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Random Photo Of The Day – B+B!

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On the lunch menu today: Canadian back bacon in a kaiser and Boylan Root Beer. Courtesy of Imperial Meats in the Outlet Collection at Niagara.

Bacon (or Burger) and (root)Beer!  Probably the best lunch combo there is!

(Ed: then I noticed in my pic…Potato and Bacon soup…what’s with bacon these days?! XD. )

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Alvin’s Food Follies – Porkfection?

I had a chance to revisit the food tents in front of Toronto Union Station again.  I didn’t realize just how much selection was available in such a small space!  Diving in, I discovered Bacon Nation.

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Random Photo Of The Day – Banh Mi Boys

Went to a Vietnamese sandwich shop some time last month and this was what my girlfriend ordered.  Rice bun, veggies and a decent sized strip of Pork Belly.  Jezza, eat your heart out!

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A proper review of this tasty number whenever I get a chance to revisit.

Alvin’s Food Follies – “It’s a HAM-burger, You Fat Pig! Holy Chuck!”

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I was on my way home from work yesterday and was hankering for something to eat.  Lucky for me I had some time to pass by the food tents that were setup in front of Union Station in Toronto. One of those tents were “Holy Chuck.”  The restaurant

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Alvin’s Food Follies – A “Snappy” First Visit to Jackson’s Burger

Friday afternoon, on my way between work and an event (at which only hors d’oeuvres were being served) my girlfriend thankfully asked me to grab myself a bite. I only had 20 minutes.  Jackson’s Burger was on the way, found along Yonge Street, south of Gerrard Street. The guys are open late too.

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Alvin’s Food Follies – Twilight Tuesdays

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I just happened to get out of work late today and while walking to the station, I thought I heard some music playing in the distance from my corner of York St. and King St. in Toronto.  Hmmm?  Music this loud in this part of town?  Something’s up!
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Jezza’s Food Follies – Being a “Jolly Fat Pig”

That truck is seriously beautiful

That truck is seriously beautiful

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Stock image of pork belly. I took this shot years ago in Philadelphia’s Reading Terminal Market.

It’s no secret, I love food! Who doesn’t love food though? It sustains us, makes us happy, comforts us, but it can also be a hindrance if not taken in moderation (like with everything else, except maybe reading this blog, you can OD on this blog and it can, perhaps, make you a better person – maybe?) (more…)