Category Archive: Eat

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Sushi Mart

Posted on November 15th, 2011

Sushi is one of my favourite foods. I would happily eat it daily, and when I lived in London for a year, it was one of the things I missed most about Vancouver where it is as common as Starbucks. I have been lucky enough to try some highly applauded sushi places in their heyday … (More →)

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Ramen Santouka

Posted on November 15th, 2011

I’m embarrassed to admit that until last year, when Ramen Santouka hit Robson Street, I didn’t know what ramen could be. Growing up, my brother and sister and I would regularly have Sapporo Ichiban instant noodles as a late night snack and I foolishly assumed that captured the extent of ramen possibilities. When I saw … (More →)

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Pâtisserie Bordeaux

Posted on November 15th, 2011

Make no mistake about it: a croissant is not really bread. It’s a leavened variety of puff pastry and to get the thing to puff, you need butter, and lots of it. A croissant should be flakey and light, not doughy and dense like so many supermarket varieties. In search of a good croissant, I … (More →)

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La Taqueria

Posted on November 15th, 2011

The best tacos I ever had were from an unembellished little truck in downtown Puerto Vallarta. I took a wrong turn somewhere and noticed several construction workers gathered around the vehicle chowing down. We had clearly veered off the tourist track because the women serving the tacos didn’t speak a lick of English – there … (More →)

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Imperial Chinese Seafood Restaurant

Posted on November 15th, 2011

I’m a huge brunch fan but haven’t found the right place to get bacon and eggs in Vancouver. Sounds simple, but for some reason when I try and eat breakfast out, I get greasy, limp bacon and rubbery, overcooked eggs. So, on the weekends when I stumble out of bed, I often head for dim … (More →)