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Joey (Burnaby): Katsu Chicken Peanut Salad

It’s been a few years since I last posted a review about Joey Burnaby… that’s not to say that we stopped coming here. Rather, I’ve found that their menu really hasn’t changed much over the years. I suppose this is true for many chain restaurants as it’s the consistency in menu and service delivery that draws repeat customers.
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Broken Rice: Bánh Khọt

It’s been a while since we last visited Broken Rice in North Burnaby. This Vietnamese restaurant located on Hastings Street has always been a spot where we knew we would get a good quality meal. Unlike most Vietnamese restaurants which seem to be hole-in-the-wall joints, Broken Rice seems to be of slightly higher ambiance with beautiful blue and white dishware.
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The Gray Olive Cafeteria – Brunch in Burnaby Heights

Okay, anyone who’s read this blog for a while probably knows that I love breakfast… so when one of our friends and their family recently opened up The Gray Olive Cafeteria in Burnaby Heights, we were quite pleased.

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Take Sushi – Grilled Salmon Belly

We’re big fans of Take Sushi, located on Hastings Street in North Burnaby. I don’t think we’ve ever had anything bad here before.
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Fortuna Bakery – North Burnaby Pastries

There’s no shortage of quality bakeries along the Hastings corridor in North Burnaby. After a filling meal at Anton’s back in March, we noticed Fortuna Bakery – a family-owned Portuguese and European bakery/deli that’s been operating in Burnaby Heights for over 35 years.
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Anton’s Pasta Bar – Conchiglie Alla Cosentina

She sells seashells by the seashore. The only reason why I bring up this tongue-twister is that I wound up ordering the Conchiglie Alla Cosentina at Anton’s Pasta Bar back in early March.
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Whole Foods Market (Burnaby) – Rainbow of Colours

I’ve been impressed with Whole Foods since the first day that we visited. Sure, their prices are sometimes higher than other grocery stores, but the quality of items and the service makes up for it.
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Osaka Sushi – North Burnaby

So there I was… sitting in front of my laptop… staring at a picture of some Japanese food… thinking to myself, “where the heck did I take this picture?” Guess that’s what happens when you eat out a lot.
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Chez Meme Baguette Bistro – French Toast Brioche and Baguette Willy

Chez Meme Baguette Bistro is a popular eatery in North Burnaby. True to their name, many of their dishes are accompanied by the tastiest baguettes in the city.
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Broken Rice – Curried Chicken Ballotine

I’ve already had a few posts on Broken Rice located in North Burnaby so I’ll just keep this short and sweet.
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Bon Bon Bakery – New Location

It seemed to take forever for Bon Bon Bakery to reopen. The bakery that used to be located on Victoria Drive has reopened along Hastings Street in Burnaby.
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Broken Rice – Shaken Beef

Finding ourselves in The Heights one evening, we decided to drop by Broken Rice for an early dinner as we enjoyed our last visit when we tried their garlic butter chicken wings.
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