Weekend Recap: Father’s Day, Hiking and New Addition to the Family

I know, I’ve been a bad blogger. Truthfully, I haven’t been on my laptop much since it has been really laggy and with my phone and iPad, I don’t use my laptop as much.

I had a pretty good weekend, although I wasn’t feeling well on Sunday. Here’s a recap of my weekend:

Friday: early father’s day dinner at Cotto Enoteca Pizzeria

Since most my of family members were working on Father’s day (including myself), we celebrated father’s day early. My dad wanted Italian food, so I chose Cotto Enoteca Pizzeria in Burnaby because I’ve always wanted to try their pizza’s!

{We started our meal with calamari and shared the penne chicken pesto and linguine vongole pasta}

{We also shared the polpette and panchetta pizza}

{My family!}

Saturday: hiking at Stawamus Chief

Initially I didn’t have any plans for Saturday but some of my school friends were going hiking at the Chief and asked if I wanted to join. It was my first time hiking the Chief and it was actually really fun! My legs were burning though because I did an intense leg day the day prior.

{I met this sweetest dog named Sonic on the hike. He kept coming back to me because he wanted some of my sandwich but I didn’t mind at all}

{The second peak. It actually started raining when we got to the top of the second peak so we had to wait for the rain to stop before we could go back down}

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EAT! Vancouver Food and Cooking Festival 2012

I’ve been looking forward to EAT! Vancouver all year and this year it definitely did not disappoint. The event was back at BC place stadium which allowed for more vendors and space as opposed to last year’s location at the convention center. The place was bustling with people when Es S and I went on the Saturday afternoon. Here are the highlights of the show:

{Pies from Her Majesty Pies}

{Cute cake pops from Binh’s Lollicakes– They had ones decorated as Hello Kitty, Mario and even a Captain America shield! I bought 2 (vanilla and red velvet flavour) for $2 and they were very good}

{There were a lot of stalls giving our free drink samples, including this stall}

{FREE cheese seminar}

{Barista competition}

{Tofu noodles- I ate a sample and they tasted ok}

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