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M.A.C. 24/7 (Hawaii 2017): Ahi Poke Stack and Eleven-Spiced Chicken Wings

One of the drawbacks of flying into Hawaii late at night is that many of the popular restaurants in Waikiki are closed by the time you clear customs, pick up your luggage, and finally get picked up by your shuttle from the airport (yes, I’m talking about you SpeediShuttle – you should really change your name).
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Isomaru Suisan Asakusa (Tokyo 2016): Big Chain Sushi at the Best

During our trip to Japan, we found ourselves wandering around the Asakusa district of Taito (Taito is a special ward of Tokyo – actually the smallest in terms of area). Asakusa is known mainly for the Sensō-ji Buddhist temple which is the oldest in Tokyo and the massive Kaminarimon “Thunder Gate” that dominates the entrance. There’s also a large area of shops leading up to the temple along the Nakamise-dōri.
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Voodoo Doughnut Too (Portland Road Trip 2016)

As I’ve mentioned before, donuts is pretty much synonymous with Portland and nothing screams donuts more than Voodoo Doughnuts.
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Pho Boi – A Taste of Vietnam

Pho Boi is a rather spacious Vietnamese restaurant on Kingsway that’s open 24 hours a day. I think it used to be Pho Hoa.
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Breka Bakery & Café (Fraser St) – Sweets 24×7

If you suffer from insomnia around the Sunset area of Fraser and 49th, you’ve no doubt stumbled across Breka Bakery & Café. Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, this European-style bakery is a mecca for students and shift-workers looking for a pick-me-up at all hours of the night.
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Church’s Chicken (Lougheed Hwy) – Fried Chicken Breakfast

When everything else is closed, coming across the following three words is like winning the lotto: “Open 24 Hours”.

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