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Cooking Classes For DTES At Risk Women Needs Your Support

What if I told you there was a local cooking class program specifically for these at-risk women that has logged hundreds of hours of training, served hundreds of meals, and taught hundreds of women how to prepare healthy,…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
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Revolver Ends Coffee Debate

With Revolver I hereby declare the artisanal coffee wars over.

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Posted by: on Sunday, February 16th, 2014
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Video: Eating the PNE

For most kids with a fairly normal upbringing, fair food is comfort food. Gorging yourself on too much sugar, too much fat and too much fun was a right of passage. Sure, the elegant food snob has transcended that greasy…

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Posted by: on Friday, September 13th, 2013
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Tickets Still Available for Passion Charity Event This Weekend

Hopefully you’ve heard the news about the 10th annual Passions: “Paint The Town Red” fundraising gala happening Sunday, September 15, 2013, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m at the Dr. Peter Centre. Founded by…

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Posted by: on Thursday, September 12th, 2013
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The Protester’s Guide to Good Eats

I would like to personally thank the protestors of Gastown and Downtown East Side restaurants. If it were not for the haute couture balaclava clad fashions and poetic typographic masterpieces on placards, it may be…

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Posted by: on Monday, July 15th, 2013
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Koko Monk by Levni Chocolate

A quiet little pocket of Kitsilano sits along West 1st Ave between Burrard and Cypress, just off of the south end of the busy Burrard street bridge. It’s a beautiful area to explore by foot and just spend a few hours…

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Posted by: on Thursday, June 6th, 2013
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25 Things To Taste Before You Die

When I first pitched this idea to Alec in December, it seemed obvious that we should do it. Consume all of Vanmag’s “25 things to taste before you die” in one day. It sounded like an all too perfect…

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Posted by: on Friday, May 3rd, 2013
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Porchetta Crawl

How do you truly compare four different porchetta sandwiches from across Vancouver? Eat them all at the same lunch! To help burn off the 10,000+ calorie carbo load, it’s always good to throw in an exercise regime…

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Posted by: on Monday, March 18th, 2013
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Following the Wise Monkeys to delicious Hunan at Lucky Noodle

The Wise Monkeys blog is a site that I’ve been following obsessively because of the great insider tips about Chinese food around Vancouver. Contributor Fernando is the one that also tipped me off about Nine Dishes,…

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Posted by: on Monday, July 16th, 2012
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Summertime is still tea time at the Urban Tea Merchant

Summer isn’t typically the time of year when one can’t wait to get their hands on a nice, steaming, hot cup of tea, but at The Urban Tea Merchant over heated tea lovers can opt for something substantially…

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Posted by: on Friday, July 13th, 2012
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Chocolate-Tasting classes in Vancouver

People get wine, even if they don’t get wine. My parents proclaim Yellow Tail to be the best thing they’ve ever tasted, but even they understand that there’s a difference between Yellow Tail and…

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Posted by: on Thursday, May 10th, 2012
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Push Once, Repeat

You have to wonder how Robin Kort from Swallowtail has the reoccurring ability to find obscure Vancouver venues to stage her Secret Supper Soirees. If she ever needs a new career I’d certainly endorse her as a…

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Posted by: on Sunday, January 29th, 2012
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Nicli Antica Pizzeria’s Bill McCaig wants to be your neighbour

I am getting sick to death of hearing people say how awesome Nicli Antica Pizzeria is. I get it already—their Neapolitan pizza is very good, and it’s so authentic it earned Vancouver’s first Vera Pizza…

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Posted by: on Friday, January 13th, 2012
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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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The Seal Meat Experience

Although many of you might be a little disheartened in the upcoming tasting choice, I for one feel that introducing myself to as many different foods, flavors, and textures allows me to appreciate the art of cooking, the…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012
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