La Petite Asahi
NEW GROCERY SPOT – $$$
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NEW GROCERY SPOT – Intro
First, my apologies to all my La Petite Asahi readers for not updating Diaries, Deals, Recipes, and Japanese Tweets for decades! My excuse is… I had an offer for my dream position in an amazing company back in May and was focusing on catching up to the level to be accepted by my new firm
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DIY WHISKEY BOUQUET
It has always been my problem with me and flower bouquets.. I actually don’t like to receive flower or bouquet as a gift (except plants). Not many female friends understand me but.. I personally believe its not worse killing flower to make woman happy. Yes, I’m a weirdo! One time, my ex made me an
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LUXURY CAR COLLAB BENTO
My passion is to create character bento box with edible ingredients, but never thought of making a luxury car logo on my bento. Thanks to SR Auto Group and MA Motors for an awesome collab idea! I got to talk to many car industry people who is also passionate about food, and this experience opened
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SPANISH OBSESSION
Ever since I’ve visited new Spanish tapas COMO Taperia on Main street + East 7th few weeks ago, I’m obsessed with Spanish canned seafood. Spanish people are obsessed with Two food, ‘Jamón’ and ‘Canned Seafood’. I’ve never thought I will be the same.. I’m a big believer that Seafood tastes the best when its fresh
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CHOW MEIN NOODLES
Most of the Asian grocery stores carry semi-dried Chow Mein Noodles. I’ve also seen it in Safeway, Real Canadian Superstore, Costco and Whole foods. A bag of semi-dried Chow Mein noodle usually cost less than $3 anywhere in Vancouver, and this is one of my favourite ingredients to keep in my fridge. A bag usually
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New Deals

SEPTEMBER 25 2019 | Bologna Chicken $1.99
Commercial Dr. x Cotton Dr. Super Valu Market No Name Brand Bologna Chicken Original Price $2.98! Imagine how many sandwiches you can make with a pack of $1.99… I used 2 slices for my macaroni salad for dinner, a slice for breakfast sandwich , 5 slices chopped into square and froze in a ziploc bag,
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SEPTEMBER 22 2019 | Gyu-Kaku BBQ sauce $3.99
T&T First Avenue   3 types: Shio (Salt), Shoyu (Soy sauce), Sumibi Shoyu (Smokey soy sauce). This is a permanent deal at this store, so original price is already $3.99 and cheaper compared to other Asian grocery stores! In amazon, you can find the Gyukaku BBQ sauce for $5ish, and I found the same sauce in
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SEPTEMBER 22 2019 | Drumstick $1.98/ lb ($5-8 per pack)
T&T First Avenue  Chicken Drumstick Value pack, Original price $6.99 per lb! I got the cheapest pack from the pile and it was $5.76 came with 12 gigantic drumsticks! It’s a bit too many for one single lady.. but I freeze all and feed me for at least two months LOL Amazing chicken deal, cheaper
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SEPTEMBER 22 2019 | Japanese white cheesecake 120g $1.99
T&T First Avenue Original price: $8.99 and about 77% OFF! Expiry day is Sep 27 2019 so the deal is strong! You only have 4 days to get the deal and try the exclusive fluffy cheesecake snack. I got a box to try with home stay students at home. It is really soft, airily, light
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New Japanese Tweets

カナダのおすそわけ
まずはじめに。。ブログをサボってしまい、申し訳ありませんでした!4月に大きな会社から、いいお仕事のオファーをいただきまして。。まあ言い訳なのですが、転職をして最初の3ヶ月は社長に好かれるように最大の努力をした後に、今に至ります LOL。
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私の隠れ家スポット
仕事でストレスがたまったら、ひとりでバーに行く。これが私のひそかな楽しみです。会社の近くには、たくさんの穴場があるんだけど、そのなかでも私のおすすめの隠れ家を紹介したいと思います。日本のテレビでもとりあげられたことのある、「看板のない人気のバー」。Upstairs
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New Recipes

3 STEPS MENTAIKO SHIO MAPO TOFU
Level ★★☆☆☆ Cost $$***  Coming Soon
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TULIP/LOLLIPOP CHICKEN KARAGE
Level ★★★☆☆ Cost $$$**  Tulip OR Lollipop Chicken is one of a popular shape of Karage in Japan and popular for children, party-food, and Izakaya-food. Make it looks Cute/Adorable but also makes easier for people to enjoy without making their
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3 STEPS EASY CARBONARA
Level ★☆☆☆ Cost $$*** Classic Carbonara Ingredients – Pasta, pancetta, egg yolks, pecorino romano, pepper, parsley. My 3 steps carbonara is Japanese version of carbonara pasta but made the procedure so much easier and more simple. 3 steps- Heat, Mix,
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NIKU MABUSHI (Hitsumabushi Style)
Level ★★★★☆ Cost $$$$* Hitsumabushi ひつまぶし – Famous local dish in Nagoya, which will let you experience three different ways to enjoy Unagi (eel). First portion, you will be enjoying as it is with traditional sweet soy sauce (simply grilled
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SIMPLE BUTTER SHOYU YAKISOBA
Level ★☆☆☆☆ Cost $**** Butter Shoyu バター醤油 – simply butter and Soy sauce flavored. There are millions of products with Butter Shoyu flavor in Japan. Popcorn, Chips, Ramen, Bread, Pasta, Fried-Rice, Chicken wings, Seafood, Steaks, .. even Cheese and Pie.
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CLAM+MUSSEL MAPO TOFU
Level ★★★☆☆ Cost $$$** Mapo Tofu 麻婆豆腐 – One of the Chinese signature dish originates from Sichuan, China. Its a SpicyTofu dish, typically uses SoftTofu and cover with thick spicy meat sauce. Mapo is a style of Chinese flavour, you
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