From the monthly archives:

September 2010

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Burrowing Owl Restaurant (Sonora Room)

September 28, 2010

Earlier this summer, when I was in the Okanagan for a wedding over one weekend, a large group of the guests met up at Burrowing Owl in Oliver to eat at their restaurant for lunch in the Sonora Room.  We’d come from a few other tastings earlier that morning already (yes, we started before noon […]

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Japadog (Burrard and Smithe)

September 23, 2010

The other day I was feeling like a quick walk-and-eat type of meal (which is pretty random, for me), so I went with a girlfriend to the Japadog Food Cart on Burrard and Smithe. It’s been awhile since I’d last eaten there, and since it wasn’t quite noon yet, I didn’t think we’d have to […]

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Banana Leaf on Broadway

September 22, 2010

Last week, my mom was passing through Vancouver to head on a trip with friends in Las Vegas.  For lunch before driving her to the airport, we went to Banana Leaf on Broadway, a Malaysian Restaurant with two other locations (in Kits and Denman).  She had been there about a month prior, and felt like […]

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Dirty Apron Cooking School – Video Post

September 21, 2010

Not too long ago, I enjoyed a cooking class with a couple of friends at the Dirty Apron Cooking School.  Owned by the same people as Chambar and Cafe Medina, this place has been around now for a little over a year, and seems to be thriving to date. I’ve heard about it from many […]

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Gimme Shelter Event at Roundhouse Community Centre

September 19, 2010

My girlfriend, Sabrina, has put together the following event – a Become the Voice production.  I will be attending this event next weekend (Sunday, September 26) as well.  Please see below for all details and how to purchase tickets. Everyday we make choices that affect our health, environment and the animals we raise for food, SUSTAINABILTY, […]

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Joy Road Catering in the Okanagan

September 17, 2010

Earlier this summer, I made my first trip ever to Osoyoos to attend a good friend’s wedding (I know – I can’t believe it either, seeing as I’ve lived in BC all my life).  I’ve been to plenty of these special events this year, but I’d have to say, one of the best dinners of […]

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