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Minuscule portions and tiny flavours: Kyung Bok Palace

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My daughter’s friend’s mother recommended that I try this restaurant around two years ago. She said that it was one of the better and and more authentic Korean restaurants on the north shore. I stored the name of the restaurant … Continue reading

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Pavlova: Sweet Carrie’s Dessert Shop

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I’ve never had a pavlova before I moved to Vancouver. Apparently, it is an Australian dessert named after a Russian ballerina. Interesting. My first experience with the pavlova was a chance encounter with the one offered at Sweet Carrie’s. After … Continue reading

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Not Even Close To Being Authentic: Red Chili Szechuan Cuisine

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I have heard that Red Chili is the best Chinese restaurant in the north shore. I have read that Red Chili is supposedly the only restaurant that serves authentic Szechuan cuisine in the north shore. I have been told that … Continue reading

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Bagels and Smoked Meat: Rosemary Rocksalt

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New York bagels: excellent. Montreal bagels: excellent. Boston bagels: good. Toronto bagels: good. L.A. bagels: mediocre. Vancouver bagels: mediocre. Conclusion: bagels suck on the west coast. After visiting the newly opened Rosemary Rocksalt on Lonsdale in North Van this afternoon, … Continue reading

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Not A Sea Lover

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C-Lover’s Fish and Chips – Fish and chips: not something that I eat often. Even though I’ve hardly ever met a deep fried item that I don’t agree with, fish is the one thing that I think is better when … Continue reading

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The Burger Chronicles: Definitely Better Than The Last Installment

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Raglan’s Bistro- The partial shots of the interior of the restaurants from the online reviews gave me the impression that Raglan’s had an interior that was similar in size to an average branch of Earls or Cactus Club – but … Continue reading

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Brainwashed!

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East Side Mario’s – I really thought that I had escaped unscathed from the late night subconscious seed planting campaign that East Side Mario’s unleashed upon the insomniac television audience of Toronto in the mid to late nineties. Their television … Continue reading

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