Category Archives: Chain

I don’t mean to scare you, but: Domino’s!

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Twas the night before Halloween and all through the town, Nothing seemed unusual, as if nothing was going to go down But something sinister was afoot, When dinnertime came to me beckoning, My immediate reaction was not too cook Even … Continue reading

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Something a food slob like me enjoys: Italian Kitchen

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The size. The dimensions. The proportions. The perception. I’m not good at estimating distances or heft or volume or bigness or smallness or square footage or anything like that. Driving by Park Royal everyday and watching the workers build, decorate, … Continue reading

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Chain: Joey Burrard

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Is this place called Joey Burrard or Joey on Burrard or just Joey? My daughter asked me before we arrived at the restaurant if the restaurant had pictures of kangaroos on their walls and I told her that I didn’t … Continue reading

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Stinky Hot Pot: Boiling Point

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Depending on whether or not you’re a fan of stinky tofu, the prospects eating a hot pot whose broth features its ‘stinky’ juices will either excite or horrify you. I like stinky tofu quite a lot, but I’m not sure … Continue reading

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No Redeeming Quality: Steak Redemption at Earl’s

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I’m quite gullible when it comes to ads, commercials, and promotions. I never seem to be able to resist being seduced by the obviously-dressed-up-but-nonetheless-mouthwatering food pics in online and print media ads. Once I see the ads, I get an … Continue reading

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Neapolitan Pizza: Famoso

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I’m not unfamiliar with Neapolitan pizza chains. I used to live next to one for more than five years. To me, Neapolitan pizza became sort of like Domino’s or Papa John’s. If I was too tired, too lazy to cook … Continue reading

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Where A Kid Can Be A Kid: Rogue Kitchen and WetBar

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A few days ago my wife, son, and I visited Rogue Kitchen and WetBar for the first time. Even though it was our first visit, the food we received there gave me a very familiar feeling. At first I couldn’t … Continue reading

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