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Vodka Saves the Day

There are moments when you get slapped out of apathy and assumption-making that resonate a while. Meeting Elena was one such moment. In a few spoken words she shattered our first impression of her as merely the Korean…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, March 6th, 2013
Categories: Meditations | Tags: , | 2 Comments »

Mighty Caesar

When I asked Foodist followers on Twitter how they liked their caesars, the answers ranged from “extra olives” to “extra black” but the overwhelming response was “spiceaaaaaaayyyy”. It…

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Posted by: on Sunday, July 17th, 2011
Categories: Guidance | Tags: , , , , , , | 2 Comments »

The Copper Mug Club

  Today, I’m feeling very official. It’s officially my first post as a Foodist contributor, it’s officially summer, and I’ve officially declared the Moscow Mule my new drink of choice! While it’s flavors…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011
Categories: Guidance | Tags: , , , , | 11 Comments »

Grey Goose’s Dimi Lezinska And His Magic Oak-Aged Cocktail

As the entire city of Vancouver was donning Canucks jerseys and settling in to watch game four of the NHL finals the other night, I was headed to 100 Nights at the Opus Hotel in Yaletown to meet with and enjoy a cocktail…

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Posted by: on Thursday, June 9th, 2011
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Cocktail Kitchen Wraps Up at the Refinery

The Cocktail Kitchen series at the Refinery has wrapped up after 7 months (7 months, 720 unique guests, 90 unique cocktails and 30 bartenders!) of competing. The last four weeks had the finalists – David Baines…

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Posted by: on Sunday, January 30th, 2011
Categories: Worship | Tags: , , , , , | 1 Comment »

West Coast Chocolate Festival

Chocolate is one of the few foods we as humans will plan an entire festival around. It knows no boundaries. Despite its tiny geographical crop footprint, the cocao bean has penetrated every culture with its uniquely…

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Posted by: on Saturday, October 30th, 2010
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Limoncello is Italian for “Lemony Goodness”

When it’s this hot out, one of my favorite patio drinks is limoncello with vodka, crushed ice, fresh mint and soda. It’s so refreshing and delicious and goes down just a little too easily. I was thinking about…

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Posted by: on Thursday, July 30th, 2009
Categories: Guidance | Tags: , , , , , | 5 Comments »

IBC Great Boo Award

Every now and again at IBC we award The Great Boo Award to our favourite drink. It is in honour of Mark’s Great Uncle Boo, who was a narcoleptic. He slept long and late, sometimes for days so when he finally woke…

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Posted by: on Friday, February 24th, 2006
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