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Ricky’s Soup Noodle Rankings

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Bowl noodles are all the rage. They come in different forms, depending mostly on nationality or language. In the end, it’s the same concept – a bowl of broth, filled with noodles made from rice, wheat, egg or whatever, and then a variety of flavors. What annoys me is how everyone loves ramen and thinks it’s the best when in my opinion, there are many bowls of noodles that are much better. Don’t get me wrong, ramen is amazing, but …

Travel Review: Gorilla Trekking, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda

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I recently went to Kenya and Uganda for vacation. Part of the trip was to check out the great plains of Africa by sampling the Masai Mara National Park in Kenya. The second part, and the greater objective, was to go see the Mountain Gorillas in Uganda. Having seen the movie King Kong once, this was a thrill of a lifetime. Also, they are highly endangered creatures and I thought it would be cool to see them before their inevitable …

Hot Docs Review: Push (Fredrik Gertten, 2019)

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An insightful film about the global housing crisis in urban centers, Push follows UN Rapporteur Lailani Farza across the globe as she investigates the continued demise of affordable city housing. For some reason I thought this film was going to be just about Toronto, but I was glad to see the scope of this film expanded. Through conversations with experts, politicians and just plain regular people, we come to learn that the issue is far more complex than we realize …

Hot Docs Preview: The Wandering Chef [Hye-Ryeong Park, 2018]

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The Wandering Chef is a slow moving yet moving documentary that explores a famous chef and a friend he happens to have met while wandering the countryside. Yim Gi-Ho is a famous Korean chef who focuses on making something out of nothing. Throughout the film, you will find him picking ragged weeds and plants from a practically barren countryside and making seemingly Michelin star quality food out of it. However, this film is more than that, as it explores a …