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Rain or Shine Ice Cream – Malted Chocolate Honeycomb

There used to be a time when Vancouver was strictly known for our rain… we had two good months of sunny weather followed by ten months of dreary rain. Hence, the partly sarcastic nickname, “Raincouver”. I suppose global warming is finally catching up to us since this year has seemed more like “Suncouver”.
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Fraser Court Seafood Restaurant – Dim Sum

Fraser Court Seafood is a large (I’m talking about 500 seating capacity) Chinese restaurant located on the 2nd floor of a building on Fraser Street.
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The Main – Prototypical Hipster Joint

If you’re looking for your prototypical hipster joint, you only have to hit up The Main – appropriately located on Main Street.
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Long’s Noodle House – Steamed Mini Pork Buns (aka XLB)

This place should seriously be called Long’s Steamed Mini Pork Buns House. They’re that good.
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Locus Restaurant & Lounge – Scrumptious Breakfast

Locus has been sitting on my wishlist for far too long. I don’t know what’s taken me so long to visit here since I adore breakfast so much and Locus is fairly centrally located on Main Street.
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Sun Sui Wah (Alaskan King Crab Fest 2014)

Alaskan King Crab season seems to be getting shorter and shorter every year in Vancouver. I think I’ve heard it’s because most of the catch winds up going to fuel the huge market in China.
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Sawasdee Thai – Delicious Curries

Sawasdee Thai is a popular family-run restaurant that’s been serving up Thai fare on Main Street since 1986.  This restaurant has been on my list of places to try for a long time but they don’t open for lunch on the weekend so I had to wait until this past May when I had a chance to try out one of their lunch specials.

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Slickity Jim’s Chat n’ Chew

Are you looking for someplace to have breakfast?  How about a busy little spot that’s got a flair for interesting names?

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Crave on Main – Brunch

Crave on Main is a tiny little restaurant almost diagonally across from Sun Sui Wah and is popular for their brunch items that are served daily until 2pm (Note: they close on Mondays). Read the rest of this entry

Sun Sui Wah – Alaskan King Crab Fest 2013

There’s a lot of Chinese seafood restaurants that serve Alaskan King Crab in the Lower Mainland but one of the first (or at least the one who perfected it) was Sun Sui Wah.  Of course, Sun Sui Wah is our usual go-to place when AKC season starts up (take a look at our previous posts here and here and here). Read the rest of this entry

Sun Sui Wah (Main Street) – Peking Duck and Lobster

Truthfully, I don’t really recall why we were at Sun Sui Wah for dinner… I was just going through some partially started blog posts and noticed this one sitting in my draft folder.  Let’s see if I can piece some things together…

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Bob Likes Thai Food

The thing that I like about restaurants with unambiguous names is you don’t have to guess what kind of food they serve.  Take, for example, Bob Likes Thai Food on Main Street… it’s a pretty good bet that they serve Thai food. Read the rest of this entry