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Chewies (Kits) – Southern Brunch

Okay, this is a bit of a late post… over a year late. I found this entry sitting at the bottom of a number of posts in my draft folder that I must have forgotten about. With that in mind, I’m sure the prices listed here have probably gone up since our last visit.
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Blue Canoe Waterfront: Raw and Fried Oysters

Usually, Pajo’s is our place to go when we head over to Steveston. However, when we’re looking for something other than fish & chips, we like to try some of the other restaurants along the Bayview Pier.
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Blue Water Cafe: Seafood Tower

Blue Water Cafe, located in Yaletown, has been one of our favourite restaurants since our first visit. In the past, we’ve often enjoyed their single tier Shellfish Plateau. However, on this occasion, we set our sights on their signature Seafood Tower.
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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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Rodney’s Oyster House (Gastown) – Raw and Fried Oysters

During our winter vacation, we decided to do something that we haven’t done since we were wee little kids… have a lunch date down in Gastown. We generally don’t come down here that often because it seems like such a touristy spot.
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Rodney’s Oyster House (Gastown) – Slapjack Chowder

I’ve been to Rodney’s Oyster House in Yaletown a few times and enjoyed the food so I’ve been anxiously waiting to try their Gastown location for a while.
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Chewies Steam & Oyster Bar (Kits) – French Quarter Beignets

Two things come to mind when I think of Chewies… “loud” and “good food”. That’s basically the embodiment of this place.

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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

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

Chewies Steam & Oyster Bar – Southern Fried Goodness

What do you get when you cross Rodney’s Oyster House and Ouisi Bistro?  A casual spot where you can pick up some great raw oysters on the half shell along with southern comfort food.  Read the rest of this entry

The Hart House – Father’s Day Brunch

During the last Dine Out, we had a pretty great time at the Hart House so we decided to come back here for Father’s Day Brunch.  As it turns out, there was also a wedding going on here… it was a little awkward walking through the wedding party but we got over that pretty quickly. Read the rest of this entry

Rodney’s Oyster House – Slapjack Chowder

On our first visit to Rodney’s Oyster House, we missed out on trying their chowders and we knew that we definitely wanted to try them out on our next outing.  Read the rest of this entry