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Noodles from head to toe at Van Foodster's Noodle Mania

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Noodle Stop #6

Staring at the wall of whisky (over 360!) at Fets Bar & Grill on Commercial, chatting it up with the Chef and loving the spice in the Makers Mac & Cheese.

Makers Mac & Cheese and Cajun Cream Chicken Linguini

FYI I found the recipe for the delicious Cajun Cream Chicken they made that night -- I'll be sure to test it out.

Noodle Stop #7

Taking ridiculous photos of James eating Shrimp and Crab Paste Noodle Soup at Hai Phong on Kingsway.


Shrimp and Crab Paste Noodle Soup

Beef Noodle Soup

Noodle Stop #8

Staring at special CHAU cookies and thinking about sunshine as a twirl the mini umbrella in my fingers at CHAU veggiexpress.


Soft Tropical Rainstorm and Sliding down the Sanddunes

Noodle Stop #9

Slurping a Fire on the Ice slush with coconut jellies and painfully, but happily, eating the vegetarian ham and enoki pan-friend noodles at SOHO Tea Room.

Vegetarian Ham and Enoki Pan-Friend Noodles

DIY Fish Soup with Beef and Scallop

Stuffed belly, the journey is done.

Considering that there were roughly 200 people participating in the event that covered all parts of the city, it wasn't surprising that I didn't run in to some of my good friends who were also on the tour. It was surprising though to only encounter one moment where I was told the wait time would be roughly twenty minutes; the rest were all within ten. Restaurant owners and staff handled the large crowd in a polite and efficient manner with (almost) all of the food being warm and freshly made to order.

A unique experience? Definitely. Do I want noodles for a while? No, but when I'm ready for some more, I have a pocket full of places that I know I'll return to.

For more information on the event check out

If you love staring at noodles, check out my Noodle Mania set on Flickr.

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