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    Timber knows how to throw a party

    One of my favourite restaurants, Timber, opened last November with a soft launch and has been steadily establishing themselves as the West End’s newest “go to” gastropub ever since. They celebrated […]

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    Black Rice Izakaya

    In true Japanese style Friday night is the perfect time to hit up an Izakaya and unwind after a busy work week. Black Rice Izakaya opened up last year right […]

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    Dining Out For Life at Forage

    Each year on one day restaurants in Vancouver, Whistler, Vancouver Island, along with restaurants across the United States participate in Dining Out For Life, an annual fundraising event which raises money for AIDS […]

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    Happy Hour at Timber

    I love happy hour! Timber Vancouver has a great one, everything on their snacks menu is on special from 3-5 p.m., plus their old style pilsner is on for $4. Timber Happy Hour […]

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    YEW Team Cooks Up In Chartwell

    YEW seafood + bar at Four Seasons Vancouver is undergoing a refresh from March 7 to 17 – but don’t worry, Chef Ned Bell and team have moved into the Chartwell private […]

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    Giardino Restaurant

    Umberto Menghi opened Giardino Restaurant last summer, the Tuscan-inspired restaurant is located on Hornby Street, really close to his last Vancouver restaurant, Il Giardino. This was my first visit to his new location, and I […]

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    Dinner at Wild Rice

    I took my friend Alana to one of our favourite New West restaurants for her birthday – Wild Rice! We started off the dinner with a couple dim sum style appies. The […]

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    Tea Ceremony

    Today I had the pleasure of attending a traditional Japanese tea ceremony at the invitation of the Vancouver Japanese Consulate. The ceremony took place in the Tea Gallery at the […]

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    Loco Ono Take Over at SIP Lounge

    It’s no secret that I love Hawaii – I visit every year and I’ve fallen in love with the warmth, the scuba diving, the people, and of course the food! […]

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    Brunch at Edible

    James and I visited Granville Island today to take in the Winterruption festival and see all the ikebana on display. While we were there we stopped in at Edible Canada […]

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    First Try – Osteria Savio Volpe

    Osteria Savio Volpe opened a couple months ago, I’d heard great things about it and I can’t believe it took me this long to visit. The restaurant concept is styled after […]

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    MeeT in Gastown

    The popular vegetarian restaurant MeeT on Main is opening a second location in Gastown soon – very soon! I was invited to their pre-launch dinner this weekend to check out […]

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    Blue Unsung Heroes 2016

    It’s February! That means that the Blue Water Cafe is running their Unsung Heroes event highlighting local and unique sustainable seafood items. Working with the Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise program, Chef Frank Pabst’s creates a menu using […]

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Giardino Restaurant

Umberto Menghi opened Giardino Restaurant last summer, the Tuscan-inspired restaurant is located on Hornby Street, really close to his last Vancouver restaurant, Il Giardino. This was my first visit to […]

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