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Les Faux Bourgeois’ “Dude Guru” Does It Again With Che Baba

“Hey! Long time! How are you?” shouted Stephan Gagnon as his face lit up when I walked into Che Baba. I looked around, and was met with a dimly lit room filled with locals cheerfully chatting over delicious…

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Posted by: on Monday, January 9th, 2012
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Le Crocodile Reminds Us What A Fine French Meal Should Be

I know this isn’t a site where we do a lot of restaurant reviews, but I feel compelled to do a little worshipping, even if it may seem a little obvious to most readers. Last night Andrea and I found ourselves…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, November 9th, 2011
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A London Lunch—at Dinner

I am not one of those traveling foodists who makes reservations at all the top-tier restaurants in town when visiting a new city. In fact, I usually make none—when I travel these days, it’s to seek out a city’s most…

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Posted by: on Sunday, June 5th, 2011
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Smart Cooks Wear Dajoji Kitchen Performance Apparel

I was recently asked to try out and provide an opinion of Dajoji chef coats to coincide with a special offer on Ethical Deals. That opinion is below. [Full disclosure: Dajoji coats were co-designed by Foodists.ca…

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Posted by: on Sunday, November 28th, 2010
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Celadon – Passion and Kimchi

We were in Whistler this summer, and happened upon Celadon Fine Korean Cuisine purely by accident. We were impressed by the food, but didn’t know the story behind it. Plus, we only got to try a few dishes – we…

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Posted by: on Thursday, November 25th, 2010
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The Prophouse Cafe: A terrific “third place”.

Starbucks may be the company that has most famously incorporated the concept of the “third place“—a place that anchors community outside of home (first place) or work (second place)—into their strategy,…

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Posted by: on Sunday, November 14th, 2010
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Yew Don’t Want To Eat Here

I’ve been dragging my heels on writing this article for months. I think perhaps because I didn’t everybody and their cousin to know about one of my favourite restaurants in Vancouver. There, I said it: Yew…

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Posted by: on Sunday, July 18th, 2010
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Why Should We Hide Underground Dining?

Everyone has by now heard of the trend of underground restaurants. There are those who swear by it and others who argue that it’s a bad idea. I say bring it on. I love the challenge of entertaining group dinner…

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Posted by: on Thursday, May 13th, 2010
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Something Fishy at Provence Marinaside

An experienced food writer friend once warned me to be suspicious of invitations from restaurants whenever a *free* meal was involved, explaining how difficult he found it to write objective and credible accounts of the…

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Posted by: on Saturday, April 3rd, 2010
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A New Yorker in BC

“Okay, so first we’ll go to Vij’s, then tomorrow Sha-Lin, then we’ll do Deacon’s Corner for breakfast and beers at Alibi across the street when they open…at 5pm. And Phnom Penh on our last night, and Hapa…

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Posted by: on Saturday, September 19th, 2009
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Maenam

There’s not many things that will get me to Kits on a fireworks night. Certainly not the fireworks. But we had a reservation at Maenam that I was not about to pass up. My sister and I loved Gastropod and I had heard…

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Posted by: on Monday, August 17th, 2009
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Long Table Series

When I caught wind of their new Long Table Series, I knew it was time for a trip back to the new Irish Heather.

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Posted by: on Monday, July 20th, 2009
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Don’t Judge a City by its Beige-ness

I recently spent four long days in Winnipeg—winner of the Most Beige City in Canada Award—attending a series of meetings at The Fort Garry Hotel by day, exploring the city by night. Having spent time in The ‘Peg…

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Posted by: on Thursday, July 16th, 2009
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Tenku Bakudanyaki is Supersized Takoyaki

My sister invited me out this afternoon for this so-called giant takoyaki ball. Not only was the idea of eating interesting, but the mention of these Japanese-style fritters being served out of a van in Richmond certainly…

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Posted by: on Thursday, June 18th, 2009
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Irashai Grill: Saucy Japanese Fusion With a Twist

Ben and I were recently invited to join a few other food bloggers at a media tasting lunch at Irashai Grill on West Pender. But wait a second I thought, there’s an Irashai downtown Vancouver? Since when? Well…

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Posted by: on Thursday, May 21st, 2009
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