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Four Decades of Dim Sum at Pink Pearl Photo Gallery

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Tacofino Oasis Offers Downtown Workers Mexican food with a twist

    Tacofino Oasis Offers Downtown Workers Mexican food with a Twist Despite the fact that I hardly visit Tacofino’s “White Lightning” truck which sits a mere 100 feet from the front door of my office building, I’m a big fan of Tacofino but not so much of the long …

Virtuous Pie
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Virtuous Pie proves that faking it can be a good thing

Virtuous Pie proves that faking it can be a good thing I have a love hate relationship with cheese. I love it but it hates my guts. Literally. So when I heard that a new restaurant offering vegan pizzas and ice cream was opening I pushed Virtuous Pie to the top of my Restaurant Bucket List. Before …

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Carefully curated creative cuisine…. my Review of LaTab

  I’m not a food critic as I can’t name the catrillion species of mushrooms nor have I eaten at all the four star restaurants in Vancouver – yet. But it doesn’t take a culinary degree to realize that the food presented before you at LaTab has been carefully curated to …

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Grapes & Soda Happy Hour Adds $7 Wines

UPDATE – $7 wines added to Grapes & Soda Happy Hour Since the last time I came here for happy hour, Grapes & Soda has updated their happy hour by offering three magnificent $7 organic wine selections: Pares Baltas Cava Brut, NV Spain:  In love with bubbles, this Spanish cava will not …

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Its Ooh La La Tuesdays at La Cigale with $0 corkage fee

Is there anything better than a night out with the girls at a fabulous French bistro having a great meal with a nice bottle of luscious red wine? Well there is, if you go to La Cigale on a Tuesday night when you can bring in a bottle of wine from your very own cellar for $0 corkage fee (only one …

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Sitting happy with Don Corleone, Rossini and the Godfather at Francesco’s happy hour

On one of my daily leisurely one hour strolls before work, I came across a sign advertising FRANCESCO’S happy hour special promotions and I knew that I’d have to try Francesco’s happy hour specials as I’ve been to a few media events here that were nothing short of …

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Come Graze with me at the meat-free, dairy-free and guilt-free weekend brunch at Graze Vegetarian

I have fond memories of Grand Slam breakfasts Denny’s at 2 am after hitting the discotheque back in the day when I got down almost every night. But decades later, the sequins have all fallen off my disco dresses and I haven’t been Grand Slammed as I’ve nursed my lactose …

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Reflections at Rosewood Hotel Georgia Is Not Just Another Sexy Patio

Tis the season to be brown and tanned all over and in that frame of mind, I’ve been patio hopping the past few weeks, enjoying the warm summer nights and ocean breeze blowing through my hair. And one of Vancouver’s most popular patio, Reflections has long been on my list of places to …

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A whole lot lotta happy at Gotham Steakhouse’s happy hour

  I rarely eat steaks at steak houses. That being said, I have been known to frequent happy hours at steak houses such as the Shore Club, Morton’s and the Palms Steakhouse whenever I travel to the States because as a single gal over 40 working in the legal profession, I like the high …

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Grabbing a Piece of the West Coast Good Life at GoodWolfe Kitchen and Bar

Being fabulous, yet frugal I eventually get around to dining at the newest restaurants knowing that if it’s that good, it’ll still be around in a year or two when I find a deal and if’s failed by then, well better a meal missed than a dollar spent unwisely. Although Josh Wolfe …