From the monthly archives:

November 2010

Cornucopia 2010 Saturday Night CRUSH Gala

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This past weekend, I went to check out the Cornucopia CRUSH Gala Grand Tasting in Whistler. It was my first time at this all things wine and food festival, and although I wasn’t there long enough to see any of the other seminars and tastings that took place at restaurants and the conference centre, here [...]

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Lumière

November 12, 2010

This past Saturday evening, I was lucky enough to dine with friends at Lumière, on West Broadway, where Executive Chef Dale MacKay prepared a special meal for our group.  I haven’t been back for awhile now (I’ve been both pre- and post-Boulud), although I’ve had other meals during that time carefully prepared by MacKay at [...]

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Urban Thai (Thai House) Cooking Class

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A few weekends ago, I was invited to try out a cooking class on a Sunday morning at Urban Thai Bistro in Yaletown with a group of 6 other people.  I remember being told to not eat anything that morning, as there would be a lot of food after we’d finished our training. And as [...]

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Victoria’s Food Secrets One Year Anniversary!

November 5, 2010

Well, everyone, it’s that time now – Victoria’s Food Secrets has turned one year old! Over the past year, many things have changed.  This project started out as something to do while I was traveling back and forth for work to Cupertino several times last year (and kept private), and has evolved quite a  bit [...]

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BaOQi eateri

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There’s a new pho place on the outskirts of Yaletown that opened a few weeks ago, called BaOQi eateri.  When I heard about this new and nearby Vietnamese restaurant, I went to check it out just a couple of days after its first day of operation, and decided to grab some quick takeout.  About two [...]

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Most Searched Vancouver Restaurants – October

November 1, 2010

Well, we have reached that time of the month again – the chance to look back at October to see what are the most popularly searched for restaurants in Vancouver (here is the first compiled list from September). So without further ado, here are the top 20 sought out restaurants from the past month: West [...]

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