What makes good ramen? For the uninitiated, a bowl of noodles is a bowl of noodles. To the connoisseur, however, truly good ramen noodles are made with love, made daily (even hourly), with simple ingredients - wheat flour, salt, water, and ‘kansui’ (alkaline water).  They are then immersed in a rich and tasty broth, carefully prepared and simmered for at least a day, and topped with a soft-boiled egg, pork ...

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Living in Vancouver, you can't help but notice that ice cream is having a moment.  Never before has it been so easy to keep your cool with an icy treat. Check out our best ice cream picks below. We are not quite Italy with gelato on every corner, but we are moving in that beautiful direction.  Though Mario's Gelato and La Casa Gelato have been scooping up the best for decades, ...

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Teak Sideboard Interior Vintage Design Liv Rent Blog 2018

With the ubiquity of design shows and magazines, we are inundated with ideas and inspiration but how do we make our space truly our own?  One option is to source and acquire some unique pieces from the past. Whether your taste runs mid century modern or 20’s art deco, investing in a vintage piece from the past can add texture and interest to an otherwise 21st century space. Get The Vintage ...

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