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Reviews and Such Filipino Restaurants Vietnamese

Rice Bowl Restaurant – Sargent Avenue

The Rice Bowl building is one of the many non-descript types of buildings that dot the West End. Like so many of those buildings…Continue readingRice Bowl Restaurant – Sargent Avenue

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Restaurants Reviews and Such Vietnamese

Pho Cuu Long Restaurant – 757 St. Mary’s Road

Pho Cuu Long is a Vietnamese restaurant that is located on St. Mary’s Road just north of Fermor Avenue. This is a restaurant that I end up at because nothing else was open, or, if open, was really full of people. I like to take my chances when I choose a restaurant. Often I will walk down a busy street such as St. Mary’s Road and see what new-to-me place I can find. Usually this works out really well. However,…Continue readingPho Cuu Long Restaurant – 757 St. Mary’s Road

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Reviews and Such Restaurants Vietnamese

Viva Restaurant: Pho, Fried Rice, and Frog’s Legs

Every so often there’s a restaurant that I somehow managed to miss, despite it being in my neighbourhood, and even with people referring to it quite regularly. Viva Restaurant, which specializes in Vietnamese and Chinese food is one such place. I went once last year, and had intended to get back, but for some reason never managed to make it. So, in the last couple of weeks I decided to make visiting a priority. Viva is located on Sargent on…Continue readingViva Restaurant: Pho, Fried Rice, and Frog’s Legs

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The Gastronomy of Marriage – Michelle Maisto

The Gastronomy of Marriage: A Memoir of Food and Love I first came upon The Gastronomy of Marriage , by Michelle Maisto late in 2012.  I took a brief look at it in the bookstore. I made a mental note that it would be worth picking up next time I was in book buying mode.  Unfortunately, the next time I was in book buying mode The Gastronomy of Marriage, subtitled A Memoir of Food and Love, was playing hard to…Continue readingThe Gastronomy of Marriage – Michelle Maisto