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The Veggie Option: Lucy's Eastside Diner

The Veggie Option: Lucy's Eastside Diner

There are some really great vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Vancouver, and as a vegetarian, I love them. My meat loving friends, not so much.
VIA CHRISTMAS CAKE DRIVE……

VIA CHRISTMAS CAKE DRIVE……

Hello, I am Baby Santa Claus. I'd like to thank everyone who has contributed the donor drive. The donations are an integral part of VIA, and seeing everyone help in any way possible, has been uplifting to my otherwise sad life .
THE BEST DOLLAR STORE I KNOW OF….

THE BEST DOLLAR STORE I KNOW OF….

On my way to catch a matinee at Tinseltown (I still call it that), this is the reason why I don't stop in to see Bob at VIA's office.Sorry Bob....that huge thing of Mike and Ikes at the theatre is like $4.50.
FOOD FARE FRIDAY: ABERDEEN CENTER

FOOD FARE FRIDAY: ABERDEEN CENTER

I think it's 'fair' game to say this is one of the best food fairs in the lower mainland. For the longest time I backed the one in Yaohan but this place has surpassed it, I think it beats Crystal .
WEEKLY SLOP - ACME CAFE'S GREAT GLUTEN-FREE BREAD

WEEKLY SLOP - ACME CAFE'S GREAT GLUTEN-FREE BREAD

For those of you that can't handle gluten or have dined out with people that can't handle gluten, it's no understatement to say that it can be a real challenge trying to avoid the stuff while cooking at home, and even tougher while eating out.
The Veggie Option: Don Guacamole's Mexican Cuisine & Taqueria

The Veggie Option: Don Guacamole's Mexican Cuisine & Taqueria

There are some really great vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Vancouver, and as a vegetarian, I love them. My meat loving friends, not so much.

Biscotti recipe... straight from the Olive Grove

We recently shared THIS RECIPE for pita bread from the book From The Olive Grove: Mediterranean Cooking with Olive Oil , now our friends Anastasia and her mother Helen Koutalianos (the local duo who wrote the book) are sharing this biscotti recipe! h

Dine Out makes it's return for it's 9th year!

Can you believe that Dine Out is almost upon us again?! Watch this video below and check out the Dine Out Vancouver homepage to be kept up to speed about this annual Vancouver eatstravaganza! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ud-YK7X4LVE
WEEKLY SLOP - MEAT AND BREAD

WEEKLY SLOP - MEAT AND BREAD

It's day three at Meat and Bread, the new Gastown sandwich shop, and co-owner Frankie Harrington is out meeting the masses.
Bob 'n Oprah's Favo(u)rite Things: Drink Your @EthicalBean!

Bob 'n Oprah's Favo(u)rite Things: Drink Your @EthicalBean!

Oprah is everywhere. Including Chapters on Robson. Bob enjoys his brew all festive-like, with ye olde Egg Nog.