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my lunch. in photos. and stuff like that.

Thursday, July 31, 2008

another industrial ugly morning


"loaded" steakhouse burger
from: Burger King
price: $8ish
rating: &&&/&&&&&
listening to: the police
comments: after seeing Darren have one (below), I had to try BK's new Steakhouse burger. but I tried the one with mashed potatoes in it. kinda weird. kinda good. but not that good. doesn't come close to mcdonalds' angus burger. no no. click my lunch to see 3 little gulls up on a rooftop. after watching 5 young gulls hopping on the rooftops across the lane (must've been their first trip from the nest, couldn't quite fly yet), I went up on our roof to find that there were 11 young gulls on the neighbouring buildings. this explains why they've been so edgy when I visit the roof lately. still, I couldn't spot any nests. odd.

and darren had:

unloaded steakhouse burger.
comments: I think the non-loaded one is probably better. they both come with these little fried onion bits. pretty good. but not great. and for that price? get an angus burger. click darren's lunch to see some shiny balls I sawr. and in other news, a LATV viewer starts a ska band

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Wednesday, July 30, 2008

does it leave a trail of slime?


sushi
from: ichbankan
price: $9ish
rating: &&&&/&&&&&
listening to: ween
comments: not much to link to today. yawn. I almost forgot to take a pic of my food, too. got it just before I finished. click to see cambie in its disarray. if you're totally unsatisfied with this blogging experience, check out this pic of Louise from her blog.

and tommy had:

a samwich
comments: click to see a strange bus ad I saw. will it means something later? or is it just a part of an ad? I dunno. get back to work now.

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Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Don't look so disappointed, isn't what you hoped for is it?


jalepeno burger
from: Vera's (commercial drive location)
price: uh.. $10ish?
rating: &&&&/&&&&&
listening to: talking heads
comments: today I met erin and mike for lunch. mike is moving to winnipeg on wednesday. I guess he chose that day for the obvious alliteration. buy mike! have a good trip, and we'll see you soon, I'm sure. click to see the construction next to me office.

and mike had:

a burger, as well
comments: in other news, I got an awesome old school skateboard from greg. w00t. click mike's lunch to see that board. my first powell peralta board. and it's a tony hawk. 1989. nice.

and erin had:

a burger. what else?

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Monday, July 28, 2008

Hey Mr. Cop, Ain't got no birth certificate on me now


vietnamese sandwiches
from: Bale
price: $2.75 each
rating: &&&&/&&&&&
listening to: bob marley
comments: lunch = good. click my sandwich to see first hand the high fecal count in false creek. yum! stay outa yer boat or the poo'll getchya!

and remick had:

a samwich
comments: click to see olympic village. watch them grow!

and I did not have:

an angus burger.

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Friday, July 25, 2008

driving fast down a one way street


stuff
from: the legendary noodle house
price: money
rating: &&&&.5/&&&&&
listening to: spiritualized
comments: I worked from home today. it was still working. but at the end of the day, I went for legendary noodles. they were delicious. I'm thinking that this weekend I'll be touring north van. in the linked photos you will see the lions and the reservoir that we all drink from?

and we also had:

delicious steamed dumplings
comments: click a the dumplings to see the capilano river where the previous wiggly is flowing into. controlled by man.

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Thursday, July 24, 2008

the night owl and I will hunt the contractor


vietnamese sandwiches
from: Bale
price: $2.75 each
rating: &&&&/&&&&&
listening to: grandaddy
comments: I went to meet ritchie for lunch today. epic fail. we never met. it was poor communication, I guess? oh well. click the pic to see science world. watch the purple flag. I like the purple flag.

and brian had:

a birthday pie!
comments: it was killerX57s birthday. yay. we et key lime pie and green tea ice cream. and played bocce. good times.

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Wednesday, July 23, 2008

yeah you shook me, yeah you shook meeeee


cheeseburger with banana peppers and avocado and ginger beer
from: Cameo (word up)
price: $11ish
rating: &&&&&/&&&&&
listening to: ac/dc (probably singing about wiggly gifs)
comments: that burger tasted as good at it looks. and yeah, it looks gooood. now, before you click that work of art, I need to warn you. the linked gif is the opposite. completely. the burger looks good, the linked pic is absolutely disgusting. but it also depicts lunch. for the bees. and for whoever et the head. YIKES.

and dave and teo both had:

the jerk salmon special
comments: you can click this lunch without fear of being disgusted. however, you may get motion sickness if you look too long.

and dana had:

a sandwich
comments: click to see where Teo really wanted to stop on the way back from lunch.

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Tuesday, July 22, 2008

did you realize no one can see inside your view?


chinese foods.
from: congee noodle house
price: $11 each
rating: &&&&&/&&&&&
listening to: porpoisehead
comments: 7 of us ate at congee noodle house. 7 means great variety. we ate it all. impressive. click to see wiggly gif of the city bursting into tiny flames.

and then we were done:

comments: click to see a cool youtube video. I really like the music. well done.

and neil only had:

beef n broccoli
comments: neil is neil. click to see a smart car I drew up in the surrey stylee. you can also check out this more richmond-like one that dave drew.

