Archive for the category "food"

Those Are Bad Roaches, I Blame the Schools


Thursday, June 21st, 2007 — 11:50pm PDT
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Does it ever worry you when you head into the restaurant at a local restaurant and there’s a sign that reminds workers to be sure to wash their hands for a minimum amount of time or outlines the steps to proper hand washing? I do appreciate the friendly reminder for the staff but still… I […]

Downtown Vancouver Patio Guide


Monday, June 4th, 2007 — 10:04pm PDT
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Photo credit: audihertz on Flickr This weekend we were dying for some patio times and really couldn’t think of anywhere to go. We didn’t want the usual place so I Googled to see what I could come up with. I found had success at VancouverPlus and the Georgia Straight’s Patio Guide [Straight.com]. We ended up […]

Boston Flashback – Kings and Bukowski's


Tuesday, May 15th, 2007 — 10:46pm PDT
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We went for a walk this evening and ended up in English Bay. With our bellies running on empty and not wanting to wait in line for a spot on the Milestone’s patio to enjoy some unimpressive spinach dip, we hopped into the Denman Street Free House. Aside from them not having the wine that […]

Gassy Jack's Neck of the Woods


Wednesday, May 9th, 2007 — 8:01pm PDT
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Before moving downtown a few years ago I had only ever been to Gastown [wiki] a couple of times. Aside from being a usual destination for out-of-towners the majority of my experience included hitting dank ol’ pubs for nights of sticky shoes and Irish music. Times have changed and there’s more life in that corner […]

When McDonald’s Had Pizza


Thursday, April 19th, 2007 — 5:51pm PDT
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Remember when McDonald’s used to have Pizza? It took about 12 minutes, was pretty cardboard-like in texture, and the novelty wore off pretty soon. Regardless, it was a pretty fun notion when it first came about. A line of personal sized pizzas were sold in the early 90s. In Ontario, Nova Scotia, and British Columbia […]

Rising Fame Through Baked Goods


Tuesday, April 10th, 2007 — 5:42pm PDT
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The camera man just called the producer and said, “I’m sitting here with a bunch of donuts and a nice lady,” the person on the other end of the phone replied “what a nice combination.” The CBC contacted me a few days ago about a post I had written, it just so happens that it’s […]

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