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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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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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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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Best Japanese Bento Box Lunch in Downtown Vancouver: Kingyo Izakaya

This bento is one of those fantastic finds that I’m reluctant to share in fear that they would sell out before I can get my hands on another one. Kingyo is a bumpin’ izakaya on Denman Street that features fresh fish and an innovative small plate menu in a lively atmosphere.  They know how to keep the sakes and beers flowing freely.  As a bit of perfectionists, they have their salt and rice down to a science – I love that.
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9 Best Restaurant and Bar Experiences in Vancouver and Seattle in September 2011

In the Best Restaurant Meals series, I curate my most noteworthy nosh from the past week(s) with mobile photos. Here’s what I ate when I was away on a mini vacation in Seattle last weekend.
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