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VIA Official Schramm Vodka Taste Test

VIA Official Schramm Vodka Taste Test

Now let me first state that I am no Vodka expert, nor are any of the others that took part in this vodka sampling. However, today or in years past, at some point we may have all been vodka enthusiasts. Even if it was just for a night, or two, or..
SUNFLOWERS: CHECK!

SUNFLOWERS: CHECK!

I gave you this HEADS UP on sunflowers not long ago, then I took my own advice and harvested mine! I seriously can't believe how many I got off of 4 huge flowers that I didn't expect to get anything out of and simply planted as decoration in the gard
FOOD FAIR FRIDAYS!  PACIFIC CENTER!

FOOD FAIR FRIDAYS! PACIFIC CENTER!

Ever since being displaced by Holt in the atrium, the new food fair in Pac center has been a mad house, it's clearly the busiest in all of the city. It also wins the food fair award for nicest looking chairs.
PIZZA PIZZA!

PIZZA PIZZA!

I've lived here all my life so perhaps I appreciate this less than people who are originally from back east....hmm...then again...maybe I appreciate it more....
FOOD FAIR FRIDAYS! ROYAL CENTER!

FOOD FAIR FRIDAYS! ROYAL CENTER!

As mentioned in the First Food Fair Friday , I really like food fairs...if you work downtown too, it's just what you do.
BLOWIN' UP YOUR SPOT... EVEN MORE

BLOWIN' UP YOUR SPOT... EVEN MORE

A long time ago, before we started our semi-official "Blowin Up Your Spot" series of posts I blew up Kadoya on Davie .
TEAM CANADA INSPIRED COOKIES

TEAM CANADA INSPIRED COOKIES

I found the toughest cookies in town at Urban Fare Yaletown last week. See their reference material HERE ...
IT'S TIME TO HARVEST THEM SUNFLOWERS, YO

IT'S TIME TO HARVEST THEM SUNFLOWERS, YO

Being an amateur gardener, I pretty much had no idea when to harvest the stuff in my garden this year. Similarly, there's stuff that I had no idea even how to harvest.
Prata-Man: the Hawkers of Richmond

Prata-Man: the Hawkers of Richmond

For those of you who frequent HAWKER'S DELIGHT on Main & King Ed, you know you cant beat the price for a cheap but tasty Singaporean/Malay fix. Richmond's got an equivalent in PRATA-MAN. Its nearly identical in prices (dishes are mostly from $5.
CITY GARDEN UPDATE

CITY GARDEN UPDATE

As the growing season almost draws to a close I would like to share with you one of the single best things that came out of my amateur garden this year: zucchini! Almost no maintenance, I pulled like 20 of these off of two plants over the span of a f