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.

Cascades Casino Hosts the BC BBQ and Chili Championships

The kind people from Cascades Casino in downtown Langley invited me out to their site this weekend for The Canadian Festival of Chili and Barbecue. I missed yesterday’s chili cook-off but made it to the casino for today’s barbecue championship round. … Continue reading

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Barbecue Events and Restaurant Openings

Somewhere along the way I became a barbecue blogger…not too sure how this happened but, it is not a bad thing. First off, in Sapperton (New Westminster, don’tcha know) the little grocer formerly known as Graze Market’s has been renovated … Continue reading

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A Foodie Tour of Granville Island Public Market

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More 100 Mile Diet

Our first bean has poked his (or is it her?) head up out of the soil in our little backyard garden plot.             As well as the first bean is a solid row of Swiss … Continue reading

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Our 100 Mile Diet Shrunk

Here are our first and second generation radishes. Each generation is planted seven days apart to prolong the early spring season of growing. You can also see the beets (those red leafy things in the background) that were planted at … Continue reading

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Burger Burger in New Westminster

I was traveling through Uptown New Westminster with a couple clients who were lusting for burgers and poutine the other day. Being averse to eating at chain restaurants, we looked for an independent burger joint to fulfill the burger lust. … Continue reading

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Paradise Sushi New Westminster

Once again I found myself uptown New Westminster at lunch time today. Sushi being my preferred lunch choice when I am working, I decided to pop back into my uptown favourite, Sushi Paradise. My choice was a good one. I … Continue reading

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Vancouver Restaurants Rally to Aid Japan

A select group of restaurants from across Vancouver are pledging a portion of their proceeds from their sales on Tuesday, April 12, 2011, to the Canadian Red Cross fund for the Japan Earthquake/Asia-Pacific Tsunami. “People have seen the devastation that … Continue reading

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Sushi Tang in New Westminster

After reading Follow me Foodie’s blog post about visiting an out of the way, unknown to her sushi place, I decided to forgo my usual trip to Ki Sushi in New West and to try an unknown to me hole-in-the-wall … Continue reading

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The Dialect Spoken in the Tim Hortons Drive Thru

Virtually every time I go through the Tim Hortons drive-thru I end up with stuff that I had no idea that I had ordered. I have tried clarifying what I am ordering by asking the garbled voice on the other … Continue reading

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