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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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The Cannery’s Salmon Wellington

As you’ve no doubt heard, The Cannery, an iconic Vancouver restaurant for 38 years, has closed its doors. All that is left on their website is the announcement of the auction that will be selling off some of the…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, December 28th, 2011
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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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Foodists at The Urban Tea Merchant

‘Luxury’ isn’t often the first word that comes to mind when you think of tea. Unlike a Cartier watch, Louis Vuitton purse or Harry Winston diamonds, high end tea is feasible as an everyday indulgence. It’s…

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Posted by: on Monday, December 5th, 2011
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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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Food.ee aims to outfox boring food by connecting food lovers with take out and delivery

Like a lot of good ideas, the recently launched Food.ee was conceived out of frustration. There are a so many restaurant reviews sites, but when you analyze them for the value they offer hungry visitors looking for a good…

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Posted by: on Sunday, October 23rd, 2011
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It’s High Time Scout Magazine’s Andrew Morrison Answered a Few Questions

It’s entirely likely that if you read this website, you’re quite familiar with the Vancouver-based food and culture site Scout Magazine. and its outspoken founder and Editor, Andrew Morrison. Since its…

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Posted by: on Monday, September 12th, 2011
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What makes an olive oil special?

How often does a friend say to you, “Hold on, I want you to try this new brand of olive oil my friend is importing from Spain. It’s quite special, tell me what you think.” Well, that’s exactly what…

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Posted by: on Friday, August 5th, 2011
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Serving up Summer Smoke with Social Bites

Our latest guest contributor is Tyler Wilman, a Vancouver-based communication designer and photographer who enjoyes the challenge of trying new things in the kitchen and love nothing more (except maybe pretty things and…

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Posted by: on Friday, July 15th, 2011
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Crazy for CocoaNymp Chocolates & Confections

I love chocolate (who doesn’t really?) and Ben frankly has an unhealthy obsession with the dark brown delights (you’d be well advised not to leave any quality chocolate goodies out if he’s around), so…

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Posted by: on Monday, June 27th, 2011
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I dream about Yew’s Chef Grant Macdonald

Confession time: I dream about Grant Macdonald, Chef at Yew Restaurant at Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver. OK, I don’t actually dream about Grant specifically—though he is a really charming guy—but rather his…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, June 1st, 2011
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