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The Chopped Leaf – Robson Street

www.choppedleaf.ca 488 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC   Wow, it’s been a while since I’ve blogged. Whoops! I have to admit that I’ve been really horrible with posting full restaurant reviews and I blame the ease of Instagram posting and fully take responsible for my laziness…but I’m back! And hopefully I will figure out a posting routine for […]

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Lips Resto Restaurant

1143 Davie St, Vancouver, BC www.lipsresto.com   Check out my very first Bites of Vancouver Dining YouTube Video! Click Here   Named after Executive Chef Curtis “Lips” Demyon, Lips Resto takes classic cuisines and adds their own modern bistro touch. Newly opened, Lips celebrated their grand opening with a bang- a red carpet, free drinks, a DJ […]

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Chatime (with ChineseBites)

www.chatimeca.com Locations: 1274 Robson Street, Downtown, Vancouver, BC 1545 W. Broadway, Vancouver, BC 450-9100 Blundell Road, Richmond, BC BitesOfVancouver disclaimer: I was invited to try Chatime’s Robson Location by ChineseBites.com. The service may not represent their usual service as Chatime was aware of the invitation.  With over 1200 locations worldwide, this Taiwan-founded bubble tea company brews their […]

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Coast to Coast Dinner Series: Celebrating Nova Scotia Month with Chef Michael Howell at Edible Canada At The Market

212-1551 Johnston Street,  Vancouver, BC www.ediblecanada.com June is Nova Scotia month in the Coast to Coast Dining series! To celebrate, Chef Michael Howell offered a collaborative menu with selected wine pairings from Benjamin Bridge, a Nova Scotian winery. This dinner celebration showcased the culinary best of the Atlantic from seafood to wild foraged food.   A […]

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Vancouver Foodster & Dine Out Vancouver Festival: Gastown Brunch Crawl

Vancouver Foodster & Dine Out Vancouver Festival teamed up for a series of weekend Brunch Crawls in the different neighbourhoods around Vancouver. These Brunch Crawls take you on a journey visiting 7+ trendy restaurants with a wide variety of different brunch food ranging from classics to modern twists. The Gastown Brunch Crawl, the first of […]

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Ask for Luigi

305 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC Food Rating: 8.5/10 Brunch at Ask For Luigi! Popular, good reviews from many people I’ve spoken to, and always busy. I attempted to go a couple of times earlier in 2014 but didn’t want to have to wait a long time to be seated. I really wanted to try their […]

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The Acorn

3995 Main Street, Vancouver, BC Food Rating: 9/10 My long awaited visit to The Acorn was well worth the wait! My first attempt was actually a couple of years ago. My friend and I were walking down Main Street after a long, sweaty gym work-out and were on the hunt for some good, healthy grub. […]

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Tryphe Specialty Foods Challenge #3: Salmon Filet

Salmon Filet from Tryphe Specialty Foods 4495 Dunbar Street, Vancouver For my third Tryphe item, I received a salmon filet! My usual go-to recipe for cooking salmon is actually a recipe that was told to me by a patient at work (I work in a dental office). He promised it was a guaranteed fool-proof recipe that everyone […]

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Yolk’s

1298 East Hastings Street, Vancouver BC Food Rating: 8/10 Having been to the food cart, I knew that I would love Yolk’s Restaurant. I’d had their breakfast sandwich and loved it! Here, with only a 15 minute wait (I had expected longer) I was seated and served quickly and efficiently despite being a full house. My […]

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Tryphe Specialty Foods Challenge: Duck Breast

Duck breast from Tryphe Specialty Foods 4495 Dunbar Street, Vancouver My friend and fellow foodie Instagrammer, head of marketing for Tryphe Specialty Foods, Leila Kwok (@leilalikes on Instagram) asked me one day if I would be interested in making a few dishes with ingredients from Tryphe. Having never done something like this before, I was excited […]

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