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Bacchus at The Wedgewood

I went to Bacchus for brunch. Bacchus is the restaurant at the lovely Wedgewood hotel downtown at Hornby and Robson …um. what can I say? The service is excellent. However, that excellence is not reflected in the food. I ordered … Continue reading

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Takis’ Taverna

Takis’ Taverna 1106 Davie Street (near Thurlow), Vancouver BC 604.682.1336 Website We all know Greek food. Or at least we think we do. But how many of us know anything beyond the flavourless chicken souvlakia or spanakopita from the mall … Continue reading

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Cobre

Cobre Restaurant No, I don’t have any pictures (yet). Yes, I’m a bad person. 52 Powell St, Vancouver 604.669.2396 Website Cobre considers itself to be Neuvo Latino; but what does that mean? Basically, everything good from Mexico to Argentina. It’s … Continue reading

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Indigo Bistro (Sheraton Wall Center)

Indigo Bistro at the Sheraton Wall Center 1088 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC Ph 604.331.1000 What can I say? IT WAS THE WORST SERVICE OF ALL TIME, EVER! I generally dislike hotel restaurants. There are a few exceptions – but overall, I think … Continue reading

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Calli Restaurante Mexicano

Calli Mexican Restaurant 1102 Davie St (at Thurlow), Vancouver BC 604.633.9950 Hours: 11am-9pm daily (closes at 8pm on Sundays) Website Please note: Calli is now closed. Sadness. TACO TACO. Now, I love Mexican food. If it was up to me … Continue reading

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House of Empanadas

House of Empanadas 1220 Bute Street, Vancouver BC 604.669.8977 Website Hooray! House of Emapandas is now open at Davie and Bute! Eaters rejoice! The empanada is dough folded around filling and then baked or fried. The Latin American/Southern European dish … Continue reading

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Ciao Bella

Plain and simple pasta. 703 Denman, Vancouver, BC. 604.688.5771 Website This Italian restaurant on the southwest corner of Denman and Alberni is probably best known for its 50% off pasta nights (Monday and Tuesday)…. and maybe that’s all  it’s good … Continue reading

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Ebisu

Ebisu on Robson 827 Bute (upstairs), Vancouver BC 604.689.8266 Website Ebisu is a delicious disaster. I like Ebisu – the food and presentation are both fantastic and the service is fast and efficient. So what’s the problem? How come I’m … Continue reading

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Joe Fortes

Seafood and Chop House 777 Thurlow (at Robson) – Vancouver BC 604 669 1940 Website If I had to sum up Joe Fortes in just one word it would be: Loud. My first impression of Joe’s was two stories of … Continue reading

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Nook

A dark, cozy restaurant filled with delicious Italian for those of us who cannot afford to go to the Tapastree every night. 604.568.4554 781 Denman Street Vancouver Website I used to pass by Nook thinking it was just another pizza … Continue reading

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