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.

Mark Brand Re-Opens the Classic Save-On-Meats

It seems like a lifetime ago but in reality it was just over a week ago that I visited the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver to do a little foodie tour. I started at the newly re-opened Save-On-Meats on W. Hastings, … Continue reading

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Happy Canada Day; Will it be Starbucks or Tim Hortons Today?

Happy Canada to all! And on this Canada, what most are probably going to see as a most unpatriotic post; which do you prefer, Starbucks coffee or Tim Hortons? For me, if I have a choice, it is Starbucks over … Continue reading

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Save-On-Meats IS OPEN AGAIN!!

The time has finally come; Save-On-Meats at 43 West Hastings Street is open once again!! You can bet that on Friday afternoon I will be down on Hastings Street to check out the action in Mark Brand’s newly renovated Save-On-Meats. … Continue reading

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The Hide Out Cafe in New Westminster

Today I needed a break from my office so I slipped away for a bowl of soup at The Hide Out Cafe in New Westminster.   The soup of the day today was Cream of Mushroom. And what a wonderfully … Continue reading

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Pulled Pork Sandwich at The Ranch Barbecue

I was driving through New Westminster’s Sapperton again today and was almost ready to pass out from hunger so I thought it was as good as any time to stop into The Ranch Barbecue and try the Pulled Pork Sandwich. … Continue reading

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The Ranch Barbecue Opens in New Westminster

Driving through New Westminter’s Sapperton this morning I noticed the sign saying “Closed for Renos” had been taken off the door of what we have been calling Graze’s Market. I made an abrupt right turn into the parking lot just … Continue reading

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Wine Country Q Wins BC BBQ Championship

Here is the winning barbecued rib. I was actually holding a piece of the winning rib IN MY HAND!! Wine Country Q won first place with their pork ribs and their brisket. They got a second place for their pork … Continue reading

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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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