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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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In this case, yes looks are everything.

I would be quite remiss if I failed to write about food books that DO include visuals, whether it be sumptuous food photography by the likes of John Sherlock & Quentin Bacon or excellent how-to, step-by-step demos…

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Posted by: on Friday, February 6th, 2009
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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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Bugs at Vij’s?

Apparently the rumours are true. Vikram and his wife Meeru—ever keen to save the planet with green choices—have introduced environmentally sustainable and good for you BUGS to their menu. I’ve eaten bugs before,…

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Posted by: on Monday, July 14th, 2008
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Vij’s Cookbook

Today is my sister in law Rebekka’s birthday, and to start it off right Kristil and I had her over for breakfast this morning. Honest, tasty fare, whipped up by Kristil before I could even drag my butt out of bed:…

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Posted by: on Thursday, January 18th, 2007
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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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Vikram’s Marinated Lamb Popsicles with Fenugreek Cream Curry

This recipe is a signature dish at Vij’s, and he gladly shared it for my At Your Request feature of Pacific Palate. This dish will make 16 large size or 20 medium size popsicles. Ingredients: For the popsicles: 2-3…

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Posted by: on Monday, September 26th, 2005
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