Tag Archive: Pizza

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Nook Kitsilano

Posted on August 13th, 2013

As we’ve been enjoying exceptionally beautiful weather this summer in Vancouver, we’ve found ourselves heading to the beach in the evenings to relish the stunning vistas. Yet after a stroll on the seawall, we’ve often lamented the scarcity of enticing options for dinner. Of course there’s no shortage of places serving up beer, burgers and … (More →)

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Otto Enoteca Pizzeria

Posted on July 16th, 2013

In a town where all-you-can-eat buffets are an institution and few scoff at paying $18 for a sushi roll, restaurant options, though plentiful, often prioritize drama and showmanship over crafting reasonably priced, tasty fare. Some of the world’s most renowned chefs have set up outposts in Las Vegas – including Alain Ducasse, Guy Savoy and … (More →)

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Cheeky’s and Birba, Palm Springs

Posted on January 15th, 2013

It’s that time of year again when we’re past the hustle and bustle of the holidays, the hoopla of New Year’s Eve…and the cold rain and/or snow seem interminable. There’s only one thing to do: head to Palm Springs. For a city renowned as chic both for its hallowed past as a playground for the … (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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Enoteca 7 Pizzeria

Posted on March 6th, 2012

We are always willing to travel to eat something special. When we heard a pizzeria in Oakville, Ontario was home to Canada’s first Stefano Ferrara oven built on-site, we had to check it out. Renowned for his wood-fired ovens, which are built brick-by-brick, Ferrara’s ovens provide the extremely high cooking temperature of 485 degrees Celsius … (More →)

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Pizzeria Farina

Posted on November 15th, 2011

Pizza has finally taken Vancouver by storm and I’m thrilled. I like Pizzeria Farina because it’s just that – an old school, self-serve pizza joint. From a modestly sized room, they sell individually sized but generous 15-inch pies that hang over the sides of the plates they are served on. My first attempt to eat … (More →)

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Nicli Antica

Posted on November 15th, 2011

Nicli Antica is Vancouver’s first authentic Neopolitan pizzeria. Each region of Italy has its own culinary specialty and Naples is known far and wide for its pizza. My boyfriend, who spent a month learning how to make pizza in Naples – sweating by a wood-burning oven and pounding dough into submission by hand – assures … (More →)