day 1973 – annual turkey feast

another year has gone by and it’s time for another tong’s family turkey feast on christmas day. this year features the main event juicy turkey stuffed with fried rice, with baked pork loin, cod and cilantro, baked potato crisps, grilled asparagus and choice of wine pairing. so many dishes on the table we almost ran out of real estate. i didn’t get to taste every dish before i got way too full. everything tasted really good and of course the turkey was my favourite of all. i think it’s safe to say i need to go on a cut after the holiday celebrations

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day 1745 – mom appreciation 

the fact my family is going on vacation starting tomorrow means an early mothers day celebration. i don’t show enough, but i truly appreciate my supermom that never fails to take care of me. we rarely go out for vietnamese food cause my parents don’t like the seating, but had to try this place since it’s a highly touted authentic vietnamese restaurant. the lineup outside is always so long, somehow we got a table within fifteen minutes of waiting. this prices wasn’t cheap for sure, but the food was really good, especially the lemon grass chicken. when i said may is a busy month, i do mean it 

day 1151 – grill some

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for the first time in a long time, there was no training, meeting or hockey on a saturday night; this only meant we could have an actual saturday night to ourselves. this crazy one took me to gyu kaku barbecue to experience meat like never before and then ice cream to go with it. it’s good to eat like this once in a while even though the oil could potentially be hazardous. i’ve eaten well enough over the course of the month to have earned this treat meal

day 900 – dineout

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one more food post because it’s dineout vancouver in conjunction with a belated  celebration for my dad’s birthday. the kale salad and this seafood linguine was top notch, but the chocolate mousse dessert was disappointing. i normally don’t eat pasta but had to pick it after hearing good things about it. i guess i could break my rules just for dad’s special occasion

day 528 – thirst craving

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it’s bad when i am secretly craving milk tea, especially at midnight. this was milk tea i had during my visit to taiwan and it also tops all milk teas i ever tasted. too bad i shouldn’t have this cause there’s way too much sugar in these drinks for my own good, need to find a way to suppress these craving, but i find i always have trouble controlling myself. i think i just need to make myself go to bed and everything will be alright

day 276 – family birthday dinner

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celebrating my birthday with my family a day early due to time conflicts with other obligations that takes precendence. we had a table filled with so much delicious sushi and wings and ebi mayo. the manager even hooked me up with a free birthday mars bar ice cream dessert. the combination of good company, delicious food and freebies is always enjoyable. i can’t ask for more than spending another birthday with my wonderful family

day 220 – fancy family feast

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just another saturday night spent with the best people on the planet. cheers to my parents for everything they have given, provided and sacrificed for me. here’s celebrating their anniversary at a newly opened restaurant where they use ipad as menus. technology advances so quickly soon maybe the servers are actually robots. the food tasted good, just wished their portion was slightly bigger