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La Brasserie – Franco-German Fantastic.

by George Froehlich Great bistro. The food is hearty, wholesome and packs a mean flavour. Prices are reasonable. La Brasserie in Vancouver’s West End is in the “must eat there” category. The food at La Brasserie gears towards the Alsace … 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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Faster Food July – Phnom Penh

by Lauren Mote Faster Food July: Phnom Penh 244 Georgia Street East Vancouver, BC V6A 1Z7 734-8898 I think there’s a trend forming here, people. Is it a bright coincidence that all of the best faster food places serve Asian … Continue reading

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Faster Food June: Stix Noodle & Grill

by Jessica Grajczyk I’ve got enough Stix noodle salads under my belt now that it seems a little ridiculous that I haven’t written about this place yet.  Walking into the streamlined, simple and immaculately tidy noodle bar you’d think it … Continue reading

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A day at the farm

by Lauren Mote As soon as I started at the Refinery, and figured out how to use my email program, the first email I opened was a congratulatory note from Angelina at Vista D’Oro Vineyard down in Langley. Apart from … Continue reading

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Whole Foods

Against all the stigma attached to its very recent opening, I went on a major tour of the new Whole Foods at Cambie St. Despite what some call the “Whole Pay Cheque”, I find that this grocer is my favourite … Continue reading

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Ready, set, spring. Part 1

by Lauren Mote In this “several” post series, I intend to share with you the reasons why I am always smiling – and trust me, this goes above and beyond the nod of sunshine that gives me a few more … Continue reading

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Burgoo, “food of comfort”.

by Lauren Mote I would kill for a pepcid complete, and a paper bag at my side, just in case something “bad happens”. Yes, it’s true, with an opening line like that you have no choice but to read about … Continue reading

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La Quercia

****LA QUERCIA WINS FOR BEST CASUAL ITALIAN AT VAN MAG AWARDS**** by Lauren Mote La Quercia, that friendly neighbourhood spot everyone’s trying to get into, totally blew our minds last night. After the  Prohibition Party down at Metro last night … Continue reading

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Vinous, vinous, vicious.

by Lauren Mote I am posting the following menu because I just have to. Back in February, I was asked to do a private party with Chef Hawksworth (and Johnny was with us helping Chef in the kitchen) with his … Continue reading

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