Bakeries & Restaurants

Junk Food at Target

November 27, 2011 Bakeries & Restaurants

Here’s the rest of the things that caught my eye as I was wandering around Target a few weeks ago. In the alternate reality where we don’t have to worry about cholesterol and whether or not our work pants fit, I would have bought ALL this junk and ate it over a 3 day period. […]

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Christmas at Target

November 24, 2011 Bakeries & Restaurants

Sometimes I wonder if Americans realize how lucky they are to be able to go to Target anytime they want. I feel the same way about Trader Joe’s, though I have never been there. I’ve visited the Trader Joe’s website many times searching for my closet location. Detroit, I see you. I’m coming for you.

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Calgary Eats: Country Cousins

August 27, 2011 Bakeries & Restaurants

Danielle, her sister Ashley and I took a lovely drive out into the country on my second day in Calgary. Did we go to look at beautiful scenery? Experience some fresh, crisp Alberta air? Nope, we went for pie.

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Calgary Eats: Charcut

August 26, 2011 Bakeries & Restaurants

I mean did you honestly think after all those Top Chef Canada recaps that I’d go to Calgary without eating at Connie’s restaurant? Danielle and I visited Charcut on the Friday night of my visit, and it was jam-packed. Sometimes trendy restaurants make me nervous, but the hostess was nice and our waiter was very […]

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Calgary Eats: Jelly Modern Doughnuts

August 24, 2011 Bakeries & Restaurants

Right now I’m sitting on my couch, waiting for Kristine’s sister Chi to come over for our second personal training session.  These doughnuts are only part of the reason why. At the beginning of the month I took a quick trip out west to visit with my WCBFFs, and this basically turned into a 4 day […]

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East Coast Eats: St. John’s

March 11, 2011 Bakeries & Restaurants

I had a super fun, though way too brief, visit with Danielle in St. John’s after my work trip to Halifax last week. Obviously we got up to some good eats (and maybe a trip to Bulk Barn for peanut butter M&Ms and mini-eggs). The main downtown strip in St. John’s is George Street, and it’s […]

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East Coast Eats: Halifax

March 8, 2011 Bakeries & Restaurants

In 2008 I spent two weeks in Halifax, and it was amazing for so many reasons. My family is from a tiny town in Nova Scotia, but this was my first time in the city. I had so much fun, and my best work friend Paulette was with me the whole time. We worked hard […]

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Vegas Eats: Best of the Rest

October 8, 2010 Bakeries & Restaurants

To finish off Vegas week here on Planet Byn, we’ll have a quick wrap-up of the rest of our eats: BLT Burger (Mirage): Any restaurant with four kinds of fries is alright with me (fat, skinny and waffle cut, as well as sweet potato). You can also get spiked milkshakes with everything from irish cream […]

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Vegas Eats: ‘wichcraft (MGM)

October 7, 2010 Bakeries & Restaurants

I seem to have a pop culture blind spot when it comes to Top Chef. I’ve never watched it before, even though it seems like the perfect show for foodies. The only reason I know who Tom Colicchio is, is because Deb talked about him in a post about a sandwich. So let’s refer to a reality TV […]

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Vegas Eats: Dos Caminos (Palazzo)

October 6, 2010 Bakeries & Restaurants

I have had the best luck with restaurants in the Palazzo hotel. Last year, my besties and I dined at Lavo for my 30th birthday, and we had just the most amazing dinner there, followed by free drinks in the lounge, and dancing upstairs in the club. On this trip to Vegas, Kristine and I […]

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