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TRAVEL: Honolulu, Hawaii: Roys

Location: 226 Lewers St Honolulu, HI http://www.roysrestaurant.com After visiting Mama’s Fish House in Maui three years ago, we didn’t think anything could come close.  Let me tell you, Roy’s comes pretty close! I’ve never been to a restaurant where there has been such incredible attention to my dietary concerns!  Our server was worried that I … Continue reading

Thai Senses

Location: http://www.thaisenses.ca How apt, we came to our senses and left Compass’s Grand Opening to grab some real grub and found Thai Senses. A wonderful hospitality and creative dishes made for a memorable meal. The coconut ice-cream was complimentary! Besides the creepy fish head, the meal was quite tasty and a welcome change in hospitality … Continue reading

Hollywood Gelato

You scream, I scream, we all scream for gelato!? Hooray for gelato! I’ve never been one to jump at the chance for ice-cream. Sure, I’ll admit I’ve stood in line with everyone else half my height at the ice-cream truck, shelling out $2 for my scoop of vanilla dipped in chocolate or whatever that stuff … Continue reading

TRAVEL: India: Delhi: Haldirams

Location: somewhere in Delhi http://www.haldiram.com Anyone who has ever visited an Indian family’s home or is Indian is familiar with the Haldiram’s symbol.  See below (image from Google) No Indian tea-time is complete  without Haldiram’s. A bag of bhel puri or chiwda will always be kicking around the cupboard of an Indian home. So think … Continue reading

Sloan’s, Florida

Location: 112 Clematis St West Palm Beach FL http://www.sloansonline.com One of the prettiest candy stores I’ve ever been to has got to be Sloan’s in West Palm Beach, Florida. It’s PINK!   And has fancy lamps and a painted ceiling and they have chocolates and delicious ice-creams!! We had a caramel-and-nut-filled chocolate which got wrapped up … Continue reading

Cows, Banff

Location: 134 Banff Avenue Banff, AB http://www.cows.ca There’s no better place to pick up an ice-cream cone than from one named Cows, don’t you think? They have a giant cow in the entrance and lots of souvenirs/t-shirts to buy (fairly pricey, though!) Although the ice-cream didn’t blow me away, I have to say even being … Continue reading

TRAVEL: Montreal : Les Glaceurs

Location: 453 Rue Saint-Sulpice Montreal, QC http://www.lesglaceurs.ca/ We just happened upon this cute pink cafe on our walk through Old Montreal and boy were we happy we did! Our friends C&K hadn’t been to this ice-cream/cupcake place before either, so it was a real treat for all of us. There were many gorgeous cupcakes; it … Continue reading

Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco, CA

Location: 900 North Point St., San Francisco, CA Hours: Monday – Thursday 10am – 6pm | Friday – Saturday 10am – 9pm Sunday 10am – 6pm | Restaurant Hours Vary.Cost: FREE! (well, free sample square of Ghirardelli caramel chocolate to nibble on whilst perusing the crowded shop) http://www.ghirardelli.com/ After Cold Stone you’d think it absurd … Continue reading

Cold Stone, San Francisco, CA

Location: Fisherman’s Wharf 333 Jefferson Street (between Jones St & Leavenworth St) San Francisco, CA 94133 Cost: priceless! http://www.coldstonecreamery.com After a full day of walking around the city, I can’t tell you just how excited I was to be here! Decisions! Decisions! After a few (read: many) taste-tests, we finally decided on banana and french … Continue reading