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Columbia Street Sandwich Company: Marble Rye

Looking for new eats is always a bit of a challenge for me but I came across the appropriately named Columbia Street Sandwich Company in mid-July. This is a busy little sandwich shop located on Columbia Street in New Westminster with plenty of local patrons from nearby businesses.
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Trafiq Cafe and Bakery: More Than Just Cakes

If you’re looking for cakes in Vancouver, the place that everyone talks about is Trafiq. Operating a cafe on bustling Main Street, they offer up a variety of sandwiches, cakes, and pastries.
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Hiel Cafe: Newish Cafe on Burnaby-New West Border

Hiel Cafe is located at the busy intersection of 6th Street and Tenth Avenue on the Burnaby/New Westminster border. Due to the traffic, and despite the parking lot, it can be difficult to find parking since street parking is restricted and the parking lot always seems full from the rest of the business complex that it’s located in.
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The Hide Out Cafe: Grilled Chicken Panini

If you find yourself near the BC Provincial Law Courts in New Westminster and you’re looking for a place to hide out, you only have to go across the street to duck inside The Hide Out Cafe.
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Big Star Sandwich (Burnaby): The Neeson

Big Star Sandwich Co. opened up a few years ago in a tiny shop located in New West. Since that time, they’ve moved into a larger location in New West and, at the same time, opened up a bunch of new locations. One such outlet is located on Canada Way in Burnaby, near Charlie’s Chocolate Factory.
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Banh Mi Bar – Vietnamese Subs

We’ve got sushi bars and coffee bars and actual drinking bars… well, it was about time that we had a banh mi bar around here!
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Chachi’s – Pulled Pork with Mac Sandwich

I don’t spend much time at Metrotown anymore… it’s just so busy and crowded! On a rare occasion that we found ourselves in Metrotown in April, we noticed a new sandwich joint had opened up in the food court called Chachi’s.
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Fondway Cafe – Hot Matcha Tea Latte

After seeing countless pics of the food and drinks at Fondway Cafe on social media, I knew that I would eventually need to try this place out.
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Big Star Sandwich Company – Reopens!

One of my favourite sandwich shops has recently reopened in New Westminster, moving from their previous location on 12th Street to Columbia Street.
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Zee’s Grilled Cheese – Cheesy Steveston

There was a time when the only food you could find around Steveston was fish and chips. Now, don’t get me wrong… I love fish and chips. But, sometimes, you just get a craving for something ooey and gooey. And what could be ooier and gooier than grilled cheese?
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Pho Factory (Waikiki 2015) – Chicken Banh Mi

I mentioned on my post for Curry Cafe that you can find some really good eats in the food courts in Hawaii. Pho Factory is another food stall located on the 2nd floor of the Royal Hawaiian Center.
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Jackson’s Meat & Deli

Jackson’s Meat & Deli is self-described as the oldest meat market in Vancouver, dating back to 1911. Yet walking inside their spiffy West 4th location, you’d hardly guess it.
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