Fine Dining

Rice Gone Wild

Wild Rice is a a contemporary restaurant serving modern Chinese cuisine in Vancouver’s historic chinatown. I discovered Wild Rice over five years ago when it was featured in Opening Soon, a Food TV show that shows entrepreneurs trying to start their own restaurants. I’ve always wanted to try Wild Rice but never got around to it until today. Sarah and […]

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Technology

Powering Together with AMD & Microsoft

I wasted most of today powering up at the Renaissance Harbourside hotel in downtown Vancouver with AMD and Microsoft. The invite told me that I’ll be able to experience software and hardware solutions from AMD’s latest quad core processors and chipsets to Microsoft’s Windows Vista, Home Server and OneCare. And they’ll throw in a free lunch as well. I just […]

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Blogging Online The Net

How To Build Your Blog Credibilty

Credibility is something most blogs lack. This is especially true in the make money online niche. There are thousands of blogs that talk about making money online yet the author has never actually made any money online. There are a couple of reasons for this. The first is they see blogs like Shoemoney, Probloggers and this one make a lot […]

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Ramblings

Happy Thankgiving – What I’m Thankful For

I like to wish all John Chow dot Com readers a happy and safe Thanksgiving holiday. Thanksgiving is not only a time to spend with family and enjoy a nice turkey dinner, it’s also a time to reflect on the things that we are thankful for. With that in mind, I would like to share some of things I’m thankful […]

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The Net

Google Goes After PayPerPost

If trying to beat up Text Link Ads wasn’t enough, Google has got its sights on a new target: PayPerPost. CEO Ted Murphy is claiming that Google is going after bloggers in the PayPerPost network and reducing their PageRank from whatever they previously had to zero. That’s right, zero! Murphy is of course calling foul for what he see as […]

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Fine Dining

Lunch At The Thai House

The Thai House is one of my favorite places to go for lunch. We used to go every single Friday but as more and more restaurants open up, time spent at the Thai House went down. The restaurant is part of the Thai House Restaurant Group which includes Smaba Brazilian Steakhouse, Chilli House and Urban Thai Bistro. The Thai House […]

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Ramblings The Net

The Only Good Title Is A Media Title

Titles maybe for wimps but when it comes to attending an industry trade show, the best title to have is a media title. This is because media receives special treatment. Not only do we not have to pay to attend the show (depending on the show, that can be a huge saving) but many shows will have media only rooms […]

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