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Wandering Philadelphia : Han Dynasty review (123 Chestnut St)

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Let me start with this … I love hot, spicy food. The spicier, the better … I’m one of those people who will fly to the end of the earth for excellent spicy Chinese food. Toronto is awesome for finding excellent Hakka Chinese food … as evidenced by my catalogue of Hakka Chinese joints in Toronto. As I’m finding out …

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Wandering Philadelphia : Fine Palate Restaurant Review

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I’ve recently started back on the consulting path and my latest client is based in Philadelphia. The last time I worked or travelled to Philly, was in 2006. I hated the city and thought it was just another Detroit or Baltimore waiting to happen. Fast forward 10 years later … I’ve been completely surprised at the revival of the city …

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Moving from Toronto to PEI : PEI Driving Habits

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As a traveller for so long, I neglected to get my driver’s license till I moved to PEI. This could be a good thing or a very bad thing … so I’ll explain. Over the last couple months, I’ve noticed that drivers in PEI aren’t terrible, bad or inconsiderate … they’re just unobservant. Very, very unobservant.  Here’s a poll from …

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Moving from Toronto to PEI : Confirming the confirmation!

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There’s a lot to learn when you’re coming from away to the island. One of my biggest pet peeves is what I call confirming the confirmation There is a classic Seinfeld scene that truly captures the spirit of confirming the confirmation. In MANY of my interactions with islanders, I’ve learned that the following conversation isn’t enough to get work done …

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Moving from Toronto to PEI : The cost of food in PEI

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If you are thinking about coming to PEI, you could be mesmerized by the low cost of ownership of housing. It’s fantastic if you’re an investor and you’re not looking for work or a job in PEI. The tourism industry here is quite the staple and I believe that there is tons of opportunity here for the right person/family. That …

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What’s on special in Charlottetown on Mondays

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After being here for a couple months, we’ve found that getting the latest info on what on special in Charlottetown is actually pretty difficult. There’s a couple resources online through PEIinfo or various separate websites, so here’s my list of “What’s on special in Charlottetown on Mondays”. If you’re looking for how to spend a Foodie weekend in PEI, you …

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