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.

Solly’s Bagels 28th, Off Main Street

The twins and I stopped into Solly’s Bagelry on 28th, just off Main on the weekend for a late breakfast snack. It was not terribly busy so I was able to wheel my kids right into the tiny store and … Continue reading

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Capers Whole Foods Market Kitsilano

On Sunday me, my Sweetheart and the girls went to our favourite playground in the city, Kits Beach. After countless times up and down the roller slide, the girls needed a bit of lunch so we headed up to Capers … Continue reading

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A Visit to Romana Restaurant in Burnaby

One day between Christmas and New Years my father-in-law invited our family out for lunch. We settled on Romana Restaurant on East Hastings (a couple blocks east of Willingdon Ave) after I remembered a Tweet-up I attended at Romana’s before … Continue reading

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Christmas Dinner 2010 in the Robinsmith House

Somehow I became in charge of organizing, planning, preparing and cooking the Christmas feast for our household this year. Knowing that I was going to be feeding carnivores as well as vegetarians, my first stop was the Queens Park Meat … Continue reading

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The Girls Eat Christmas Dinner

The following video shows what the girls’ Christmas dinner degenerated into. The grown-up version was a little more civilized and all (post on our dinner tomorrow), but the girls had fun with their dinner. And they really seemed to love … Continue reading

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A Dinner Party – With our Baby Girls in Attendance

Well we are home again and the wee ‘uns are safely sleeping in their beds and all is right in the world. In short, we, my Sweetheart and our baby girls, and perhaps more importantly, our hosts survived our very … Continue reading

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Vancouver Christmas Market and Kits Beach Playground

Over the weekend we were downtown Vancouver so we seized the chance and went into the Vancouver Christmas Market. I had been reluctant to attend because I had heard so many horror stories about the line-ups to get. No such … Continue reading

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Christmas Turducken for our Family Meat-Feast

I have decided, rather arbitrarily that our family Christmas feast will be centered around a Turducken. For those unfamiliar with such a beast, it is a chicken deboned wrapped inside of a deboned duck with the final outer layer of … Continue reading

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Peckinpah; Vancouver’s Carolina-style Barbecue House

Vancouver has a new barbecue house. Peckinpah is a Carolina-style barbecue house that is opening tonight. And how cool is this, it is located in Gastown on the site where the original Gassy Jack’s Saloon was located. Although Peckinpah officially … Continue reading

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