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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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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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Kirin – Richmond’s finest!

by George Froehlich Richmond – the place for some seriously good Chinese food. In this case it turns out to be the Kirin Restaurant, a friend recommended it. The first thing we notice is that we are one of a … Continue reading

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It’s all Greek to me – Piato Estiatorio on 4th.

by George Froehlich Greek food has been the same old for eons in Vancouver. But now Piato Estiatorio, located on West Fourth Avenue’s bustling restaurant row in Vancouver, has hit a home run with its approach and techniques. This modern … Continue reading

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Coast Restaurant ~ Exclusive Sneak Peek

by Lauren Mote Original story can be found at http://urbandiner.ca/2009/07/07/coast-restaurant-exclusive-sneak-peek/ July 7, 2009 at 1:06 am · Similar Stories in Downtown, First Look, Lauren Mote, Opening Soon, Openings & Closings, Restaurant News, Rick Green, Special To UD, Tofino “We’ve gone … Continue reading

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Maenam kicks butt on 4th.

by Lauren Mote Maenam Thai Restaurant 1938 w 4th Ave Vancouver (604) 730-5579 Open Tue-Sat 12pm-2:30pm, 5pm-1am Who’s got one of the most brilliant ideas in Vancouver? Chef Angus An. If is doesn’t work, close, regroup, rebrand, reopen. Do what … 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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The King of Avocado: Don Guacamole

by George Froehlich At last a great restaurant that serves authentic Mexican food . It’s a small taqueria, Don Guacamole’s, in Vancouver’s West End on Robson. The owner is from Morelia a United Nations protected heritage site and a lot … Continue reading

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The Refinery Taking Ordinary To Extraordinary

by George Froehlich It’s a trend. A trend that is evident in some of Vancouver’s finest restaurants – young Turks are the new chefs on the block and the fruits of their labour are pretty amazing. Two come to mind … Continue reading

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