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At my office, there is a huge interest in healthy, balanced eating (which, obviously, singles me out as one of those who has a rather unhealthy eating habit). Many colleagues have been to Freshii on West Cordova and raved about it, so I was intrigued and invited my friend CC to join me for lunch there.


Being there the first time, the menu seemed a bit daunting because there are so many options. You could order something off the menu, or build your own meal. Overwhelmed, I decided to take the safer route and order something off the menu. Spicy Lemongrass sounded pretty good to me. I was picturing something similar to pho, a nice bowl of noodle soup with a bit of heat that warms you right up on a winter day.

Spicy Lemongrass with a thin slice of pita

Spicy Lemongrass with a thin slice of pita

Before I took my first bite, I took a sip of the broth. My heart sank. It didn’t have the heat that I was looking for, nor did it have much flavour. I had a feeling it was going to be a disappointing lunch. (more…)

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