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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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Oru at Fairmont Pacific Rim

October 2, 2010

About a month ago, my family went to try out Oru at the Fairmont Pacific Rim for the first time. Knowing that it was an Asian fusion restaurant, and the cuisine spanned so many countries, I came in a bit hesitant that any particular type would be all that good. But then again, I’ve always […]

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Le Crocodile

June 9, 2010

I know I’m getting behind on posts when I start writing one only to realize that I can’t remember some of the names of the daily specials that we ate since my notes were on my iPhone – and my iPhone probably got taken by a cabbie over 3 weeks ago! Anyway, quite a few […]

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Il Caminetto di Umberto

April 5, 2010

Last weekend a group of around twelve of my friends decided to head up to Whistler for the weekend, as my brother had a cabin booked that we could use during that time.  About five of us headed up for the Friday night before everyone else was going to show up and ski or board […]

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Araxi Restaurant

March 16, 2010

It was Thursday night and I had heard that Whistler was starting to dump snow. So, we decided to be spontaneous and go early Friday morning to spend a couple of days skiing and getting away from the city. After a great day of skiing through a lot of fresh powder on a perfect and […]

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Blue Water Cafe and Raw Bar in Yaletown

March 1, 2010

I haven’t been to the Blue Water Cafe + Raw Bar for quite awhile now – I’ve only been about four or five times to date, but have really enjoyed it every time I’ve gone.  When I found out that it was open for lunch during the Olympics after walking by it over the last […]

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