CNE 2016

Every year I look forward to going CNE (@LetsGoToTheEX) with my friends and family. Whenever CNE comes around, I get a bittersweet feeling because it means that summer is coming to an end. This year, CNE runs from August 19 to September 5, so for those of you that have not been yet, make sure you don’t miss it! CNE is more than just trying out crazy and outrageous foods. It’s also perfect for spending fun times with your friends and families(the shopping, games and performances). It can also be the perfect date activity (guys: just make sure you don’t eat the bug dog in front of your date, she most likely will not want to kiss you after that). What girl wouldn’t be swept off their feet when you show off your carni skills and winning that giant stuffed animal for her? I know I would be thrilled! Then, finish the date off by spending some romantic time in the farris wheel.

Admission Price:

For more info on the ticket price, make sure to visit their website. 

Monday-Thursday: $6 dollars after 5pm.

If you have the special VIP pass, admission and parking is free. (Can only be obtained by going to the CNE casino for at least 3 hours before CNE opens to public.)

Howie’s Fresh Hot Frosted Cinnamon Rolls 

  • Pulled pork cinnamon rolls – $9.50

Epic Burgers & Waffles 

  • Churro burger – $11.95

Yummy!!! I loved how crunchy the churros were! Loved the sweet and savoury combination of this burger. That cinnamon dust from the churro buns gave the burger that extra factor to pop the flavor! Not only that, the beef patty was nice and juicy! It tasted as good as it looks!!

    Philthy Philly’s 

    • Philly steaklair- $11.50

    Bug Bistro

    • Bug dog- $6.00

    Caution: the crickets are real!!!!

      The birthday guessing game. I couldn’t help it but play. I didn’t get a chance to go to the CNE Casino yet so I had to test my luck here! One thing about these betting games is that the minimum to play doesn’t cost alot; but stopping yourself from continuous playing is the hardest part. 

      The bowling game cost 25 cent per play. Objective of the game is to roll the bowling ball so that it doesn’t get past the little dip in the middle when it comes back towards you. It looks easy, but it is really not. If you roll too hard, the ball will get past the dip when it comes back. If you don’t roll it hard enough, it doesnt get past the tiny hill. I am horrible at this game (or any cne games) but try them out anyways! It is old school and it is fun!

      Create your own slushie!!

      I just love CNE’s amazing night view.


      Homemade (Spiked) Gummybear PopsiclesΒ 

      I love trying out new things and testinh out new recipes or just create my own dishes at home! But here’s the thing…i hate following recipes. I really don’t have the patience to measure this and measure that. I mean….if i really have to..i will. But alot of the times, i like putting my own spin on things! Everyone has different tastes…so what works for me might not work for other people. I think recipes are sort of there for a general guideline…and you just tweek it to your own liking. (Unless…they’re recipes for complicated pastries/desserts.) 

      I recently discovered and took interest in homemade popsicles. They are healthy (it can be…depending on what you put in it) and you can add whatever you want in it. 

      These are the ingredients that you will need to make the gummybear popsicles:

      • Popcicle mold
      • Gummybear 
      • Sprite/7up/soda water (i used sprite for the transparent color)
      • Vodka (optional)

      Place your gummybears into the mold. You can arrange it however you like. For me, I arranged it by the colors. 

      Pour your choice of spite/soda water and fill it to the top. If you want to spike your popsicles, leave some space for it when you pour the sprite. 

      Put it in the freezer and give it a few hours to freeze up. 

      AND THERE YOU HAVE IT!! Perfect summer treat for everyone! πŸ˜„πŸ˜„ 

      Let me know how you like it! I’d love to see your creations!