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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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Taipei: Shin Yeh Taiwanese Cuisine

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I’ll make it real simple: If you visit only one Taiwanese restaurant in your lifetime, it absolutely has to be Shin Yeh Taiwanese Cuisine. No, it is not regarded as the best restaurant in Taiwan. And no, it does not … Continue reading

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The Pacific Northwest Clambake: The Fish Shack

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The Fish Shack belongs to the genre of nautical-themed seafood-casual restaurants that can be found throughout the coastal cities of North America. These restaurants usually specialize in raw oysters, steamers, chowders, shellfish, deep-fried everything, and grilled-or-blackened-fresh-sheet-items. Since I have lived … Continue reading

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Overrated and Overpriced? Part I: Cioppino’s

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Cioppino’s – My wife and I dine out way more often for lunch than we do for dinner. This means that we don’t get a chance to try some of the more highly-regarded local restaurants that only offer dinner service. … Continue reading

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Portion Control Included For No Extra Charge

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Mangia E Bevi – For some reason, crossing the Lion’s Gate Bridge on a gloomy, hard-raining day feels like breaching the boundary between anytown USA and the land of the zombies. The simple 10 minute journey from my house to … Continue reading

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Barcelona: Maritim Restaurant

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This post will be the most difficult that I will have ever written. I don’t even know if I will be able to finish describing the dishes I had after I insert the photographs of the them into the post. … Continue reading

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Barcelona: El Quim De La Boqueria

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    El Quim De La Boqueria- as its name suggests -is located in Barcelona’s landmark public market, the Boqueria. The market’s history dates back several centuries, and it has become much more of a tourist destination than a market … Continue reading

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