Summer Loving: First Week of July

I’m a bit behind in blogging because my computer has been acting up lately but I think I’ve solved the problem. Since I didn’t post anything lats week, I’m going to separate my weekend recaps into two post. This post will consist of pictures from the first week of July.

Canada Day

My Canada day didn’t go as I had planned. I intended to go to Canada Place with my cousin before she went to work but we left the house too late and couldn’t make it in time. Instead we went to Chinatown:

We went to The Ramen Butcher for lunch. I had the Tsukemen; a cold ramen dish dipped in warm soup. It was great for the hot weather that day, but I found the broth too salty for my preference.

Afterwards, we walked over to Matchstick Coffee and I had an iced London Fog. Matchstick coffee is one of my favourite places to get a London Fog, following Steam tea house.

Afterwards, I went over to my other cousins house to celebrate his birthday and to eat some more. Following that, my friends and I had planned to go to Wreck Beach, but we never made it to the beach because one of my friends got too drunk and passed out.

Friday- July 3rd

On Friday afternoon, my cousin and I decided to bring her dog Miso to the park and have a picnic as well. We bought some snacks and sandwiches from Renzullo Food Market, a cute family-run deli in my neighborhood.

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{Miso and I outside of Renzullo Food Market’s wall mural}

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Neglected

This blog has been neglected. I’ve been lacking motivation to do anything, including updating this blog. Truthfully, life has been uneventful lately and I’ve been feeling glum. I can’t wait until finals are over so I can enjoy Christmas (my favourite season!). I don’t have more to say so here are some photos from the past few weeks:

{Cooler Vancouver weather calls for a piping hot bowl of pho}

{Went zip lining for the first time in Whistler. It was so much fun!}

{Ramen from Nanchuu}

{Coconut cream pie & sugar free Thai tea ice-cream from Eagles buffet}

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Vancouver’s Rainy Weather Calls for Ramen

Just going to do a quick post here, I’ve been busy with school. Got my midterm results back, and I’m disappointed with my marks so now I must somehow motivate myself to study harder. Sigh, school can be so depressing.

Now that Vancouver’s weather is finally starting to feel like fall, an old friend of mine and I went for ramen on a rainy day. Post will come eventually; I have so many restaurant reviews backed up.

Can you believe this is my first time trying Ramen in Vancouver? It was good though and great for a cold, rainy day. I hope everyone had a good weekend, I’ll be spending my Sunday working on an on-going research project for Psychology research methods class. I have to admit, I’m not enjoying this course, but it is a requirement for my degree.

 

GyuDon Ya

Es S and I originally intended on going to Ebi Ten, but decided to try GyuDonYa instead since we haven’t tried their food before.

The interior is very small and seating is tight, especially when it get’s busy. I saw many people getting takeout, so that might be a better option if you are cluster-phobic.

They have an assortment of rice bowls ranging from beef to vegetable and ramen that are all reasonably price under $10. They also have side dishes to accompany your meal, but we didn’t try any of those.

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