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Top 50 Most Memorable/BEST Dishes Internationally/Globally

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This year Follow Me Foodie included Follow Me Foodie to Toronto, Lummi Island (twice), San Francisco (twice), Tofino, Seattle, Whistler, Calgary, Yukon Territories, Hong Kong (Round 3), Japan (Tokyo and Kyoto), and Mexico (Mexico City and Oaxaca).

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Top 24 Most Memorable/BEST Restaurant Desserts & Baked Goods in Vancouver/BC

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The dessert scene in Vancouver is still young, but it has been growing over the last couple years. I’m hoping for more late night dessert bars in 2014. Here are my top 24 favourite desserts and baked goods from this year. Again, not necessarily “the best”, but very memorable.

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Top 24 Most Memorable/BEST Restaurant SAVOURY Dishes & Food in Vancouver/BC

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This “Follow Me Foodie” adventure is addicting and often delicious, however it’s gone beyond finding the so-called “best dish” in every city, it’s the learning experience and journey getting there I’ve enjoyed most. Of course, there are still those epic moments when I come across a dish I can’t forget…

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1,001 Nights Middle Eastern Afternoon Tea at Xi Shi (Shangri-La Hotel)

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Inspired by “The Arabian Nights: Tales of 1,001 Nights,” Xi Shi brings a Middle Eastern themed holiday which runs until January 5, 2014. Try their Middle Eastern inspired Afternoon Tea, traditional Lebanese mezze, and cocktails. They also have live music and entertainment every day and a Merchants Market!

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Hong Kong – Bo Innovation (Molecular Gastronomy Restaurant)

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Chef and owner of 2 Michelin Star Bo Innovation, Alvin Leung, is known for his “x-treme Chinese cuisine” and molecular gastronomy. Born in London and raised in Toronto, Canada, he is also one of the three judges on MasterChef Canada. Given that Chef Leung is a trained engineer, he uses science to lead his cooking.

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Follow Me Foodie to the Yukon Territories! (Bakeries and Restaurants in Whitehorse) – Part 2/2

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In my short stay I managed to try their most locally recommended bakeries and restaurants. By “most locally recommended” I mean in the first 2 days I had at least a few recommendations for them from locals. I almost thought there were only 6 restaurants in town. These bakeries and restaurants were likely the “top” in their respective category.

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MARKET by Jean-Georges in Vancouver (Fall Harvest Tasting Menu by Montgomery Lau) – Part 3/3

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The Fall Harvest Tasting Menu featured five courses which intended to showcase fall ingredients and flavours with international and local ingredients. MARKET by Jean-Georges is a beautiful restaurant and it has all the tools to be a dining destination for locals and tourists, but it just needs time with the new changes and the future is promising.

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