Blog Archives

Earls (Fairview) – Croque Madame

I remember back in the 80’s when the Earls on West Broadway at Fir used to have large decorative parrots adorning the outside of the building.  Back then, there were actually 2 Earls within 7 blocks of each other on West Broadway (which would always cause confusion when we met up with friends for dinner).

Read the rest of this entry

Au Petit Chavignol – In Search of Mac ‘n Cheese and Grilled Cheese Sandwich (Part 2)

As soon as I picked up my order from The Mac Shack, I headed down to East Van to go to Au Petit Chavignol to see how they compare.  You might be wondering what would possess me to have mac ‘n cheese at two different restaurants within the same day… alas, such is my devotion to the one true culinary wonder of the world… that, and I’ve way too much time on my hand. Read the rest of this entry