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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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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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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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Unpretentious Gourmet Food Tour in Vancouver

Foodtree and Urbandig are pumped to invite you to uncover unpretentious gourmet food in Vancouver during GROWconf. We’re completely certain that this will be the tastiest Day 3 GROWconf adventure, so grab one of the…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, August 17th, 2011
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Take a bite out of BC

There are a couple of places in Vancouver that have managed to successfully transcend their tourist appeal and evolve to offer locals plenty of reasons to convene at. Then again, maybe their original success has simply…

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Posted by: on Thursday, June 2nd, 2011
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Beauty in Simplicity

Say the words “pork belly” and the eyes of any foodist will light up. That’s what happened when I read the words “crispy braised pork belly” on the recently updated menu at the venerable…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, December 1st, 2010
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Pour for Four at Pourhouse

It’s Saturday night and I find myself consuming a healthy plate of pork and beans. But this isn’t your typical Libby’s beans out of the can.  The comfort food I’m talking about is part of the menu at…

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Posted by: on Sunday, September 27th, 2009
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Long Table Series

When I caught wind of their new Long Table Series, I knew it was time for a trip back to the new Irish Heather.

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Posted by: on Monday, July 20th, 2009
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A Pig Called Wanda

Say hello to Wanda. Wanda was purchased by some of the men of the Foodists collective a few weeks ago. She said her farewell to her time at Sloping Hills Farm this past week and was greeted with much excitement and…

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Posted by: on Saturday, March 28th, 2009
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Medina Café

Fellow Foodist Lauren and I braved this morning’s snow to hit up Medina Café the morning they opened back up post-holidays. As Chambar’s little sister, Medina shares owners and sits one door down on Beattie…

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Posted by: on Saturday, January 3rd, 2009
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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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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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