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Shaughnessy Restaurant – Niçoise Salad

We’ve dined at the Shaughnessy Restaurant located adjacent to VanDusen Gardens many times in the past. It’s a great place to grab a bite before walking it off in the gardens.
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Dublin Crossing Irish Pub (Marine Gateway)

We had high hopes for the Dublin Crossing Irish Pub in the new Marine Gateway complex. I mean, what’s not to love about an Irish Pub?
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Black Rook Bakehouse – Chocolate Brownie Cream Pie and Beef Brisket Pot Pie

Okay, I think I found my new favourite bakehouse in Vancouver.  Usually, you’ll find a bakery that only serves either sweet or savory items.  It’s rare that you find one that does both sweet and savory items really well. Read the rest of this entry

Olive & Anchor – Oysters at Horseshoe Bay

If you live in the Lower Mainland, when you hear the words “Horseshoe Bay”, you probably think of long lineups at the ferry terminal.  It’s no wonder since this is the 3rd largest BC Ferries terminal.  Read the rest of this entry

Dublin Castle Neighbourhood Grill – Pot Pies and Poutine

If you’re looking for a quaint little pub that serves up some good eats, you only have to drop by the old BC Penitentiary Guard House located in New West.  As I mentioned on my last visit to Dublin Castle, it’s a little difficult finding this place if you’ve never been here before but it’s worth the trip. Read the rest of this entry

The Bakehouse in Dundarave – Breakfast in West Van

Why do we keep coming back to The Bakehouse in Dundarave?  Haven’t you seen The Dog’s Breakfast and the Posh Smoked Salmon Brunch that they serve?  If that isn’t enough to make your mouth water, just sit right back and take a gander at some of these other fine dishes that they offer. Read the rest of this entry