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Monday, July 21, 2008

I got some words for you, they don't offer anything


steak sandwich!
from: the butler did it
price: er.. $7?
rating: &&&&.5/&&&&&
listening to: built to spill
comments: click my steak to see ed on the roof of his work. wiggly with heat waves. why such a crappy pic, you ask? well, let's have a look to see how far away ed is. see the 3 big buildings in the middle of this pic? ed's on top of the middle one there. hella zoom!

and Teo had:

comments: teo's lunch is linked to poop!!!

and dave had:

sooup.
comments: can you see dave's new camera behind his lunch? nice! it has a cool time-lapse feature. beware. click to see domo trying to catch flies?

BONUS VIDEO:
video
this is from our VI adventures a couple weeks back. the video and song are both works in progress. all shot on my Oregon Scientific ATC2000.

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Friday, July 18, 2008

we live to survive our paradoxes


cheddar bacon burger, fires n shake
from: Triple o's
price: $10ish
rating: &&&&/&&&&&
listening to: the hip
comments: today we had a webct-style reuniony lunch. good time. some sunshine. and tommy taught us to levitate. click to see use sitting around watching Domo jump for leaves.

and john had:

something similar
comments: click john wu's lunch to see Tommy showing us how he can levitate. tommy got skillz.

and craig had:

surprise surprise, a burger.
comments: click to see everyone putting Tommy's levitation technique into practice. oh, and it turns out that making 3D gifs is not just as easy as having two cameras and hoping the pics line up. tricky stuff, I say.

and meanwhile, many navarikers had:

hot dogs
comments: as many people in the company had also done, I forgot that we were having a back alley bbq today :( and had made plans with the ex-webcters. oh well. click to see some peeps hanging by the bbq with master chef nathan.

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Thursday, July 17, 2008

that geezer was cruising for a bruising


a lamb donair
from: Spiro's (on broadyway)
price: $7.35
rating: &&&.5/&&&&&
listening to: pink floyd
comments: I got this wrap. it was tasty enough, but it done fall apart. ascii sad face. click to see some very odd parking. there was an empty spot there, and this vw was up against the other car. what the!? this pic almost inspired me to start a new blog called "what the hell happened here?" where people could post pictures of odd things, then in the comments they could come up with theories as to what happened. like this one, my theory is that someone was in a rush to get to work, and was parking but just gave up and left the car in the middle of parking. hmm.. but another blog? really? nah.

and when it fell apart, I put it in:

a bowl.
comments: click to see a sweet GTO that is parked near my place.

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Wednesday, July 16, 2008

no trophy, no flowers, no flash bulbs, no line


vietnamese subs (yeah, again. what you goandoboutit?)
from: empress bakery
price: $2.75 each
rating: &&&&/&&&&&
listening to: Cake
comments: oh boy. today I had a bike for lunch. well, I bought a bike at lunch. I paid $7. it's a 2008 kona dr. dew. and I got some fancy tires for it and a $150 helmet. fancy. click to see me doing an endo (that's not the new helmet). thanks to erin for taking me to the bike shop and taking pics for me. like this one where I was just about to bunny hop onto that rubbish bin. rubbish. hee hee. how british of me.

and erin had:

the same
comments: ok, technically, that is the same sandwich. erin didn't eat that one, she had her own. click to see yet another dead bird I made all wiggly. the difference here is that this bird is fake dead. well, it's fake. I guess it's really dead, cuz it was never alive. but the feathers musta come from a live bird once.

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Tuesday, July 15, 2008

when you could be taking me for a ride


vietnamese subs
from: Bale
price: $8.25
rating: &&&&/&&&&&
listening to: neil young
comments: hi. my name is greg. this is my lunch. today at lunch, I ran into world famous blogger erwin tang. lucky fella got to skip work cuz of some huge electrical fire downtown. so he was waiting to play tennis, all wiggly, when I saw him. lucky guy. I want electrical fire!

and dave had:

babybel!
comments: both before and after work today, I saw Phil Shen riding his fancy Ducati. yay. nice. click to see him levitating behind it. this bike is very nice looking. it even gets the gwilli seal of approval.

BONUS VIDEO:
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Monday, July 14, 2008

bonus vacationing post!


some kinda delicious sausagey pastry
from: erin's cookbook; the chaple's fanny bay kitchen
rating: &&&&&/&&&&&
comments: as stated in the previous post, we went up to Fanny Bay on the new VI to celebrate gregchan's birthday. good times. great oldies. and so much food. click this food to see the great house we stayed at. so nice.

and we also had:

some amazing cake
comments: erin went crazy and made a crazy cake. how crazy. crazy delicious! click to see a waterfall we saw while touring Strathcona Park. possibly one of the greatest parks in this province. with a really beautiful road to drive. this was one of my favourite roads I ever drove in my Buick... back in... 1991 or so?

and bunny rolled in:

a dead frog
comments: no, not the beer. she found this stinky bit of death when we were at the Ralph River area of Strathcona Park. silly bunny. but then she swam, and cleaned it off, I think. click to see her shaking off the clean.

