Tag: Lunch

HARVEST COMMUNITY FOODS

243 Union Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-682-8851 Web: http://www.harvestunion.ca Twitter: @harvestunion Advice: 11am-8pm Tue-Fri, 10am-6pm Weekends. It’s a market and eatery that aspires to serving the community with all that is local on the edge of Chinatown and Strathcona. Beginning as ‘this…

PETE’S MEAT BUTCHER SHOP & DELI

2817 Arbutus St, Vancouver Tel: 604-730-1661 Web: http://petesmeat.ca/ Twitter: @Petesmeats Advice: No reservations, small seating area. The butcher shop specializes in meat and not just any meat, there is beef, chicken and pork as well as other meats and you…

TRAFIQ CAFÉ & BAKERY

4216 Main Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-648-2244 Web: http://www.trafiq.ca/ Twitter: @TrafiqCafe Advice: Custom cakes available (call ahead) This café is a magnet for drawing in neighborhood regulars and others that commute across town for a taste of Paris. I adore the communal…

TRUFFLES CAFE

5151 Oak Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-505- 4961 Web: www.trufflesfinefoods.com/café Twitter: @trufflesfoods Advice: Located inside the Visitor Centre at VanDusen Botanical Garden. With its floor to ceiling windows over-looking Livingstone Lake and the Woodland Garden, this casual café is located inside…

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…

MAHONY & SONS

1055 Canada Place, Vancouver Tel: 604-647-7513 Web: www.mahonyandsons.com Twitter: @MahonyAndSons Advice: Many different areas of seating for larger and small groups alike. Reservations needed for large parties. Sitting at the foot of the harbour overlooking Canada Place, this Irish public…

ROMANA PIZZA

4660 Hastings Street, Burnaby Tel: 604-298-7252 Web: http://www.romanarestaurant.com Twitter: @romanapizza Advice: Take a long a friend or two and share a variety of dishes. For over 38 years the family has been cooking fine Greek cuisine at this locale, known…

ANATOLI SOUVLAKI

5 Lonsdale, North Vancouver Tel: 604-985-9853 Web: http://www.anatolisouvlaki.com Twitter: @AnatoliSouvlaki Advice: Take a long a friend or two and share a variety of dishes. I decided to create a couple of Greek Nights for my own personal indulgence recently and…

Dine Out Vancouver 2012 -picks & tips

Here is a primer on how to choose the best restaurants in Vancouver for Dine Out that runs January 20 – February 5th. This year there are 231 restaurants participating which is the largest ever for Dine Out Vancouver, that…

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…

ANATOLIA’S GATE

7084 Kingsway, Burnaby Tel: 604-525-2519 ‎ Web: www.anatolias.ca Twitter: n/a Advice: Go with a friend or order a couple of dishes so that you are served the larger Lavash bread. On a hunt for authentic Turkish cuisine, I headed out…

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…

ALVIN GARDEN

4850 Imperial Street, Burnaby, BC Tel: (604) 437-0828 Web: n/a Twitter: n/a Advice: Make sure you tell your server what spice level you want. Dishes are made for sharing. Happy to have discovered this popular spot specializing in Hunan style…

GERARD LOUNGE

UPDATED 4/1/16 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED  845 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC Tel: 604-682-5511 Web: http://www.vancouver.suttonplace.com/restaurant/Lounge_Menu.htm Twitter: n/a Advice: Drop by for lunch, dinner or a late night drink. Known as an old classic, Gerard is one of the most notable lounges…

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…

FOOTO DELIGHTS

820 Homer Street, Vancouver Tel: (604) 568-6500 Web: www.footocroissant.com Twitter: @FootoDelights Advice: Watch for their daily Croissant specials. Specializing in Croissants, Footo “Fresh out of the Oven” makes just that plain and filled croissants all day long! Owner Brenda Yip learned…

PAJO’S AT THE WHARF

12351 3 Ave, Richmond, BC Tel: 604-272-1588 Web: http://www.pajos.com/ Twitter: @Pajos_fishchips Advice: Seating outside on the patio and upper deck. This is a popular hangout for residents and tourists alike when visiting the historic fishing village of Steveston. The mainstay here…

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