Easy Pesto Vegetarian Burrito

For the past month and a half I’ve gone relatively red-meat free (with the exception of one particularly delicious steak at The Keg Mansion for BB’s birthday), and I’m already starting to feel some of the results by excluding pork and beef from my diet. That being said, bring on the veggies! With vegetarian restaurants in the city being ridiculously overpriced for what some would refer to as “rabbit food”- there are delicious and affordable ways to create your favourite vegetarian dish right at home. Today, I made an easy-peasy grilled vegetarian pesto burrito with my inspiration being from Fresh, where they serve essentially the same dish just with a much heftier price tag. Continue Reading

Dim Sum in Melaka

Sundays are one of my favourite days of the week. Whereas for some, Sundays evoke sadness or even fear of the looming incoming 9-5 work week ahead, or the departure of a warm, beach-filled weekend. I understand why for some people Sundays are the absolute worst. I know once university starts up again this fall I’ll get pangs of that same sadness of Sundays, knowing I have exams and papers to work on. But in the summer, Sundays mean much more to me. They mean DIM SUM! Continue Reading

Bich Nguyen – Phu Quoc

Being on an island like Phu Quoc, it’s a no brainer that you’re going to be eating cheap, fresh and delicious seafood. The only problem is that there’s so many bad western restaurants catered to the burger-craving westerner (like us) that sometimes you’ll pass up a great meal at a local spot for some place the writers at Lonely Planet decided was the best, even though you go and it sucks (trust me, it happened…frequently). Bich Nguyen is a family-run restaurant and a great spot for lunch or dinner, and we were fortunate enough to find this early on during our stay on the island. Continue Reading