Tag: Lunch

SLICKITY JIM’S CHAT ‘N CHEW

3475 Main Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-873-6760 Web: http://www.slickityjims.com/ Twitter: @SlickityJims Advice: write your name on the sign at the door for your chance to wait in line until it is your turn to be seated. It is an iconic breakfast…

BIG LOU’S BUTCHER SHOP

UPDATED 6/10/15 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 269 Powell Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-566-9229 Web: www.biglousbutchershop.com Twitter: @biglousbutcher Advice: It’s a butcher shop and a sandwich shop in one. This is an old fashioned butcher shop that is everything but old fashioned, leading…

HUBBUB SANDWICHES

859 Hornby Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-568-3398 Web: http://www.hubbubsandwiches.com/ Twitter: @_hubbub Advice: Pick your protein then have it as a sandwich or a salad – you choose when ordering. I was curious as to what the all the hubbub was about,…

CHOPPED LEAF

488 Robson Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-609-2467 Web: www.choppedleaf.ca Twitter: @choppedleaf Advice: Better value if you have the Chopped Water to stay. Starter size salad is good for one person, the full salad is good for 2 to share or for…

DELIZIA FUSION CUISINE

#2150 – 8391 Alexandra Road, Richmond, BC Tel: 778-297-7381 Web: http://www.deliziafusion.com/ Twitter: @DeliziaFusion Advice: Bring a friend or two and share some dishes. The take out menu is different than the dining in menu, if you are interested in a…

LOBBY RESTAURANT

138 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver Tel: 604-986-7437 Web: http://pinnaclepierhotel.com/the_lobby.html Twitter: @PinnaclePier Advice: Located inside the Pinnacle Pier Hotel. Overlooking Burrard inlet and the downtown Vancouver skyline, my friend Meena joined me for dinner and we were delighted with the…

HOG SHACK COOK HOUSE

160-3900 Bayview Street, Richmond Tel: 604-272-7264 Web: www.hogshack.ca Twitter: @hogshackca Advice: Share one of their BarbQ platters if you dine with friends so that you can try all of their BarbQ. They specialize in Kansas City style of BarbQ. I…

THE APRON

3099 Corvette Way, Richmond Tel: 604-303-6565 Web: http://www.westinvancouverairport.com/dining Twitter: n/a Advice: Complimentary valet parking available, offers a 5, 7, and 9 tasting menu. Located inside The Westin Wall Centre Vancouver Airport Hotel. The room was modern and colourful which was…

G-MEN RAMEN NOODLE HOUSE

3778 Sexmith Road, Richmond Tel: 778-296-3779 Web: http://www.gmenramen.com/ Advice: Don’t go with a large group, best to dine solo or with one other to ensure you get seated in a reasonable amount of time. Closed Wednesdays. One of the more…

ORIGINAL TANDOORI KITCHEN

7215 Main Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-327-8900 Web: http://www.originaltandoori.com/pdf/MenuVcr.pdf Twitter: n/a Advice: Reservations suggested. With many Indian restaurants on this stretch of Main Street, finding the best one can daunting. The other night my friend Debby and I dined at this…

PECKINPAH

2 Water Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-681-5411 Web: http://www.peckinpahbbq.com Twitter: @peckinpahbbq Advice: Open daily, no reservations, Take out window. I have always loved barbq, with many visits to Arizona and Texas over the years and enjoying different barbq styles. Peckinpah specializes…

POOR ITALIAN

3296 East 1st Avenue, Vancouver Tel: 604-251-1122 Web: http://www.pooritalian.com/ Twitter: n/a Advice: Reservations suggested, free parking. My friend Ajay joined me for a delightful dinner recently at this Eastside Italian, within minutes I noticed friends Rick and Kathleen being seated…

GUSTO DI QUATTRO

1 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver Tel: 604-924-4444 Web: http://www.quattrorestaurants.com/gindex.html Twitter: @GustoDiQuattro Advice: Reservations suggested. Romantic hideaway by night, a place to escape by day, this fine dining contemporary Italian gem is located minutes away from the northshore seabus terminal. I…

ARTURO’S MEXICO TO GO TRUCK

Between Canada Place and the SeaBus terminal on West Cordova Street, Vancouver Tel: n/a Web: www.arturos2go.com Twitter: n/a Advice: Monday to Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Located between Waterfront Station and Canada Place, this large silver mobile truck which…

THE DIRTY APRON DELI

540 Beatty Street, Vancouver Tel: 604 879 8588 Web: http://www.dirtyapron.com/del Twitter: @Dirty_Apron Advice: Open daily 10am – 8pm. Beginning as a cooking school, and then a market and now a deli, The Dirty Apron has come full circle. I visited…

FAUBOURG PARIS

2156 West 41st Avenue, Vancouver Tel: 604-266 2156 Web:  http://www.faubourg.com/ Twitter: @FaubourgBakery Advice: The restaurant is located behind the café. This Parisian caffe is the perfect addition to the Kerrisdale neighbourhood, I have been by a few times already and have…

BOB LIKES THAI FOOD

3755 Main Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-568-8538 Web: http://www.boblikesthaifood.com Twitter: @boblikethaifood Advice: no liquor license (one day soon). Cash only. I had been very curious, as the name of the restaurant was so different, I was curious to meet Bob as…

RE-UP BBQ 2

Corner of Granville & Broadway Tel: n/a Web: http://reupbbq.com/ReUp/Re-Up_BBQ.html Twitter: @reupbbq Advice: Open daily 11:30am – 6pm It is the size of a hot dog cart that does not serve hot dogs, serving up a very simple menu that is…

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