As my friends will tell you, I have a sweet tooth.  Ok perhaps one single sweet tooth might not be enough.  I have sweet teeth.  I absolutely adore sweet foods.  If I wasn't worried about getting diabetes or become overly obsess, I probably would just eat sweets for ever meal.  My all time favourite dessert is apple pie and any variation of apple pie.  Preferably with vanilla ice cream.  This is exactly what I had…

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I was a little tired of eating out at restaurants all the time (haven't cooked for the past two months) so Jen and I decided to cook.  We spent the day trying to figure what we would make and ended up with pies.  Chicken vegetable potpie (sorry I'm vegetarian) and an old fashioned apple pie.  Of course we make everything from scratch and the results are delicious.  All the butter makes the pastry extra flaky…

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Thursday, 01 September 2011 05:50

Tillie Gort's Cafe

Being a vegetarian, and for those who are vegan, isn't always easy.  Usually restaurants will at least try to accommodate us by supplying one or two items on the menu that doesn't offend the palate too terribly.  Occasionally there are restaurants where even their salads all have chicken or prawns in them!  Is that really necessary?  It was completely the opposite today when I went to Tillie Gort's Cafe in Pacific Grove. Almost everything on…

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Tuesday, 30 August 2011 14:24

Seeing Red at the Historic Santa Cruz Hotel

What would it be like to be like to have dinner in a 1900s brothel?  With only the letters "h" and "o" on the illuminated neon sign of the historic Santa Cruz hotel attracting hungry diners into an all red den, the Red Restaurant & Bar reminds me of such a place.  If you ever visit, this is a must go not only for the cool setting, but for the amazing menu and drinks.  While…

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Saturday, 20 August 2011 05:57

Bon Voyage Party and the Almost Disaster!

I had a very memorable evening with 14 of my closest friends at the Oakwood Canadian Bistro today.  It was a laid back environment and the service was pretty good, attentive and not completely in your face.  The food was sensational!  Absolutely amazing.  I've never had such great artichokes...and the ravioli.  Amazing.  In the end, I'm just glad that it all worked out well.  Originally I had made reservations downtown at the Granville Room for…

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Friday, 12 August 2011 03:11

Welcome!

Welcome to the Where is Ken Today? I will be leaving my beautiful hometown, Vancouver, British Columbia, on August 28th for a whole year!  My first stop will be one of my favourite cities, San Francisco.  I spent almost 7 years there for school and work so it will definitely be nice to visit again.  It is time to catch up with friends, eat burritos, and maybe this time I'll even check out the local…

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