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Arms Reach Bistro – Coconut Curry Mussels

Back in late June, we decided to take a hike up to the very popular (read: busy) Quarry Rock in Deep Cove. We generally don’t visit Deep Cove much due to the difficulties finding parking in the area.
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Vancouver Fish Company – Granville Island

Vancouver Fish Company is a restaurant located near the front of Granville Island that opened up about a year ago in the former spot of Whet Kitchen. On the inside, it doesn’t look like they’ve done much redecorating as it has the same vibe of wood tables and black booths.
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Supermarine (Dine Out 2016)

Supermarine is a newish restaurant that opened up in the former location of Abigail’s Party in Kits. There’s still remnants of Abigail’s in this tiny restaurant (sister restaurant to Wildebeest) as can be seen in the names of some of the cocktails as well as the name that appears on the bill that you receive at the end of your meal.
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Lift Bar and Grill – Coal Harbour View

Despite living in Vancouver for all of my life, I don’t get down to Coal Harbour very often. So when I had a chance to spend a sunny fall day downtown, I made sure to take a leisurely stroll around the neighbourhood.
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The Teahouse – Scenic Views and Seafood Galore

The Teahouse makes the perfect pit stop while enjoying the dazzling views from Stanley Park. We stopped by for a visit last June after hiking around Lighthouse Park in West Vancouver. After a short jaunt across the Lion’s Gate Bridge, we luckily found parking right outside the restaurant.
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Longtail Kitchen – Street Food

After my first visit to Longtail Kitchen in the Quay, I’ve been looking for an excuse to come back to try the rest of their menu.  Truth be told, they don’t have an extensive menu… but what they do have is all made quite well. Read the rest of this entry

La Cigale French Bistro – Moules Frites

La Cigale French Bistro is one of many small French restaurants that we love to visit in Vancouver. On the one hand, I wish it was closer to our home. On the other hand, it’s a good thing that it isn’t otherwise we’d put on too much weight.
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Shaughnessy Restaurant – Dinner Date

After a recent visit to Shaughnessy Restaurant for lunch (see previous post here) we decided that we needed to come back here for dinner and try some of their other dishes.

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Provence Marinaside – Yaletown

Provence Marinaside is a rather spacious French restaurant located in Yaletown at Marinaside Crescent and Davie Street (about a block away from the Roundhouse Community Centre).  Read the rest of this entry

Shaughnessy Restaurant

So, what does a railway and golf have to do with a restaurant located in picturesque VanDusen Botanical Gardens?  Well, for one thing, VanDusen sits on property that was once owned by CPR and leased to the Shaughnessy Golf Club.  Read the rest of this entry

The Boathouse (New West) – Seafood Share Platter

Usually when we go to The Boathouse in New West, we wind up in the dining room.  On this sunny Monday, it was pretty dead so we sat in the lounge area – it has a nice view of the boardwalk and the Fraser River. 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