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While it may look like sushi, don’t be fooled! Kimbap is a traditional Korean dish that literally translates to seaweed (kim) rice (bap). It contains no uncooked ingredients, a key differentiating character from its Japanese counterpart. Upon tasting a piece, you’ll also notice that the rice is flavoured differently than in sushi, as it uses […]

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About six months ago, a new spin on a traditional café came to Uptown Waterloo. If you’re looking for a change in scenery in the Kitchener-Waterloo area, you don’t have to go far. At Settlement Co., you step out of small-ish town Canada and into an urban paradise you’d find in San Francisco. Here they’re focused […]

IveBeenBit.ca :: Smile Tiger Coffee Roasters

There’s a new coffee game in town, and I’m telling you – it’s something to write home about! Smile Tiger Coffee Roasters, run by Joel Gingrich, is a new light in a darker part of Kitchener, Ontario. I had the pleasure of meeting with him and hearing more about the space, along with the philosophy behind […]

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Next weekend, Uptown Waterloo will be busier than usual as Winterloo will be running Friday February 26th from 4pm to 11pm and Saturday February 27th from 11am to 7pm. What used to be known as the Ice Dog Festival, Winterloo has since evolved into a winter celebration. This will be the 13th year for the event, and […]

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To be honest, moving back to the Kitchener-Waterloo area had me a bit stressed at first. By the end of my on-and-off five years of university, I had about enough of KW. I was nervous that those feelings were going to bubble up to the service and have me pulling my hair out. Almost two […]

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Yes, it was one of those days weekends where I needed to get away yet again. Although it was also fuelled by the fact that last weekend was the only weekend one of my best friends Ali and I were able to connect before I journey to the Philippines. So Friday night I was off in […]