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Ensemble Tap

December 14, 2011

The holiday season is definitely in full gear! Since I haven’t been leaving my apartment all that much during the daytime while getting caught up in work and prepping for my upcoming stint in Thailand, I sometimes completely forget that it’s the festive time of year until Christmas parties and other social events pop up [...]

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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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Dale MacKay to Open ensemble Restaurant in Vancouver

March 14, 2011

Vancouver’s Top Chef Canada contestant Dale MacKay, Executive Chef of the recently closed Lumiere and DB Bistro, will be opening his own restaurant, ensemble, this May.  A casual and modern French restaurant, ensemble will be located in the former Corner Suite building downtown at Smithe and Haro, just off Robson Street. “ensemble is a new [...]

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Miura Waffle Milk Bar

December 16, 2010

I found out about Miura Waffle Milk Bar one afternoon while I was walking along Davie Street.  I looked to my left, and noticed a sign up advertising waffles and various milk drinks, and looked past the small patio and into the cute restaurant thinking that this was something different that I definitely wanted to [...]

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Nuba Restaurant (Hastings)

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While I’ve been to Nuba Cafe several times for takeout and various lunches, I hadn’t been to the Nuba Restaurant on Hastings until this year.  I’ve been a couple of times now – once for lunch quite a few months back, where the menu was similar to that of Nuba Cafe, and once more recently [...]

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DougieDog

December 13, 2010

One of my girlfriends absolutely loves hot dogs.  So after visiting Japadog with her not too many months ago, I mentioned that Dougiedog was another more recently opened hot dog restaurant we should try together, located in the heart of the Entertainment District on Granville Street.  Dougiedog is known for their all-natural  hot dogs made [...]

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