heart of downtown core. Over the last three years, Bilotta implemented a kickstarter campaign in hopes of raising $100,000 for the restaurant. Al Centro specializes in Romano-style pizzas, salads, pastries, Italian cocktails, and coffee. Order your food at the counter, [...]

Jang YEG: Korean & Japanese Cuisine

Jang YEG: Korean & Japanese Cuisine

Jang YEG is the newest modern Korean-Japanese restaurant located in the heart of Downtown Edmonton on Jasper Ave. Chef Jamie Jang opened the restaurant with more than 15 years of experience in creating dishes from all over the world. From Korea to Australia and now to Canada. He now hopes to introduce Edmontonians to his unique […]

Buok: Fresh Korean Kitchen

Buok: Fresh Korean Kitchen

When I was working downtown, I would always look for new restaurants opening nearby. My team and I would go out almost every Friday for lunch so we've basically tried anything close to 107 Street radius. After seeing a new Korean restaurant in downtown, I just couldn't wait for them to open. Owner Henry Song [...]

Philippines meet YEG: Casa Laurel Kitchen

Philippines meet YEG: Casa Laurel Kitchen

I feel like I haven't tried much Filipino food compared to Vietnamese, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, etc. My few experiences had been at friends' houses, parties, and gatherings. I love learning about new cultures and eateries! Casa Laurel aims to promote the Filipino cuisine by using their authentic family recipes and modern culinary techniques. The space [...]