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Entries from February 2009

Autumn Brook Gallery

February 20th, 2009 · No Comments

Autumn Brook Gallery 1545 West 4th Avenue Vancouver 604-737-2363 Brunch: Weekends only from 10:30am – 3pm Lunch : Coming soon, apparently starting sometime in March Cost: Reasonable, not cheap but not expensive What a great find close to Granville Island but just far enough to be out of the crowds. An art gallery which serves […]

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Tags: Brunch · Vancouver · Vegetarian

Bistrot Bistro

February 4th, 2009 · No Comments

Bistrot Bistro 1961 West 4th Avenue Vancouver, BC V6J 1M7 (604) 732-0004 Reservations: yes A Kitsalano favourite – this a casual but comfortable bistro serving simple french food at a reasonable price. Great for a weekday dinner or casual dinner. Things to try – frites, escargots, and beef bourguignon. View Larger Map

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Tags: French · Inexpensive · Uncategorized · Vancouver

West Restaurant

February 3rd, 2009 · No Comments

West Restaurant 2881 Granville Street Vancouver, BC V6H 3J4‎ (604) 738-8938‎ Cost: Moderately expensive but the $55 prix fixe is a pretty good deal Reservations: Yes Would we go back: Yes West specializes in contemporary regional cuisine. The food, service and ambience are above average. The prix fixe is a good deal. View Larger Map

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Tags: Vancouver

SHIMA-YA

February 3rd, 2009 · No Comments

Shima-ya 5589 Victoria Drive Vancouver, BC V5P 3W2‎ (604) 322-4649‎ Price: Inexpensive particularly for the quality Would we go back: Yes Reservations: highly recommended Great but small (seats maximum of 15-20 people) sushi restaurant run by a japanese couple with a loyal following. Clean and simple – the decor is nothing special – you definitely […]

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Tags: Inexpensive · Japanese · Vancouver

The Rich Ocean Seafood Restaurant

February 3rd, 2009 · No Comments

The Rich Ocean Seafood Restaurant 108-777 Broadway West Vancouver, BC V5Z 4J7‎ (604) 876-8388‎ Cost: average Reservations: Yes Our favorite place in downtown Vancouver for dim sum at this moment. They take reservations, the egg tarts are hot and fresh and there is a discount if you order before noon. View Larger Map

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Tags: Asian · Inexpensive · Vancouver

Ganache Patisserie

February 3rd, 2009 · No Comments

Excellent french patisserie in Yaletown. Try the decadent cakes. Haven’t tried the croissants. View Larger Map Ganache Patisserie 1262 Homer Street Vancouver, BC V6B 2Y5 (604) 974-1599 Price: Not cheap Would We Go back: Yes

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Tags: Baked Goods · French · Vancouver