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COWS (Whistler 2015) – Udderly Delicious Ice Cream

A stop in Whistler means COWS ice cream! I remember when they used to have a store on Robson in Vancouver… aside from just ice cream, they also have a fun collection of cows-related clothing.
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21 Steps Kitchen and Bar (Whistler 2015)

Since Sophie was with us, most of our Whistler get-a-way dining options were limited to outdoor/patio options. For one dinner, however, we decided to grab some takeout from 21 Steps Kitchen and Bar.
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Hatley Gelato Scoops (Whistler 2015)

Summer weather in Whistler means it’s time for ice cream!
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Ingrid’s Village Cafe (Whistler 2015) – Super Sandwiches and Soup

Ingrid’s Village Cafe has been one of our favourite spots to grab a quick bite at Whistler. We always seem to order their turkey sandwich – on our first visit, it was their turkey ciabatta, and on our second visit, it was their turkey focaccia.
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Zog’s Dogs (Whistler 2015)

You can’t miss Zog’s Dogs when you visit Whistler. Located near the ski lifts, the smell of freshly sautéed onions wafts everywhere. Sophie remembered the french fries from our last visit here so we knew we had to stop by.
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Peaked Pies (Whistler 2015)

Where better than the majestically snow-capped resort of Whistler could you find “peaked” pies?
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Great Glass Elevator Candy Shop (Whistler 2015)

If you find yourself up in Whistler with a sweet tooth, you don’t have to travel far to satisfy your cravings. Located right in the Olympic Plaza, you’re sure to find something pleasing in the 1,000 sq ft shop.
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Veneto’s Cakes and Pastries

Veneto’s Cakes & Pastries is a family owned bakery that specializes in European cakes, pastries, cookies and wedding cakes located in rootin’ tootin’ Newton. I was lucky enough to have some pastries given to me by a work associate and found the pastries to be quite nice.

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Icepik Shavery – Snow Cream

Having been to Hawaii, where “shave ice” reigns supreme, I have to admit that the Taiwanese “snow cream” version is pretty awesome. Icepik Shavery recently opened up on Kingsway and brings this new treat to Vancouverites.
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Kyung Bok Palace – Menu Change Doesn’t Help

It’s been a few years since we last dined at Kyung Bok Palace in Lansdowne Mall. I remember our first few visits being not too bad (aside from the lack of service which was appalling even for an asian restaurant). We heard that their menu had changed and decided to give them another try… much to our dismay, the menu change hasn’t helped them.
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Indian Bombay Bistro – Garlic Naan

I’ve must have driven along 6th Street in Burnaby a number of times but have never really noticed the Indian Bombay Bistro that opened up about a year and a half ago on the corner of Graham Avenue until recently.
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Wok Box (Queensborough Landing)

Wok Box is a franchise that grew out of Edmonton, Alberta and has spread across Canada and into the States. This particular location is in the busy Queensborough Landing area of New West.
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