Category Archives: Food and Drink

Thoughts and observations on the places we go to eat, and the foods we eat, crave and see during our daily adventures.

Taco Tuesday on a Wednesday

Our Taco Tuesday came a day late this week! We had tacos at Taqueria Playa Tropical Mexican Restaurant in New Westminster yesterday on our way home from a late day at school. The tacos are $2 each if you go … Continue reading

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Nearly Wordless Wednesday

A very good burger from Romer’s Burgers location in the River District – that area on the riverside of Marine Drive west of Boundary Road. I

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Duffin’s Donuts; Good Times

Do you know of a restaurant or two or three that you have always wanted to try but have just never managed to make it happen? I’ve got a couple, but after this weekend, one less. This weekend I crossed … Continue reading

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Brisket from Dixie’s Barbecue

Last weekend I happened to be near Dixie’s Barbecue on East Hastings just east of Main Street. Seeing as I had already eaten dinner, I decided to go to the “build your own BBQ platter” menu at Dixie’s so that … Continue reading

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Starbucks Carved Ham and Swiss Sandwich

I have to admit, I have not been happy with the last few breakfast sandwiches I’ve bought from Starbucks. The bacon sandwiches have seriously under cooked and stringy bacon and the roasted ham sandwiches have had an odd chemical-like smell … Continue reading

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Nearly Wordless Wednesday

The Austin Fish House; massive fish and excellent fries cut fresh from potatoes on site. More later.

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National Sandwich Day

Basically every day there is a “day” for some food item or another. Today was National Sandwich Day. Here’s my nod to the Sandwich; a smoked turkey with Swiss cheese on multi grain bread from my friends at the Blue … Continue reading

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National Bison Day

The first Saturday in November is National Bison Day. The day is meant to commemorate the economic, cultural, and historical significance of the Bison to North America.  I’m not sure if eating Bison is an appropriate way to commemorate the … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Bread; Cabin Cooking

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Another Vitamix Win

Another Vitamix soup win. I got home from work, steamed up a half bag of frozen veggies and then poured them and the half cup or so of boiling water into the Vitamix container. I added a half cube of … Continue reading

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