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The Consequences of Eating a Kit Kat the Wrong Way

    So, in what should have been a nice gesture, my girlfriend packed a Kit Kat for dessert. We had just finished our meal of a delicious chicken sandwich at Chef Burger on Yonge Street, near Bantry-Scott, when she … Continue reading

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When One Receives a Lunch

I don’t know whether it is a universal truth, but I tend to think food made by other people–and I am not talking about restaurants, though it is sometimes the case, but also sometimes not–tastes better than food you make … Continue reading

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Banana Kit Kat

One of my students went back to Japan to take part in a festival to celebrate adulthood.  It is a wonderful event with beautiful kimono.  I saw it a couple of times in Japan and always thought it was spectacular–at … Continue reading

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It’s The Little Things

I shouldn’t be hunting for Japanese snacks in Saigon…. but if you come across them accidentally…call that heaven, we will.

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When Students Bring Chocolate

I don’t get a lot of gifts from students, but when I do, they tend to be really interesting. In this case a student remembered that I recently celebrated a birthday and gave me some chocolate. I’ve said it before, … Continue reading

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The Right Way to Eat a Kit Kat?

I don’t know if it is because of the people I work with or the fact that they are ESL teachers, but we can find ourselves in a whole bunch of debates. The topics of these debates range from the … Continue reading

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A Japanese Chocolate Moment

  After my indecisive day at the hobby shop (chronicled in tow earlier blogs) I went for a little pick-me-up at J-Town (Toronto’s Japanese group of markets, cafe’s and such).  I wasn’t hungry enough for dinner, but that didn’t stop … Continue reading

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Tales from the Oshare Cafe**

**Oshare is not the name of the café–keep reading… Today was a day of coffee and Japanese. Before you say, “huh?” and don a quizzical look on your face, I will explain how these things find themselves in the spotlight … Continue reading

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Turkey, the Day After

After Thanksgiving there seems to be a lot of turkey lying around. People start moaning, but I partake in my own ritual (I was going to say annual, but this happens at Christmas as well). I consider sandwiches to be … Continue reading

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A Cool Morning’s Brilliant Moment

I opened the door to a pleasant morning surprise. Maybe I should back up a little. I was forced to venture out into what was a colder morning than I had expected. I was forced because the fridge was lacking … Continue reading

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