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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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Bubble Tea in West Van: Bubble Tree Cafe (cafe bubble tree)

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There are a few places that serve bubble tea in West Vancouver – a juice stall in the Park Royal Mall, Chef Hung, and a fish n’ chips shop called Pisces – but I can’t say that I know of … Continue reading

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Finally, Real Chinese Food in West Van: Shanghai Village

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There is a lack of quality Chinese food in West Van, so I was quite excited when I found out about Shanghai Village as I drove by its front doors on my way home one day. I was even more … Continue reading

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Entertainment.com Coupon Savings Book: How Much Can I Save?

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I got myself an entertainment.com Coupon Savings Book the other day at Costco. The book’s got a lot of coupons for a lot of restaurants that I have never been to or even heard of. I thought I would use … 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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What ‘Chinese food’ is to the average citizen of a landlocked, non-diverse North American city, ‘Indian food’ is to me

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Handi –  I’m as much an expert on Indian food as the average citizen of Fargo, North Dakota is on Chinese cuisine. Although I’ve eaten Indian food several times yearly for the last decade and a half, I’ve never gone … Continue reading

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Sticking With The Original

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Pinkberry – When I first moved here, I wondered where all the frozen yogurt places were. Southern California being the last place in North America that I’ve spent significant time in, I was used to the Starbucks-like presence of frozen … Continue reading

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