Fine Dining

The Million Dollar Kitchen

There are many things one can spend a million dollars on. A kitchen isn’t the first thing to come to mind. However, for Rob Feenie, owner and executive chef of Lumiere, spending $1.2 million on a new kitchen for his flagship restaurant was a no brainer. What kind of kitchen do you get for a million smackers? One with a […]

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Cars

I Have Music Again

For almost two weeks I’ve been driving around without music in my car because of a bad circuit breaker. Why didn’t I just replace the breaker? I would if the audio store had one in stock, but they didn’t. And even now they still don’t. Finally frustrated with the lack of progress at getting me a new breaker I decided […]

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Ramblings

A Rose By Any Other Name

Today I presented Sarah with one red rose; one for her uniqueness, red for her radiant, a rose for her beauty. She was really happy to receive it, and I must admit that her reaction was a very pleasant surprise to me. Judging by the giggling smile on her face, you would think she won the lottery. Then again, this […]

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The Net

Interview With The Big Fish

Andrew Johnson has posted an interview with Markus Frind, owner of internet dating site, PlentyOfFish.com. Back in 2003, Markus was making $40 a day from POF. Today he makes $10,000 a day. How does he do it? The interview touches on some of the methods Markus used to drive up to 14 million page views per day to his site. […]

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Investing

Crazy Housing Prices

Today I get this envelope at my doorsteps from a realtor of Macdonald Realty. Turns out he listed a property in the complex I’m in. My complex, known as Bridge Garden, was built about a year ago and is made up of 22 town homes. I really didn’t expect any units to go back on the market so soon but […]

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Fine Dining

Foie Gras Is Good Grub

Last night Sarah and I joined Steven and his girlfriend at West Restaurant for Fine Dining Thursday. Thursday is the night I set aside to hit some of the best restaurants that Vancouver has to offer. I use to do this every Thursday but haven’t had much of a chance for fine dinning in the last year. No more! We […]

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Technology

Now This Is A Big Monitor!

Checking today’s Dell 12 Days Of Deals shows Dell has put their top of the line 30″ LCD on sale for just $1,499CDN. That’s $800 of the normal price. This is a fantastic deal and you should jump on it if you’re thinking about a big LCD. How good of a deal is this? Well Dell USA is selling the […]

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Investing

Want To Get Rich? Get Into Debt!

I’m sure everyone has heard the old financial saying “Save your money, don’t get into debt.” Sounds like good financial planning doesn’t it? After all, how can one get rich if they’re up to their eyeballs in debt? Well I’m here to tell you that advice is the worst piece of financial advice ever given. To get rich you must […]

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