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Butter On The Endive’s Owen Lightly On Being A Punk, Getting Married Young, And Boring People

On a cold November night, many of Vancouver’s foodie elite descended to the new Gastown location of The Found & The Freed ”pop up” shop for an event called Sweater Season. Accompanying…

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Posted by: on Thursday, December 22nd, 2011
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How curious: a journey Down the Rabbit Hole with the Swallow Tail Supperclub

“remember, what the dormouse said feed your head, feed your head” —Jefferson Airplane The city seemed to shrink away on the horizon as we wound up through the treed lane, hugging the shoreline of Deer Lake in…

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Posted by: on Monday, November 28th, 2011
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The Summer Of Food Trucks

For years those of us living in Toronto have watched while other cities across North America have celebrated and grown their vibrant street food scene. We’ve traveled sampling noodles, tamales, fish tacos, pulled pork…

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Posted by: on Friday, September 23rd, 2011
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Unpretentious Gourmet Food Tour in Vancouver

Foodtree and Urbandig are pumped to invite you to uncover unpretentious gourmet food in Vancouver during GROWconf. We’re completely certain that this will be the tastiest Day 3 GROWconf adventure, so grab one of the…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, August 17th, 2011
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Vancouver International Wine Fest is Coming Up

The Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival kicked off last week at the Shore Club where Executive Director Harry Hertscheg welcomed media and gave an introduction to the festival. Seventeen wines were opened,…

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Posted by: on Sunday, January 23rd, 2011
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Refinery’s Cocktail Kitchen

It’s like finding a 100 dollar bill in your pocket. Oooo, maybe it’s more like the sudden realization that you are in the middle of such a good book you can’t put it down. No, actually it’s exactly…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, July 20th, 2010
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Pop Bottle Dining

“This is to confirm your reservation for the media dinner aboard the Floating Dining Room.” On Friday afternoon, with two designers down and minor fires to be put out on all fronts, the above words sat buried…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, July 20th, 2010
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Consider the Endive

With the almost cult following that bacon has, I always figured there had to be similar pockets of food obsession so I was quite tickled to see an invite to an “endive gala” in my inbox a few weeks ago. A…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, June 29th, 2010
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Raise a Glass at HopScotch

Forget raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens, a few of my favorite things are bourbon, single malt and beer. And by a stroke of hoppy, malty, genius, all three are on offer at Hopscotch, Vancouver’s beer and…

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Posted by: on Saturday, December 12th, 2009
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Tasting Tequila with Don Julio

Far too many people still think of tequila as something to be shot back, followed by the requisite lime, salt and shudder, as evidenced by the raised eyebrows I got when I told people I was going to a tequila tasting. But…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009
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Crush at Cornucopia

Definitions of Crush: 1. To extract or obtain (juice) by pressing or squeezing (grapes). 2. a great crowd. 3. (slang) an object of one’s affection. 4. Cornucopia’s gala tasting event. After a full day of…

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Posted by: on Sunday, November 29th, 2009
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The Truth is that Sharks Are Awesome

After a decade of die-hard vegetarianism, I`m now at the stage of gourmandism where I will eat almost anything without flinching, but some of the things that I won’t eat surprise people. Offal? Bring it. Horse?…

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Posted by: on Friday, November 13th, 2009
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Picnic Raving

Grabbing lunch and heading off to find a field or beach to dine en plein air is a timeless tradition, but in the middle of a city? less so, perhaps. And yet, a couple of weeks ago my friends and I sat down in a square in…

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Posted by: on Sunday, September 20th, 2009
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Fare on the Square

Spending the long weekend in Kingston, Ontario had an unexpected reward: Fare on the Square An homage to the farmers market and local products, Fare on the Square provided 12 local restaurants with products from vendors…

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Posted by: on Sunday, September 6th, 2009
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10 Reasons to kick yourself for missing VinoCamp 2009

1. It’s not just about wine. This year there was a CheeseCamp track too. Yes, real, serious, delicious conversations about cheese. 2. You’d have understood that if you forget your wine country map that’s…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, August 25th, 2009
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