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Raw Carnage: Continuity

I celebrate 2 months now – 2 months since food was cooked or caramelized above 115C. Remember how I explained that falling off the wagon from time to time happens? Well, let me share a small story with you: falling … Continue reading

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Raw Carnage: The Theory.

Over the last several weeks my boyfriend and I have been eating a “raw” or mostly uncooked diet. After being severely ridiculed by friends and family for a random choice in diet change, I can now explain why it’s great, … Continue reading

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American Whiskey – Ambrosia of the Common Wo/Man.

by Lauren Mote The hallmark of contemporary spirit distillation in the United States is arguably the most delicious – American Whiskey. Its history has not been extremely well documented, but nonetheless a significant timeline, coinciding with a rich American history, … Continue reading

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Can you put a price on passion?

I thought I’d share something more personal than professional – just to show my readers that I am more human than artificial. Sounds crazy, but if you don’t tear up even a little after reading this, it’s you who may … Continue reading

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The Passing of a Legend.

Bryan was a great man. A brilliant example of what a grandfather should be. Caring, compassionate, strong and funny. Always there for his grandchildren since day one. He never left our sides, and he loved us dearly. We were raised … Continue reading

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Immaculate Conception: A Whiskey Dinner

’tis the season to drink a lot of whiskey… GOOD whiskey. December 8th 2009 marks a very special evening. The Refinery and Cask Strength present “Immaculate Conception” an evening dedicated to joys of whiskey and food. Similar to the Whiskey … Continue reading

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Chowder Chowdown?

by Lauren Mote Tonight at the Vancouver Aquarium, bellies were filled. Through the daunting correspondence, and play-by-play from VanFoodster Richard Wolak, and Refinery Client Relations Manager Lee-Anne Gordon, it seems I’ve correctly identified the winner(s) – both with the winning … Continue reading

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King’s Chinese Cuisine

by George Froehlich The food is excellent and prices are super reasonable. – King’s Chinese Cuisine at 4488 Main Street, at the corner of 29th. Avenue, in Vancouver. You cannot miss it with its bright red and orange outside paint … Continue reading

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Bon’s off Broadway – Enough HP Sauce to drown Steven Seagal.

By Jessica Grajczyk I had low expectations of Bon’s off Broadway’s breakfast, having heard the legends of the $2.95 all day breakfast special, which is great if economics are more important to you than extravagances such as nutrients or flavour.  … Continue reading

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Checking up on Feenie.

By George Froehlich Time for a recheck on Rob Feenie’s new menu items at the Cactus Club. Last summer we tasted some of his creations at the restaurant chain’s corporate test kitchen in Vancouver on West Broadway and Ash, the … Continue reading

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