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Wild Thyme: Tasty Lebanese Food

It’s been literally years since I first visited Wild Thyme. I recall it was just after they opened and it was a small little hole-in-the-wall joint which served up some classic Lebanese cuisine. Since that time, they’ve expanded and now have a more spacious dining area next door. They don’t have air conditioning but they do open the large windows in the summer.
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Nuba (Kits): Don’t Waste My Time

As I’ve mentioned on my post for Nuba Gastown, each Nuba location is run by an independent management team. That means that, while the menu may appear similar, the experience at each location will differ. For example, while the Mount Pleasant location is bright and airy and the Gastown location is dark and a bit seedy, the Kits location is actually decidedly different.
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Nuba (Gastown): Underground Lebanese

I’ve been to Nuba in Mount Pleasant before and fondly recall the food that I had for lunch. There are actually 4 Nuba locations in Vancouver… and while the menus are generally the same, they are each run by independent management teams. This means there’s actually quite a bit of differences in terms of the experience you receive at each.
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Wild Thyme: Makanek Manoushe

After gushing about this hole-in-the-wall Lebanese joint in New West, I finally brought my sweetie here for lunch.
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Donair Spot (Robson Street) – Lebanese Chicken Wrap

After our visit to Poké Time on Robson, we noticed Donair Spot just down the block and decided to grab some food to go.
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Wild Thyme Lebanese Food – Hidden Gem in New West

I was driving down 12th Street in New Westminster in mid-July when I noticed that a new restaurant had taken up the old Big Star Sandwich location. On my first visit, I was so impressed with the quality of the food and the friendliness of the owner that I made sure to come back for a revisit (or three).
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Nuba Cafe (Mount Pleasant) – Lamb Kibbeh

With all of the bakery shops that I was visiting in early December, I felt like I needed to eat something a bit more healthy. Nuba seemed like the perfect choice so I headed down to visit the Mount Pleasant location, just a half block west of Main St.
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Golden Pita Lebanese Restaurant – Hidden Gem

Back in July, I headed out to find a hidden Lebanese restaurant that I heard some good reviews about. Thank goodness for Google Maps because I really wouldn’t have found this place. Read the rest of this entry