Category: Canada

Orange: Benjie’s NYC Deli

Benjie’s New York Deli brings a little bit of NYC to Orange County.  I usually stop here if I want a bowl of matzoh ball, chicken noodle soup, and a brisket sandwich.  Prices aren’t the cheapest (average price for a sandwich is $12) but they do give you […]

Japadog: Vancouver, BC

Japadog started off as a food cart in the streets of Vancouver.  Following the 2010 Olympics, their popularity exploded, and not only did they have multiple street carts in Vancouver, they were able to open a brick-and-mortar restaurant in downtown Vancouver, off Robson Street. The last time I […]

Ducks Road Trip to Vancouver

Whenever the Ducks are on the road during my birthday, I try to catch that game.  This year, the Ducks were playing in Vancouver, BC against the Canucks.  We were able to get tickets in the lower bowl in section 117, and our hotel, the Georgian Court, was […]

Princess Cruise to Alaska

  Stephen’s mother has never been to Alaska, and it has been a while since I was there.  I think the last time I went on an Alaskan cruise was when I was a little girl.  So, on a whim, we decided to book a cruise, and took […]

Japadog, Vancouver, BC

The 2010 Winter Olympics was held in Vancouver, BC. During the broadcast, NBC did a segment on the popular food cart, Japadog, which is a hot dog stand mixed with Japanese toppings.  This cart has multiple locations, and there’s always a long line wrapped around the corner.  Of […]