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#visaeveryday 2: Grounds for Appeal Indian curry

In Eating / Food, Shopping, Sponsored, Vancouver On January 13, 2012 0 Comments

(This is a sponsored post.) Day 2 of using my VISA for daily buys to see how my cash-back rewards add up. According to today’s purchases, I’m all… Read More »

VANCOUVER: Sushi Kimura omakase

In Eating / Food, Restaurants, Vancouver On December 29, 2011 2 Comments

Sushi Kimura had food blogs and critics buzzing this spring. Chef Itsuroku Kimura moved from L.A. — where he owned and ran four restaurants — to retire in… Read More »

VANCOUVER: Big Al’s American Thanksgiving

In Eating / Food, Kid-Friendly, Vancouver On November 28, 2011 1 Comment

“Big Al” Robinson came to Vancouver from Louisiana 40 years ago to play as a rookie for the BC Lions. But an injury prevented him from ever playing…. Read More »

VANCOUVER: Joe’s Cafe

In Eating / Food, Restaurants, Vancouver On November 25, 2011 1 Comment

Joe’s Cafe is an institution on the Commercial Drive strip. There’s actually a Joe. He and his brother opened the place in 1974. Joe’s is packed during the… Read More »

VANCOUVER: Hokkaido Ramen Santouka

In Eating / Food, Restaurants, Vancouver On November 15, 2011 3 Comments

When it’s grey and wet in Vancouver, ramen always fits the bill. But I don’t mean the instant stuff North Americans tend to know as ramen, but the… Read More »

VANCOUVER: Chu Kiang Chinese

In Eating / Food, Restaurants, Vancouver On November 8, 2011 0 Comments

Recent weekends have been hectic. J has been working out of town. We just bought a house which is going through major renovations. H is now a very… Read More »

VANCOUVER: Church’s Fried Chicken

In Eating / Food, Restaurants, Vancouver On October 23, 2011 5 Comments

The only fried chicken we ate when I was a kid came from Church’s Chicken. I have no idea why. It might be because you can get corn… Read More »

VANCOUVER: Refuel

In Eating / Food, Restaurants, Vancouver On September 14, 2011 4 Comments

UPDATE-March 14, 2012: Refuel’s owners have sold the restaurant to Trevor Bird, who is competing in Top Chef Canada. Refuel’s chef says he will focus on his other… Read More »