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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
LAST CHANCE FOR CHILLIWACK CORN!

LAST CHANCE FOR CHILLIWACK CORN!

I got another e-mail from THE CORN LADY yesterday! "Hi Bob, Just wanted to let you know that tomorrow (Saturday) & Sunday will be the end of my corn selling season.
PIZZA CAKE!

PIZZA CAKE!

Lyndsay from Coco Cake sent over this LINK to a tutorial she made on how you can make your own sweet pizza cake! If you're like me you'll look at the tutorial, smile, shrug, then pick up the phone and call Lyndsay so she can make one for you.
David's Tea

David's Tea

Judging by the amount of tea talk happening on the site lately, it's fair to say that a lot of V.I.A.'ers are all about this healthy drinking alternative to Venti-sized coffees and cans of Coke Zero.
BIG CITY CUPCAKES

BIG CITY CUPCAKES

Hey, remember me?! Yeah, OK, maybe not. I don't post very often. But when I do make a post, know that it's because I'm really stoked! Today I want to share with you my love for sugar (and this won't be the last time).
Last call for limited-edition ramen, y'all!

Last call for limited-edition ramen, y'all!

I was lucky enough to have lunch with some very special people earlier today at my favorite ramen spot, Motomachi Shokudo .