Lunch Quickie: Fluffy Steamed Buns at The Bao Place in Burnaby

I stumbled on The Bao Place cuz of Instagram. Good thing about Instagram is that it’s good for discovering places that other people like. Bad thing is that it’s impossible to remember who mentions what because it’s like Twitter — it’s a deluge of data that’s unrelenting…like a firehose. There’s only one lukewarm review on Zornado of this place, but since I was in the area, I thought I’d check it out for a quick lunch.

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Red Racer/Parallel 49 Craft Crossing Beer Advent Calendar Giveaway

CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED! THANKS FOR PARTICIPATING!

Congratulations to daughtersofbeer for winning! They’ve been blogging about their beer adventures for more than five years! Check out their Tumblr if you’re interested 🙂


Time for another contest! This box contains 24 unique beers by Central City/Red Racer and Parallel 49 Brewing that you’re supposed to drink daily from Dec 1 to Dec 24, sorta like an adult advent calendar with delicious craft beer instead of crappy chocolates! This box contains 12 beers that are unique to this collection. Approximately $70 value that can be yours for doing next to nothing!

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Start with December 1.
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Drink your way to December 24!

All form data is encrypted and will be deleted once the contest is over. This contest is not in any way sponsored, supported by, or endorsed by Central City Brewing or Parallel 49. I paid retail for this box, now I’m giving it away. Simple as that.

Good luck!

Are You The One? Stuffed Bung at The One Restaurant

The One Restaurant is a popular later-ish nite Taiwanese place that I’ve been meaning to try for ages — especially since I discovered that they had deep fried chicken skins. The food isn’t particularly well-executed, but the prices are reasonable, portions big, and the service (for our visit) was actually fairly quick and prompt.

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