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.

The Terminal Pub in New West Gets a Makeover

Recently I had the pleasure of taking a couple of my New Westminster clients out for a working lunch. Seeing as they were based in New West, I thought it might be nice to try out something other than the River’s … Continue reading

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Veggie Dogs Vs the Mystery Meat Wiener

I was at a barbecue earlier today. The objects being barbecued were hotdogs. The good folks organizing the communal feast were kind enough to recognize and accomodate me being a vegetarian. They brought along veggie dogs for me. The funny part … Continue reading

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New McDonald’s TV Spots

Okay, so does anybody else see the weird humour in the new McDonald’s commercials? The new TV commercials have a bunch of young hipsters eating McDonalds food while sitting around a camp. Suddenly a massive bear arrives at the the camp … Continue reading

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Fresh Asaparagus Season…I’m Lovin’ It

Dinner tonight is fresh asparagus. It is actually almost getting to the end of asparagus season but I LOVE fresh asparagus. I will only buy it in the spring so that I know it is not being brought in from … Continue reading

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Raising Vegetarian Kids

My Sweetheart and I are vegetarians; we eat fish now and then but who can resist sushi out here on the west-coast? So the strident rule-followers say we are not actually vegetarians. My mother calls us “pescatarians.” And just because we … Continue reading

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The Vancouver Restaurant Scene

In the days of long ago, during more innocent times, when we were childless, my Sweetheart and I would search out new and exotic cuisines at the most fashionable restaurants in our city. In fact we would plan our vacations around … Continue reading

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Rabbit; Free to Good Home

While I was out walking Jim Dog the other day I saw one of my neighbours had put a chest of drawers out on the curb with a sign on it saying “Free to good home.” That sign made me … Continue reading

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Horizons Restaurant Burns

For me to leave the house this morning was similar to leaving a five alarm blaze. I walked away from the house just hoping that the crew I left in charge would be okay. Speaking of five alarm blazes, I see that Horizons restaurant burned and … Continue reading

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The Joy of Coffee

Do you ever stop and think about how our modern day conveniences came about? Things that we depend on everyday, things like, for example, coffee. Who was it that stopped and picked the coffee berries and then had the foresight … Continue reading

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A Romantic Dinner at our local Ikea Restaurant

Have you ever gone out for dinner in a restaurant only to have a child or two sitting at a nearby table yowling like wild beasts, throwing food on the floor, and basically acting like feral dogs spoil your experience? Yes? Well … Continue reading

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