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URBAN CHICKEN WORKSHOP

URBAN CHICKEN WORKSHOP

Whaaaat? There's a Vancouver blog called Chickens In Vancouver and they doing an Urban Chicken Workshop next Sunday!
No one told me it was chicken day!

No one told me it was chicken day!

So I was doing my weekly shopping up in the Heights and wholly crap...what's that smell? With the exceptions of hotdogs, there are very few opportunities for street meat, so when I smell fresh BBQ chicken on a Saturday morning, I take notice.

F'N SWEET! FREE SLURPEES?!!??!!?

It's always annoyed me how excited people get when they see a line up...'hey...what's this about? It must be something good if everyone is in line....' The real sad thing that the best snarky comment I have is...'Yeah...
BLOWIN UP YOUR SPOT: CHERRIES!

BLOWIN UP YOUR SPOT: CHERRIES!

If you have access to a ladder and a love for cherries then it's your lucky weekend, my friend.
F'N SAVOURY: NOODLES TO CHILL YOU OUT.....

F'N SAVOURY: NOODLES TO CHILL YOU OUT.....

On the recommendation of O-Toro of Vancouverslop.com , I tried Van-ya which is just off Kingsway on Harold Street. I was happily surprised to see that they had a summer special of 'cold noodle's.
Lost in Translation....Bad names for bubble tea houses.....

Lost in Translation....Bad names for bubble tea houses.....

Months ago I made this point fingering the bad choice in names of sushi bars . Looks like it also extends to bubble tea joints. Maybe it was suppose to be 'The Unforgettable Taste', but not having ever ordered from there, I really don't know.
Bby Eateries: Gohan

Bby Eateries: Gohan

Japanese Izakayas have really taken this city by storm but the storm is more/less limited to the downtown core and surrounding areas for the most part (Kits, Main). There are some in Richmond but Im not aware of any outside of those areas.
DUTCH WOODEN SHOE MENU

DUTCH WOODEN SHOE MENU

Still no photos of the actual food at the Dutch Wooden Shoe on Cambie, here are a couple shots of the menu. I think this is likely the owner, and I think he obviously rules.
Cookshop has cooking classes!

Cookshop has cooking classes!

Not only does the Cookshop at City Square have one of the best selections of cookware, knives, and gadgets, they also offer really fun cooking courses.
Ice Cream!

Ice Cream!

We really really really love ice cream and for obvious reasons we were elated to see Bob's recent post about IGA's ice cream sale. Believe me, it was all we talked about for the last day.