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Commune Cafe’s New Dinner Menu

by paulkamon 02.22.2011

Last week, I was invited to try the new dinner menu at Commune Cafe on the corner of Seymour and Nelson. This place has always intrigued me, as it rather quietly dropped into a very prime downtown location flexing an ambitious high-end cafe concept and some serious pedigree. Service Excellence Consulting’s Annette Rawlinson (C, Au […]

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Fairmont Hotels Continue to Raise the Bar with Launch of “Lifestyle Cuisine Plus”

by paulkamon 02.14.2011

Last week, during an impressive display of corporate solidarity in the newly renovated Mackenzie Ballroom at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel, seven of the Pacific Northwest region’s Fairmont Hotels joined together to help launch their new “Lifestyle Cuisine Plus” program that is being implemented across all of company’s 64 hotels and resorts worldwide. This new culinary […]

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“Hyde” Opens on Main Street

by paulkamon 02.05.2011

After weeks of late-night construction, the former Zigz Urban Bistro location at 2960 Main Street has finished renovations and re-opened as “Hyde”. The effervescent new owner, Crystal Lowe (a local actress) has lovingly transformed the space into a cozy and playful little restaurant and bar for the neighborhood, a nice fit for this East Side […]

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The Donnelly Group Opens “The New Oxford” in Yaletown

by paulkamon 01.11.2011

Once The Soho pool hall, next the Plan B restaurant, and then a hilarious and bizarre homage to Britain’s greatest boozy misogynist super-spy called Shakin Not Stirred; this prime retail space in Yaletown has seen much change over the past few years and the latest looks to have finally secured all the proper elements to […]

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McLean’s Hockey & Heritage

by Degan Beley 07.20.2010

The Le Magasin  space in Gastown has been through many reincarnations since its inception in 1911 and with the most recent, McLean’s, it appears to be going through several all at once.

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Delilah’s Conviction Kitchen

by paulkamon 07.09.2010

Yesterday, I attended a sit-down tasting and media preview of Chef Marc Thuet’s Conviction Kitchen Season 2 being shot right here in Vancouver at landmark restaurant Delilah’s in the Westend.

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Sidecut – Modern Steak in Whistler

by paulkamon 07.02.2010

Last week, I was invited up to stay at the Four Seasons Resort in Whistler to try their newly launched modern grill concept, Sidecut.

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Cork and Fin

by Katherine van der Gracht 06.28.2010

The historic Alhambra Hotel in Vancouver’s Gastown has seen its fair share of tenants. Built in 1886, immediately following the Great Vancouver Fire, it remains one of the oldest standing buildings in the city. Over the years, it’s been home to a John Fluevog shoe store, an old French restaurant, a video store, heck, they […]

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Everything Café

by Katherine van der Gracht 06.24.2010

Advance your token to Everything Café, Sean Heather’s seventh property on the quickly evolving Gastown and Chinatown Monopoly board.

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Chinatown’s Bao Bei

by Katherine van der Gracht 03.24.2010

If you haven’t been to Chinatown’s new brasserie on the block, Bao Bei, you’re a little late to the party. Word has spread like wildfire, so keep calm and read on for the inside scoop on which dishes will help you make up for lost time.

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Hapa Izakaya Opens in Yaletown

by paulkamon 01.20.2010

Husband and wife restaurateurs, Justin and Lea Ault have recently opened their third Hapa Izakaya location in Yaletown inside the former Shiru-Bay space at 1193 Hamilton Street, right beside the Cactus Club, who interestingly held on to the space for over a year with an eye to expand their own room; luckily for us, they turned […]

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Incendio in Gastown Re-Opens

by paulkamon 11.09.2009

After a devastating kitchen fire back in January of this year, Incendio in Gastown has successfully navigated the insurance labyrinth and risen from the ashes looking better than ever.

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