From the monthly archives:

October 2010

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Bin 941

October 26, 2010

Early last week I met up with a girlfriend for dinner at Bin 941 on Davie Street.  We had been talking about going to this tapas restaurant for months, literally, and our plans just never seemed to come together until then.  Both of us had been craving a revisit of Bin 941 for ages, based [...]

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Aura Restaurant at Nita Lake Lodge (Whistler)

October 20, 2010

Last weekend, I had the pleasure of attending a media event at the Nita Lake Lodge in Whistler.  Open since Spring 2008, the beautiful resort also has a lounge (Cure), a cafe (The Fix), and a high-end dining restaurant on site that I will get into detail about in this post (Aura). Beyond staying overnight [...]

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Gorilla Food

October 18, 2010

A couple of weeks ago I met up for lunch with two of my girlfriends at Gorilla Food on Richards Street in downtown Vancouver.  Sabrina (Become the Voice) suggested that we try it, as she likes to eat vegan food as much as possible, and I’m always open to trying something new! The inside of [...]

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Beijing Da Dong Roast Duck Restaurant (Beijing) – Video Post!

October 14, 2010

Earlier this year, I was in Beijing as part of another trip I went on to do wedding rounds across the globe.  While there, the groom of one wedding was an amazing host, and took us out to all of the best restaurants to eat.  One of them was the Da Dong Roast Duck Restaurant, [...]

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No. 1 Beef Noodle House

October 13, 2010

On Thursday nights in the winter, I play in a volleyball league out in Burnaby.  The last time I went, most of the team decided to go for a bite to eat afterward, as we were all starving and had happily just won all our games.  Never being there before, someone suggested we go to [...]

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Octopus Garden

October 8, 2010

So I really, really like Octopus Garden in Kitsilano (on Cornwall) for sushi. Why? First of all, Sado-san, the chef and owner. He has a great sense of humour, is excellent and what he does (of course), and always has a big smile on his face. The last time I headed to this intimate, 30-seat [...]

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