From the monthly archives:

June 2010

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Basil Pasta Bar

June 30, 2010

I’ve been to Basil Pasta Bar, a quick restaurant to get a simple Italian fix, a few times now since they opened within the past few months along Davie Street, near Seymour in downtown Vancouver. The concept is simple, inexpensive, and fast! There is the option to choose from either a set menu of House […]

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Temaki Sushi

June 28, 2010

During one of the many stagettes I’ve been to this year (as those of you know who’ve been following me along to all of my destination weddings that go along with them), one of the places we decided to stop at for lunch was Temaki Sushi. There was a group of about eight of us […]

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Swallow Tail Secret Supper Club

June 25, 2010

At the end of May, a group of twelve of us food bloggers got together for another underground dinner at the Swallow Tail Secret Supper Club, organized awhile back by Jonathan of Food and Tell. We all met up at Robin’s house (the chef) for the dinner on a beautiful, sunny and warm evening, and […]

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The Endive Gala at Oru

June 23, 2010

Did you know that the average Canadian only eats 6 endive leaves per year (yes, leaves)?  In comparison, in Europe, the average person will eat approximately 10 whole endives over the same time period.   There are both a yellow and red variety available, and once they turn green,  it’s advised to not eat them anymore […]

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Le Crocodile

June 9, 2010

I know I’m getting behind on posts when I start writing one only to realize that I can’t remember some of the names of the daily specials that we ate since my notes were on my iPhone – and my iPhone probably got taken by a cabbie over 3 weeks ago! Anyway, quite a few […]

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Cafe Barcelona on Granville

June 7, 2010

So I’ve been looking to expand on my regular lunch places downtown, and I found Cafe Barcelona when looking around online for a bit a few months ago.  It recently opened at the end of last year, and is located in the busy downtown Granville Street Entertainment district.  I initially thought that it would definitely […]

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