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Taste of Yaletown – Brix

A few weeks ago, I caught the tailend of the Taste of Yaletown, where a variety of Yaletown restaurants offer prix fixe menus at $25, $35 and $45. Brix had a $35 menu that sounded delicious, and I’d never been there…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, November 15th, 2006
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Taco Quest: First Stop “Chilo’s”

My first stop on the Vancouver taco quest was Chilo’s Taqueria (5170 Victoria Dr.). Not much to look at from the outside (in fact, watch closely or you’ll drive right by), it’s even less to look at from…

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Posted by: on Monday, October 30th, 2006
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Izakaya 1215 is a 10!

If you haven’t been to one of the joints that are a part of Vancouver’s burgeoning Izakaya scene, now is the time. They’re not just for homesick Japanese exchange students anymore… Share/Bookmark

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Posted by: on Sunday, October 29th, 2006
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Not authentic, but muy delicioso

Okay, okay. I know I said I was on a quest for an authentic taco. But my dad was in town, and he loves Tex-Mex, which is awfully hard to find in the Okanagan. Plus I didn’t feel like driving anywhere. So we wandered…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, October 25th, 2006
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The Green Lettuce Project

I love food. There is no doubt about that! I also love teaching. So, when I found out that there were UBC students studying local restaurants for a 4th year History course, it caught my attention! Share/Bookmark

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Posted by: on Monday, October 16th, 2006
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Vij’s: Elegant & Inspired

Since Vikram Vij opened his first restaurant twelve years ago, like many of my fellow Vancouverites I’ve been an ardent fan and enthusiastic supporter. What got me hooked wasn’t necessarily a by-the-book…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, September 19th, 2006
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The Flying Tiger

Mark has been going on about how there is no street food in Vancouver, but the other night, we found a restaurant that has taken street food inside. The Flying Tiger has just recently opened, but its fusion of Filipino,…

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Posted by: on Thursday, September 7th, 2006
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Japa Dog: Japanese Style Hot Dogs Sold on the Street in Vancouver

I may have spoken harshly a little too soon on CBC recently regarding “lame hot dog stands” being the only street meat in Vancouver. On a late night walk recently, Andrea and I discovered an innocuous hot dog…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, August 30th, 2006
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Salt Tasting Room: Worth its namesake

When my ma needed a break on weekends, we’d throw together a simple meal of olives, the peppers, capicollo, prosciutto and ripe, sharp cheeses accompanied by crusty Calabrese bread; straight off the cutting board.…

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Posted by: on Monday, August 28th, 2006
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Dinner At Home…Vancouver Style

When fellow blogger Jer had a huge Atlantic lobster party a few weeks ago, I took what was left of the four critters I got, and made stock from them. So I’d been wanting to make lobster risotto for weeks. And I…

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Posted by: on Sunday, August 6th, 2006
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Vancouver Favourites

I’m often asked what my favourite restaurants are in Vancouver and recently found myself typing out the same list of spots for a friend. So this time, I’m going to record the list here where it belongs for…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, August 1st, 2006
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I found Babylon

This is going to come across like one of those, “Yeah, but I was going there way back when people didn’t even know about this place” diatribes, but it’s true…I remember this awesome…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, June 20th, 2006
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Cafe Guide Reviews

The other week I accompanied our friend Richard to two new Deman Street cafes in Vancouver he was reviewing for his site TheCafeGuide.com. This was probably the first time I’ve purposefully gone to eat somewhere…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, June 6th, 2006
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Old School Italian Coffee

“I really need to relax in a café with a cup of Italian coffee,” emailed my Italian Canadian friend Jennifer recently, inquiring “can you recommend somewhere good?” Ha. Can I ever. I live near…

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Posted by: on Monday, June 5th, 2006
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Go Fish

The weather hasn’t been great here for over a week. With June around the corner it’s a bit of a bummer and then today we get a taste of summer, quite literally. A vendor asked us to lunch so we suggested Gord…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, May 31st, 2006
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