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Miku – Amazingly Fresh Sushi and Innovative Presentation

Miku…This was my second visit in 6 months. I love the food at Miku. I love the vibe and energy and intentions. It’s hard not to gush about Miku’s food, pretty much everything I’ve ever ordered was spectacular in freshness, quality and presentation. Miku has got it going, whether the salads, the Carpaccios, the Sashimi (wow), the Shusai like the ...

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Okonomiyaki Chibo, Waikiki – Quality Okonomiyaki

It’s been a while since I’ve visited an okonomiyaki restaurant. They are hard to find outside Japan, certainly hard to find in Vancouver! Japanese comfort food, casual and tasty. Luckily for Waikiki, there’s a great place for the okonomiyaki experience at Chibo Restaurant. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_q2GKSSBUFc&w=560&h=315] 

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Edible Canada – Local Fare Breakfast at Granville Island Market

Usually I make my Granville Island Public Market trips early in the morning and am focused with list in hand. This weekend, it was quiet, and we slept in, and found ourselves arriving later (9 am) at the market. The bistro was just opening, and we were hungry. Lucky us. Brunch is Saturday and Sunday from 9am-3:30p. The special thing ...

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Lonsdale Quay Market – Vancouver’s Other Great Food Market

Lonsdale Quay Market is a thriving market and a good excuse for a day trip to North Vancouver. I admit, I am a Sunday morning regular to Granville Island Public Market, but not just for the food, it’s close to my home, so walking there is routine. A trip to Lonsdale Quay Market is always also a day out! The ...

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Shopping Across the Border – Welcome to Bellingham and Fairhaven

Many a Lower Mainlander has been been enticed by deals south of the border in neighbouring Bellingham. I had never been. Oh, I’ve certainly enjoyed the pleasures of Seattle shopping, but also the great dining, art, touring, and the overnight accommodations that make that the real purpose of visiting. Curious about the delights Bellingham had to offer, and on the ...

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Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle – Great location for a Mini Break

A short and pleasant drive away, Seattle is a favourite destination for Vancouverites. Seattle has all those things we love, great food, great bars, access to nature, art & cultural, and its a good looking city! We recently spent the weekend at Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle, on a mini break to Seattle. Accommodations were pampering, with a room on the ...

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