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Friday, July 11, 2008

here are the keys to the show, why don't you drive for a while?


soup n sandwich
from: Sweet Basil Cafe
price: $6.50
rating: &&&&/&&&&&
listening to: Danger Doom
comments: hey, it's friday. seriously, friday. I'm not posting this friday post on a tuesday. no no. not at all. click my broccoli soup to see a life-like sketch I did of Neil. of course, he was standing behind a pole, but 9/10 navarikites agree... it's so neil. I'll try to get a photo of him in this pose to prove the life-likeness.

and travis had:

the same as me
comments: so, this weekend, I will be going to the new VI to celebrate gregchan's birthday (happy birthday, gregchan!). aw yeah. click travis's lunch to see what the ferry trip there might look like. I'm just guessing of course. how could I know what a saturday ferry trip will look like when it's only friday, right?

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Thursday, July 10, 2008

some people call me Maurice (bwaah bwaaaoungh!)


sushi combo "ubc"
from: Sushi boy
price: $7
rating: &&&.8/&&&&&
listening to: steve miller
comments: sushi boy. man, I used to go there a lot. then I realized there's much better sushi out there. although, sushiboy still gives you bang for your buck. that's for sure. tasty and cheap. click to see Hiram battling himself. what?

and kevin didn't have:

his sandwich. so he gave it to me.
comments: thanks kevin. click to see more hiram. oh yeah, there was a 2nd golden retriever in the office briefly today. he wasn't really fighting himself. don't be silly.

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Wednesday, July 09, 2008

you just keep on using me until you use me up


burger
from: cameo cafe
price: $11 with ginger beer
rating: &&&&.5/&&&&&
listening to: bill withers
comments: very good burger today. avocado and banana peppers are great add-ons. click my cheesy burger to see a 360 degree view of the RC-car from yesterday's video.

and teo had:

a chicken burger
comments: teo ate his burger with a fork and knife. how terribly civilized. click to see the naked skeleton that is olympic village.

and dave had:

soup n sandwich
comments: click dave's lunch to see what I saw on the floor of cameo. word up.

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Tuesday, July 08, 2008

that's when I had enough of all the talkin' stuff


steam buns n vietnamese subs
from: Bale and New Town
price: uh..
rating: &&&&/&&&&
listening to: grandaddy
comments: this is a spicy pork bun. click to see more buns. buns buns buns.

and andy had:

the same.
comments: click andy's lunch if you want to know about lefty.

and bill had:

a custard bun for dessert.
comments: do not click bill's lunch. seriously, don't do it. you're not gonna be disgusted or anything. just do no click it.

bonus vid:
video

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Monday, July 07, 2008

the mountains come out of the sky and they stand there


seared ahi tuna salad
from: Seb's Market Cafe
price: $10ish
rating: &&&&/&&&&&
listening to: yes
comments: today I met ron for lunch. we went to sushiyama, but it was too busy. we then went to Seb's and we ate food on the patio. nice. click my lunch to see Nikita trying to hypnotize me with her eyebrows.

and ron had:

elk medallion benny
comments: so, for the past month, ron has had this art exhibit shown at the western front gallery. go look at it. yes, it's a door. what's interesting about that, you ask? part of having ron's door on display in a gallery means that he's spent the last month living in his east side apartment with no door. don't believe me? click his lunch and see for yourself. it's been alright so far. I think his attack plants protect him pretty good.

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Friday, July 04, 2008

what is... just is.


angus burger n such
from: McD's
price: just under $10. yeah. $10 for a mcdonald's meal. bizarre.
rating: &&&&/&&&&&
listening to: Lamb.
comments: the angus burger is still delicious. in the linked photo today, I present a giant crane moving behind the city. the gif is rather big, so it'll take a while to load. this crane is very interesting. it's vancouver's newest AND largest. it can move 2 containers at once, while all our other cranes only move one. they had to wait for the lowest of tides to move it under the Lion's Gate. a dude from navarik got photos of this from somewhere downtown. crazy!

and neil had:

spag'n'meat.
comments: click's neil's lunch to see a cute little morris minor I saw across from mcdonalds. it's for sale. someone buy it and be cute, k?

and sumant had:

his regular overload of watery vegetables.
comments: click on Sumant's lunch to see him and neil lunchin' it up there, boss. also note how neil uses his jedi mind trick to pick up his coke. talk about lazy. oh, one other thing I meant to link to. this vehicle makes me upset with its mislabeling. Bmx??? b? the b stands for bicycle! I see 3 wheels! it's a TMX, plain and simple!

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