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The Adeline Cocktail at East of Main Cafe in Chinatown, Vancouver

I’m enjoying Vancouver’s lionized summer right now, as you can tell from my gluttonous twitter feed.  Whenever I’m in town, I have endless catching up to do – both with friends and with restaurants. Once I arrived, my quest to check off all the new establishments from my list immediately began. 
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Cocktail Writing and Photography: Hawksworth’s Summer Cocktails in Vancouver

When I first published my article, 5 Summer Cocktail Recipes from Hawksworth in Vancouver, BC, on Serious Eats, a rather cranky reader commented right away. “Summer cocktails from Vancouver? Current summer menu? Vancouver is yet to have a summer! …“
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Chef in Residence by Butter on the Endive in Vancouver

Every so often, a dining opportunity arises that actually excites me and it’s rarely in a restaurant setting.  Good food comes easily in Vancouver but genuinely engaging culinary experiences are few and far between. Owen Lightly of Butter on the Endive is the brains and hands behind Chef in Residence: a Collaborative Food Project that took place in May. 
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Cocktail Photography: Gin Cocktail Recipes at Pourhouse in Vancouver BC

It’s hard to believe how long it has been since I’ve written a post.  The Mr. and I’ve have been away on our honeymoon for 3 whole weeks, travelling and feasting through the ultra cosmopolitans, Japan and Hong Kong.
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11 Best Restaurant and Bar Experiences in Vancouver in January 2012

In the Best Restaurant Meals series, I curate my most noteworthy nosh from the past week(s) with mobile photos. After spending 2 months in Austin Texas, I was jonesing for proper Asian food so you will see a theme here.  It was nice to be home, despite the gloomy and frigid weather. Good thing the food hit the spot and warmed me right up.  Here are some of my most memorable meals.
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Cocktail Writing and Photography: The Union Bar and Pandan Fashioned Cocktail Recipe

My ears perk up when I heard that Latitude Restaurant opened a sister restaurant and bar in Chinatown.  I became even more intrigued when I found out that their food and cocktail menus are inspired by Southeast Asia.  Will this newcomer rise up to join the growing list of the best cocktail bars in Vancouver?
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Best Restaurant Dishes of 2011 in Vancouver BC, Austin TX and beyond

It’s been a remarkable year.  Looking back at my Flickr feed, it’s apparent that I ate very well. Exceptionally well. Ridiculously, unreasonably well.
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Nose to Tail, Farm to Table, or just Straight Up Comfort Food at Refuel Restaurant in Vancouver

The weather outside might not be absolutely frightful but it’s undeniably cold.  So you want to duck into a cozy neighborhood joint with a relaxed atmosphere. Ideally, the bartenders will shake or stir up a soul soothing cocktail for you as soon as you step foot into the warmth.
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Girls’ Night Out at Hawksworth Restaurant in Vancouver’s Rosewood Hotel Georgia

A close girlfriend and I decided to treat ourselves to a nice dinner on our infrequent girls’ night out. And by nice, I mean we splurged on the tasting menu with wine pairings at Hawksworth Restaurant.
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