From the yearly archives:

2011

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L’Abattoir

October 20, 2011

L’Abattoir opened up in Gastown over a year ago now, and it’s one of those restaurants that I’d been hearing so much about and kept meaning to pay a visit to right away. That didn’t quite work out as planned, and it ended up taking me many, many months to finally make it there for […]

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La Taqueria Cambie

September 14, 2011

La Taqueria opened another Taco Shop this summer in the South Cambie area, just off of Broadway. I remember going to the original La Taqueria location quite awhile back in downtown Vancouver near Gastown, and not enjoying it as much as everyone around me. I seemed to be one of the very few that didn’t […]

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Pied à Terre

August 11, 2011

Living in Cambie Village currently, I have walked by Pied à Terre, a small inconspicuous French Bistro, several times, and have vowed to go there at some point this summer before I move on to yet another neighbourhood. While they serve dinner seven days a week, I was delighted to see that they also have […]

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La Régalade

August 3, 2011

I spent the past weekend on a little ‘staycation’ getaway, with a girlfriend at a house she was staying at in West Vancouver. We had a fantastic time exploring the area, and she played tour guide for me, as I haven’t actually been to that side of the city all that much since I moved […]

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Top Chef Finale Fundraiser at ensemble restaurant

July 4, 2011

Here is the live blog of this special event fundraiser that took place on Monday, July 4th, during the Top Chef Canada finale at ensemble restaurant in Vancouver, with Chef Dale MacKay and his special guest and friend, Dusty Gallagher. 5:25: Just arrived at the restaurant. There are many friends and family of Dale’s milling […]

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Tableau Bar Bistro

June 30, 2011

This past Sunday I went with a couple of girlfriends for a catch-up brunch to Tableau Bar  Bistro in the Loden Hotel. It’s located on Melville Street at the edge of Coal Harbour in downtown Vancouver, and is a French bistro-style restaurant that has been open for not quite two months yet – since May […]

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