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.

Corn on the Cob – “Packed Fresh”

I was in a dollar-type store yesterday looking for playing cards when I stumbled across corn on the cob. Corn on the cob – vacuum packed. Ready to eat, corn on the cob. Corn on the cob vacuum packed. Corn … Continue reading

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Camp Cooking Essentials

As I mentioned in my last blog post, I survived a camping trip to the Lightning Lakes campground in Manning Park with my wife and kids. Part of my survival is based on what I took along for camp cooking … Continue reading

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Folgers® Coffeehouse Blend and Life’s Intersections

When Folgers® Coffeehouse Blend asked me to think about what role coffee has played in the important “intersections” in my life, I went on a very pleasant trip down memory lane. The fact is, coffee has been a constant and supporting … Continue reading

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Grilling Season Has Begun

I’m a little late to join the grilling season this year but what the hey, I’m doing it now. The fact that I’m eating more of a plant-based diet isn’t going to keep me from grilling this summer. So last … Continue reading

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Food Pics From the Victoria Day Weekend 

Just a selection of food pics from my Victoria Day long weekend. To begin, a little ribeye steak from Romer’s Burgers in Port Moody. Very good. And you can’t have a steak without dessert. Drunken Donuts and a very lovely, … Continue reading

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The Soft Opening of Pepper Lunch Canada

I saw a note on Instagram about a new location of the Pepper Lunch restaurant having a “soft opening” event on Saturday and knowing that I was going to be dropping my family off at YVR that morning, I added … Continue reading

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Port Moody’s Sushi & Roll

We needed a quick snack to tide us over until we got home for dinner so we stopped at Sushi & Roll. Yep. A sushi joint sandwiched between a hookah shop and a McDonald’s and right across the road from … Continue reading

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Happy Hour at Vancouver Fish Company

I was in Vancouver near Granville Island the other day for a meeting so I took the opportunity to drive down onto Granville Island and … gasp … I got A PARKING SPOT!! After my meeting, my daughter and I … Continue reading

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Hakkaku Ramen; Comfort Food

Sometimes when the load we are carrying becomes unusually heavy we need to hit the pause button in life and have a bowl of soup. Vietnamese pho has been my go-to for comfort in a bowl. However, yesterday I found … Continue reading

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Lunch; Steak and Potatoes

Good old lunch of steak and potatoes with a little sautéed broccolini to make it even more healthy. The potatoes are fingerlings. Steamed. Best eaten dipped in a creamy dip. The broccolini is cooked by adding it to a large … Continue reading

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