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Bruncheria Cafe: Mixed Feelings

A little while ago, I heard about a newish restaurant in New Westminster called Bruncheria. A whole restaurant dedicated to brunch? I know, I know, it’s getting a lot more common around town… but I was still intrigued. Who wants to wait until the weekend until you can enjoy some great brunch grub?
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Crab Park Chowdery: Clam Chowder and Grilled Cheese

It was a dark and stormy night in late November when I first visited Crab Park Chowdery. Located in the heart of Gastown (about a 10 minute walk to Crab Park), this place has been on my radar for quite some time. I mean, who doesn’t like chowder?
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Zee’s Grilled Cheese – Cheesy Steveston

There was a time when the only food you could find around Steveston was fish and chips. Now, don’t get me wrong… I love fish and chips. But, sometimes, you just get a craving for something ooey and gooey. And what could be ooier and gooier than grilled cheese?
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Grilled Cheese Grill and Euro Dish (Portland) – Food Carts

One place that we knew we had to try during our visit to Portland wasn’t a specific restaurant. Rather, it was the food cart scene. Portland is renowned for the number of food carts that they have (approximately 600 compared to Vancouver’s roughly 100 food carts). But does more mean better?

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Oyster Express in Historic Chinatown

On one of our recent visits to Phnom Penh and The Pie Shoppe, I noticed that a new restaurant had opened up in the old Chi Sing Trading Co. location at the corner of Gore and Keefer.  If you’ve lived in Vancouver as long as I have, you’ll probably remember the spot as a typical Chinatown import store where you could find cheap knickknacks. Read the rest of this entry