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Another season of McRibs came and went. What is this that I’m feeling? Anger? Sorrow? Regret? Heart burn? I’m not entirely sure.

All I know is, whatever it may be, it doesn’t hurt as much as the first time.

It’s like your first love. The world seems to stop when it ends, but comes the second, and third, and all the others following just don’t seem to matter so much.

All the same, I am dedicating this post to the end of another season of McRib in Canada. I hope you’ll come back again. But even if you don’t, I think I’ll live.

Brief History

The McRib was first introduced in 1981, but due to lack of popularity, it was discontinued only a few years later. With the exception of being a permanent item in Germany, the McRib has only made sporadic appearances since then. Having appeared in the Simpsons (as Ribwich) and other places in popular culture, it’s a relatively well-known item.

The Sandwich 

McRib

Visually speaking the patty is now just a rectangular block, whereas (if I remember correctly) before, it took on the shape of a slab of ribs. (more…)

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Last weekend, I sent myself and Mr. to check out Eat! Vancouver 2011. The biggest food consumer show in town, Eat Vancouver attracts visitors in the thousands each day. Except for the Pet Food section, we dropped by almost every booth at the event. If you didn’t go to the show, it’s actually impossible to tell you everything, so we will give you a glimpse of what you missed.

Things I Liked

BC Salmon Farmers Association – A huge fan of its smoked salmon nuggets, a must-have at the show. They hand out small pieces of the salmon nuggets as a sample, but you can also pay $2 (or 4 tickets) to get a bigger serving.

BC Salmon Farmers Association

BC Salmon Farmers Association

Smoked Salmon Nuggets

Smoked Salmon Nuggets

Island Farm – They used to hand out free ice cream, but it’s gotten so popular they now charge you $1 for a generous scoop of ice cream. We tried a flavour called “Moose Track”, which is vanilla ice cream with fudge swirls and tiny peanut butter cups. It’s very creamy, a bit rich, and I like the crunch of the peanut butter cups.

Island Farm

Island Farm

Scooping up some "Moose Track" ice cream

Scooping up some "Moose Track" ice cream

Cupanion – It looks just like one of those traveller’s mug out there, but in my opinion, a cooler concept. (more…)

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