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The Endangered Peasant Meal

  In today’s internationalized and air freighted culinary world can a cuisine go extinct? A question raised by dinner at a small rural café in a tiny drive through town in an unremarkable region of southern France…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, August 29th, 2012
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Alsatian Appreciation

Hot on the heels of Burgundy Appreciation Night, some fellow Foodist friends planned a night of Alsatian food and wine tasting. I am cramming for France! So any excuse to get in some more wine region studying, plus some…

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Posted by: on Thursday, April 14th, 2011
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Braised Lamb at Thanksgiving

While dining rooms across the town are full of turkey, stuffing and a variety of family variations on thanksgiving classics I turned myself loose on my kitchen for a pre-thanksgiving dinner of sorts seeing as mine’s…

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Posted by: on Monday, October 11th, 2010
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Trafalgars Bistro Celebrates Ocean Wise

Slowfood, Edible Vancouver, Ocean Wise, and Foodists form a virtual neighborhood of like-minded responsible citizens in Vancouver that also adore great food. Where these paths cross is exactly where you want be for dinner…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010
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Le Vieux Pin Goes to Market

Market at Shangri-la’s first winemaker’s dinner saw French-styled Okanagan favorite Le Vieux Pin – including an inaugural sip of a syrah/viognier blend from the barrel – paired with some delectable…

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Posted by: on Monday, June 7th, 2010
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Tomato & Pancetta Pasta

As much as I enjoy spending multiple hours preparing dinner, sometimes that’s not possible and the exploration of the “15 minute dinner” is equally as fun. I was in the middle of making a new (to me)…

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Posted by: on Monday, August 3rd, 2009
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An “Offal” Dinner!

Hello Foodists and fans of rare and unusual treats for the table (at least here in Vancouver!). I am hosting a very limited seating tomorrow, July 7th for “An Offal Dinner” at Pied A Terre. Seven courses, at 7…

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Posted by: on Monday, July 6th, 2009
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12B : The Wines

Many of us Foodists flocked to the opportunity for a private dining evening at an Underground Restaurant known only as “12B”. I was with a fantastic group of 8 diners for the Saturday evening leg of a two…

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Posted by: on Monday, March 30th, 2009
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What is a foodies pizza?

We’ve all been there. Come home from work late and no real desire spend an hour in the kitchen making a new culinary concoction. Turn on the TV and watch the game, put up your feet and…order pizza. Except we…

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Posted by: on Monday, February 16th, 2009
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Dinner of the Decade?

Any dinner billed as The Dinner of the Decade has got to have some weight behind it. Not only does this one have some weight but also some of the most recognized names in Vancouver. David Hawksworth, Hidekazu Tojo,…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, December 16th, 2008
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Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner – Vancouver

If you could eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner on a single day in Vancouver, where would you choose to dine? For the sake of this imaginary challenge, let’s assume that we all get an unlimited expense account (at the…

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Posted by: on Sunday, November 23rd, 2008
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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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