TAO Skinfood delivers on Peach Gum

Peach Gum starts to become popular in Vancouver, and it is the Asian secret to beautiful skin. While it is often used in sweet soup and desserts, TAO Skinfood created a series of drink using peach gum, along with other natural supplements, such as goji berries and snow fungus. These drinks can be enjoyed chilled or hot, and they are my new favourite drinks in this summer.

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Cold Tea Restaurant: All-Day Dimsum with Vietnamese Family Style Dishes

Cold Tea Restaurant is a newly opened restaurant that serves Chinese-Vietnamese dishes. They offer all day dimsum, Chinese BBQ, and Vietnamese family style food, along with unique handcrafted cocktails. I was invited by my friend, Brenda, to try out some dishes and drinks.

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Second Visit to Kosoo Restaurant

After 2 years, I got invited back to Kosoo Restaurant for another media tasting. It recently opened a new location on Robson Street, and it is brighter and more spacious. Unlike the Cardero location, this one on Robson is known for Korean Chicken and BBQ. I think this was overall a better experience compared to the previous one, in terms of taste and quality of the food.

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Canucks Marketplace: Turning Rogers Arena into an all-in-one food stop

Canucks Marketplace has officially launched a few days ago, and it collaborates with numerous local restaurants in Vancouver to offer meal kits, signature dishes, and farm fresh provisions for guests to enjoy at home. Orders can be placed online, and it is available through pickup, drive-thru, or contactless delivery for people in Vancouver and North Shore.

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Magkasama 2020: a Modern Filipino Virtual Market

Last year, Vancouver had its first ever Filipino market, Magkasama. Magkasama means ‘together’ in Tagalog, and it is a free festival that spotlights Filipino culture, including food, handcrafted goods, and music. And it was one of the best markets I’ve attended. Though COVID-19 happened, nothing can stop them from hosting this year’s Magkasama. Instead, it becomes a virtual Filipino market, which you can purchase your favourite products and discover new ones online.

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