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Chemical Addiction

No, it’s not as interesting as the title implies. This is about dyeing your hair. Or, more specifically, how my hairdresser doesn’t understand how to do her job. I went in to get my roots touched up. I had a … Continue reading

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This is Cheyenne

This is Cheyenne. She is old, she is sweet, she will happily (albeit slowly) hobble over to you on her arthritic legs for a belly rub. During business hours she hangs out front of her owner’s hardware shop. The shop is … Continue reading

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Tacofino

Tacofino Cantina – Vancouver Learn about all the trucks and commissary HERE The amber food truck painted with Virgin de Guadalupe holding a taco, it’s hard to miss. The Tofino food truck that is all the rage has finally brought its … Continue reading

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Bada Bing

Bada Bing food cart 1200 Robson (at Bute), Vancouver, BC Bada Bing, one of Vancouver’s new food carts, features Philly Cheesesteaks. Delicious Philly cheesesteaks – thinly sliced beef  sauteed with mushrooms, onions, peppers and loads of monterey jack cheese ($6.99). The … 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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Kingyo

871 Denman, Vancouver, BC (604) 608-1677 Website Kingyo is a darling Japanese Izakaya (tapas) restaurant on Denman. If I was rich enough I would go there everyday. But I’m not. So I’ve been there twice. The first time we went … Continue reading

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The Brasserie Bistro

1763 Comox – vancouver, BC. Located at the Coast hotel. 604 622 4462 website I lost my mind when Dine Out Vancouver started this year and rushed into making all my important food related decisions. I totally mixed the Brasserie … Continue reading

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Joe’s Grill

The Truckstop of the Westend 948 Denman (at Barclay), Vancouver 604.642.6588 The name says it all – I can’t think of anything more fitting….except calling it the Everyman Grill. I frequently refer to Joe’s as the truckstop of the Westend. … Continue reading

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