Category Archive: Eat

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The Mile End Cookbook

Posted on January 15th, 2013

We grew up frequenting Jewish delicatessens in Toronto, Montreal and New York, developing a keen appreciation for a bagel baked to perfection, expertly cured meat and exquisite, smoky lox. As Jewish cuisine in Vancouver isn’t quite the same, we find ourselves seeking out deli food on our travels – Kenny and Zuke’s in Portland, Beauty’s … (More →)

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Beaucoup Bakery & Café

Posted on January 8th, 2013

For anyone searching for a place worth breaking every single one of your New Year’s resolutions, look no further than Beaucoup Bakery & Café, the latest addition to the South Granville dining scene. Tucked away at the foot of Fir Street, this unassuming bakery is well worth the detour off the main Granville drag, though … (More →)

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Vancouver 2012 Food Trends

Posted on December 18th, 2012

2012 was a banner year for food in Vancouver with new restaurants opening seemingly every month that expanded and diversified the city’s culinary scene. No longer satisfied with sushi joints and big box chain restaurants, Vancouverites embraced the opportunity to sample a range of cuisines in well designed, inviting spaces. Restaurants at both high and … (More →)

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Top 5 Food and Drinks in Vancouver

Posted on December 11th, 2012

Having casual drinks, eating great food and having ample conversation with dear friends is always something that I truly value in life. I wouldn’t call myself a ‘foodie’ per say because the name bugs me as much as the definition, and I am definitely not a food expert. However, I do love discovering something good … (More →)

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Ramen in Toronto – Hits and a Miss

Posted on December 4th, 2012

As the summer of the Taco in Toronto came to an end this August, the fall has found the city besieged by a ramen craze. Every month one new restaurant if not two pops up and there seems to be no slowing down as we hit the winter season. Luckily I am a huge fan … (More →)

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Bouchon Bakery

Posted on November 27th, 2012

Baking is more of a science than an art which is why we’ve always enjoyed it. Unlike cooking which relies more on intuition and will require a pinch of this and a dash of that “to taste”, baking tends to result in success when you follow recipes precisely, so we have eagerly anticipated the release … (More →)

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España Restaurant

Posted on November 20th, 2012

Share plates seem to be a big culinary trend in Vancouver at the moment with a myriad of restaurants claiming to be “family style”, relinquishing the kitchen from the responsibility of delivering your dishes in any discernible order or timed to coincide with the rest of your table. And while we’ve encountered this movement in … (More →)

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Heirloom Vegetarian

Posted on November 6th, 2012

Vancouver has been undergoing a vegetarian renaissance of late with a number of new restaurants opening that have the novel ambition of catering to veggie enthusiasts while simultaneously seducing even the staunchest carnivore. The latest venture to enter this rapidly expanding market is Heirloom Vegetarian which opened last month on the South Granville strip, an … (More →)