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Vancouver Wine List Woes

In wine-producing regions around the world, wine is accessible: celebrated in daily life and shared often with family and friends. Why, oh, why is this not the case in Vancouver?

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Posted by: on Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009
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DB Bistro Moderne

Fellow Foodists Steph, Todd, my husband and I had a great dinner at db Bistro Moderne a few nights ago. I was really looking forward to dining there, and seeing what the designers did with the décor in the transformation…

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Posted by: on Monday, January 26th, 2009
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Campagnolo

It goes without saying that it will rain the day after you take your umbrella out of your purse and by the same token, I should have known that a trendy, tasty Italian restaurant would open up in the culinary dead-zone…

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Posted by: on Monday, January 26th, 2009
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Korean Street Food Wrapped in Orange Tarps

A while ago we noticed renovations happening at a local Korean restaurant. It wasn’t a particularly great restaurant, so we were curious if it would improve. We weren’t disappointed. Some of the most…

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Posted by: on Sunday, January 18th, 2009
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To Review or Not Review?

This is a post with two minds. On one hand, I enjoy seeking out and trying new restaurants and often use online searches to find reviews of new restaurants. And, being rather opinionated and verbose, I enjoy occasionally…

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Posted by: on Sunday, January 18th, 2009
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Seattle’s Lark is No Joke

A while ago I spent some time in Seattle and having already visited numerous of their offerings, I wanted to explore some new restaurants, so I asked Colin for a recommendation. He checked with some chef friends and the…

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Posted by: on Sunday, January 18th, 2009
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Medina Café

Fellow Foodist Lauren and I braved this morning’s snow to hit up Medina Café the morning they opened back up post-holidays. As Chambar’s little sister, Medina shares owners and sits one door down on Beattie…

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Posted by: on Saturday, January 3rd, 2009
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Ajisai Sushi

My favorite place to worship raw fish in Vancouver is Ajisai Sushi. Thanks to Lisa’s mighty recommendation, I found a place that regularly brings in fresh saba (mackerel) and aji (horse mackerel) and makes what is…

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Posted by: on Monday, December 22nd, 2008
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Trattoria Italian Kitchen

Every day on the way to work, I walk past a bunch of great restaurants on 4th Ave. Fuel, Gastropod and more recently, Trattoria. The one time I tried to go before, the line up was over an hour long and I’ve never…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, December 16th, 2008
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Ping’s Japanese Home Cooking

I was really excited to discover Ping’s Cafe – a new Yoshoku style Japanese restaurant that served all of the Japanese home cooking I grew up on. They have ebi furai, tonkatsu, kimpira gobo, croquettes and a lot…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, December 10th, 2008
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Purloined Menu for Fall, 2008

Author’s Note Purloined is a fictional restaurant based on my home cooking and whimsy. If I did have a restaurant, this would be the menu. Though I couldn’t stand cooking the same dishes night after night. All…

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Posted by: on Monday, December 8th, 2008
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The Flying Tiger

I read about the Flying Tiger on the Vancouver Magazine website and I was pretty excited to go since they serve “Asian Street Food” and that just conjures up all kinds of tastes.  But I should have looked at the menu…

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Posted by: on Monday, December 1st, 2008
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Aurora Bistro Closed

There’s bad news, and then there’s really bad news: After more than five years as the reigning champ of locally sourced, sustainable, gourmet cuisine along Main Street, Aurora Bistro has closed its doors. The…

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Posted by: on Saturday, November 29th, 2008
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Wild Rice: Better Than Ever

I’ve casually known and been a fan of Andrew Wong for almost a decade years. Wow, has it been that long? Even before he opened his current restaurant, Wild Rice, I was enjoying the nosh at his Main Street eatery.…

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Posted by: on Friday, October 31st, 2008
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Delfina = Delightful

I’ve recently become increasingly aware of how disingenuous “new” restaurants can be, many of which seem to be responses to the latest trend (as if charcuterie and wine bars are an original idea). I…

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Posted by: on Friday, July 25th, 2008
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