Archive for the category "food"

Cheap Eats and Fun in Vancouver


Saturday, July 28th, 2007 — 11:30am PST
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Post contributed by J.J. from the Canucks Hockey Blog. I’m sure you remember Rebecca’s posts on cheap fun and cheap things to do in and around Vancouver. Well at a birthday party last night, I saw a couple of friends, Jeddy and Windy, whom I haven’t seen in a long time. They’ve both just graduated […]

So.Cial Custom Butcher Shop and Deli


Thursday, July 19th, 2007 — 3:25pm PST
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A short while ago Keira told me about the butcher shop/deli at So.Cial, the place I’ve been passing on my way to work for months and always thought it was *just* an oyster bar. But on recommendation from Rod, Keira then checked it out, loved it and passed along the knowledge to yours truly. Today […]

Those Are Bad Roaches, I Blame the Schools


Thursday, June 21st, 2007 — 11:50pm PST
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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 PST
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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 PST
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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 PST
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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 […]