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Krause Berry Farms

Krause Berry Farms spans over 200 acres in Langley Township and is more than just a berry farm… they’ve got a bakery, fudgery, creamery, market and winery. In some respects, it reminds me of our visit to the Tillamook Cheese Factory in Oregon. Read the rest of this entry

A Taste of Ukraine (Burnaby)

A Taste of Ukraine is a mixed-use store that comprises a deli, grocery store, and gift ware shop. If you’ve got a craving for some Eastern European fare, this is an interesting place to stop by.

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Fratelli Bakery (New West)

Fratelli’s has always been one of our favourite Italian bakeries on Commercial Drive. So, when we heard that they were opening a second store front in the old Bella Cakes location, we’ve been looking for a reason to head down to Sapperton. Read the rest of this entry

Salty’s Fish & Chips (New West)

Salty’s Fish & Chips currently has 8 locations (4 in the Lower Mainland and 4 on Vancouver Island) and has been around since the 70’s. Still, until my visit recently… I’ve never heard of them before. Perhaps it’s because there are so many places that you can find fish and chips in Vancouver.
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Kwan Luck Restaurant

Kwan Luck has stood at the corner of Kingsway and 33rd for a number of years but we’ve never come here before this past May partly because it’s always looked kinda sketchy from the outside. Read the rest of this entry

Anny’s Dairy Bar – Maple Twist Cone

With the weather finally starting to look a bit better towards mid-May, I stopped by Anny’s Dairy Bar for lunch and to try their famous Maple Twist Cone.

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Penang Delight Cafe – Milo Dinosaur

“Milo Dinosaur”?  No, there’s no relation to the famous purple anthropomorphic dinosaur on tv… it’s really just an iced malt beverage topped off with more undissolved chocolate malt powder.  It’s actually quite refreshing on a hot day due to the ice cream.

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Crepe Des Amis – Creperie in River Market

Crepe Des Amis is a little creperie located in the New West Quay (or River Market as they like to be called now). Read the rest of this entry

Peninsula Seafood Restaurant

Sometime last year, Peninsula Seafood Restaurant opened up in Oakridge Centre. Oakridge has always leaned more towards the affluent shopper given the location so it’s no surprise to find a restaurant that aims to cater to these customers.

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PappaRoti – The Original Coffee Bun

“Pappa-whati?” That was the first thought that crossed my mind.

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Miura Waffle Milk Bar

I’ve heard many good things of Miura Waffle Milk Bar. But because it used to be located downtown, I never had the chance to try them out. So when I heard that they moved to Main Street, I decided to try them out the next time I had a waffle-itch.

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Sushi Koharu – The Un-Sashimi Box

I’ve past by Sushi Koharu a number of times while driving down 12th Street. After having lunch here one day, I probably should have kept driving by.

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