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CADEAUX BAKERY

172 Powell St. Vancouver Tel: 604-608-8889 Web: http://cadeauxbakery.com Twitter: @cadeauxbakery Advice: Custom cakes to order in advance. Mixing the best of both worlds Cadeaux features Chef Eleanor Chow’s dessert creations with espresso based beverages in her own bakeshop café. Joining me…

SALMON & BANNOCK

1128 West Broadway, Vancouver Tel: (604) 568-8971 Web: http://www.salmonandbannock.net/ Twitter: @SnBVancouver Advice: Be adventurous and try some of their native dishes. I recently embarked on an aboriginal culinary adventure at a truly one of a kind restaurant that excels in…

MATCHSTICK

639 East 15th Avenue, Vancouver Tel: 604-558-0639 Web:  http://www.matchstickcoffee.com/ Twitter: @MatchstickYVR Advice: Sit at the communal table and meet others. As many of my friends know, one of my favourite past times is visiting cafes both near and far. My…

REVOLVER COFFEE

325 Cambie Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-558-4444 Web: http://revolvercoffee.ca/ Twitter: @revolver_coffee Advice: Choose from a couple espressos on offer, seating is limited as its often full so ask to join others and meet some fine folk. I have always loved cafes,…

CHEWIE’S STEAM AND OYSTER BAR

2201 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver Tel: 604-558-4448 Web: http://www.chewies.ca Twitter: @ChewiesOysters Advice: Shuck & Suck Oyster Happy Hour 5pm-7pm daily. I loved the open kitchen where guests can sit and watch the chefs at play, the room is long and on…

EDIBLE CANADA AT THE MARKET

1551 Johnston Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-682-6681 Web: http://www.ediblecanada.com/bistro.php Twitter: @ediblecanada Advice: Located across from the Public Market on Granville Island. I love art and more so love art on a plate, visiting for lunch recently I indulged in both. Having…

THE PEARTREE

4120 East Hastings Street Burnaby, BC Tel: 604-299-2772 Web: http://www.peartreerestaurant.net/ Twitter: @PeartreeBurnaby Advice: Closed Sunday and Monday. Advance reservations are a must. I finally had dinner recently at this oh so humble fine dining restaurant in North Burnaby where many…

BLACK + BLUE

1032 Alberni Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-637-0777 Web: http://www.glowbalgroup.com/blackblue/ Twitter: @glowbal_group #Black+Blue Advice: For many of the steaks you can order by the ounce, they have two private rooms upstairs for larger parties. I love the stunning gold lights that shine…

DIVA AT THE MET

645 Howe Street, Vancouver, BC Tel: 604-602-7788 http://www.metropolitan.com/diva/about_diva.htm Twitter: n/a Advice: Offers tasting menus. Located inside the Metropolitan Hotel. Over the years I had dined on weekend breakfasts at Diva, a couple weeks ago I followed one of my favourite…

SUIKA

1626 W Broadway, Vancouver Tel: (604) 730-1678 Web: http://suika-snackbar.com/ Twitter: @SUIKA_IZAKAYA Advice: Make a reservation as its often busy, bring a friend as sharing is a good idea to taste more dishes. Sometimes the wait is worth it and after…

BACCHUS BISTRO

1064 – 216th Street, Langley, BC Tel: 604-530-9694 Web: http://www.domainedechaberton.com/Bacchus%20Bistro.html Twitter: n/a Advice: Both lunch and dinner are served here, reservations are suggested, on a sunny day request a table on the patio. After touring the Domaine de Chaberton Estate…

THIERRY

1059 Alberni Street, Vancouver Tel: (604) 608-6870 Web: http://www.thierrychocolates.com/ Twitter: n/a Advice: Snag a spot on the outside patio. You can purchase the Macarons individually, in a pack of 7 or 12. I have always had a sweet spot and…

THE FLYING PIG

  1168 Hamilton Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-568-1344 Web: www.FlyingPigVan.com Twitter: @FlyingPigVan Advice: You can book out the communal table in advance and be served a family style menu. I loved the exposed brick wall, wooden décor, long wooden communal table…

PHNOM PENH

244 E Georgia Street, Vancouver Tel: (604) 682-5777 Web: n/a Twitter: n/a Advice: The line-up is worth the long wait, take along a book to read while you wait. I am probably the last person in the city to dine…

PIZZERIA FARINA

915 Main Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-681-9334 Web: www.pizzeriafarina.com Twitter: @pizzeriafarina Advice: Don’t share, you may be tempted to share a pizza with friends but my advice is that it is a perfect size for you. Do share the space at…

HAWKSWORTH RESTAURANT

801 West Georgia Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-673-7000 Web: http://www.hawksworthrestaurant.com/ Twitter: @hawksworthrest Advice: the restaurant is located inside the Rosewood Hotel Georgia and advance reservations are recommended. The star attraction at Hawksworth is the cooking from notable Chef David Hawksworth whom…

CARVER`S STEAKHOUSE

7211 Westminster Hwy, Richmond Tel: 604-207- 7107 Web: www.carversdining.com Twitter: @CarversSteak Advice:  3 course special for $38 or add a wine pairing for $14 extra. Hand grated Bolivian Salt table-side is a nice touch. Off the beaten track, adjoined to a hotel…

TABLEAU

1181 Melville Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-639-8692 Web: http://tableaubarbistro.com/ Twitter: @tableaubistro Advice: Try to get a banquette seat in front of the bar for best people watching or sit outside on the patio. Located inside the Loden Hotel. Starting out the…

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