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September 28, 2011 by Ming

Here in Montreal, we have a new bilingual publication that is printed on the paper place mats found in diners across the city. For those of you who aren’t familiar with this scene, diner culture in Quebec is still alive and kicking with one of the most popular late night snacks being poutine: an oily mess of […]

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August 12, 2011 by Alisa

Bread in Stockholm has all gone to sourdough, something Marco is not a fan of, so I tried to make our favorite, called Gotlands Bröd. It turned out pretty good although I would have liked it to be darker! Here is the recipe, it makes about 4 small breads, good to share with friends! First […]

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August 11, 2009 by mimecine

Imagine all the flavors you could possibly want in candy in one! Kryptoniter is SOUR cherry, SWEET after the first layer, and SALTY licorice in the black stripe. The packaging takes the cake! The down side is you have to travel all the way to Sweden to get it. These bad boys can be purchased […]

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Object: choc-u-lator

June 25, 2009 by mimecine

Found this fantastic chocloate calculator on my good friend Betty Roytburd’s blog where it was wonderfully complemented by other objects which made me equally nostalgic. Remember the jewel calculators they used to have as well? makes me miss math… a little.

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tea time

June 20, 2009 by mimecine

Kitties at tea time use the Finnish metal water kettle from KIOSK!

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soho sand witch

May 2, 2009 by mimecine

So today kind of started so-so when walking over to the store with a coffee in hand I got bumped by a large Scandinavian tourist who were swirling around in Washington Square Park, getting half my very expensive coffee spilled all over my very inexpensive blazer. To console myself I went to Grandaisy Bakery to […]

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A Distraction about Smoked Shrimp

June 24, 2008 by mimecine

One of my favorite things in the world is smoked shrimp, have you eaten this? Sounds a bit odd no? We were in Sweden recently for a wedding and I was able to pick some up. Although I eat less and less things from the sea I had to make an allowance and go for […]

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cheap eats in stockholm

March 9, 2008 by mimecine

hi my friend asked for cheap eats in stockholm here is the list I sent her! CENTER: Sosta: for coffee and sandwich, daytime only 84 sveavagen between the center and odenplan Tel: 6121349 Vete-katten: center near hotorget cafe for lunch, swedish traditional for a shrimp sandwich and coffee / cake Kungsgatan 55 Tel: 208405 Kajsas: […]

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craving certain foods from Hong Kong

March 1, 2008 by mimecine

Here I am sitting dreaming of certain things we ate in Hong Kong while I pour over dim sum possibilities for tomorrow. I thought one of the best things I could do right now to get the fantasy of eating in Hong Kong out of my system would be to show others some of the […]

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to eat in berlin

September 17, 2007 by mimecine

Friend in berlin now, needs a place to eat, I don’t eat meat so my resources are limited in Berlin although great stuff, our friend Kirsty who lives in Berlin now directed us to these places so I have to give her credit… Knödel, the German dumpling, DELICIOUS, nice interior too, good neighborhood Leo Bettini […]

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