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Latitude on Main

Latitude on Main

Not being so much a regular to the hood, I look forward to coming out to Main Street. The size of the Main Street restaurants is something I like for starters. I checked out Latitude for this past Valentine's Day...nice feel, size and vibe wise.
East Van... uh... DOGS

East Van... uh... DOGS

Our good friend Lyndsay over at Coco Cake Cupcakes just posted something aha-mazing on her site. If you like dogs. And cupcakes. And cakes. HERE !
Home Grown: Sanafir Restaurant & Lounge

Home Grown: Sanafir Restaurant & Lounge

V.I.A.'s Home Grown features only the most awesome companies in Vancouver. From tiny, single-person operations to the big players, we profile our favourite businesses and interview their owners and operators.
The purest drinking water in the world

The purest drinking water in the world

Apparently today is World Water Day and, coincidentally, I wanted to share a link to Granville Magazine's article about Vancouver's drinking water being the purest in the world. For real? For real.
UNCLE FATIH'S PIZZA!

UNCLE FATIH'S PIZZA!

There are two distinct types of pizza in the city, there's places like Me-n-Ed's , and then there's the buck a slice category. I'm sure there is cheap pizza all over North America, but I think Vancouver has brought it up a notch...in some ways.
Mo Noodle Doodle: G-Men Ramen Shop (Richmond)

Mo Noodle Doodle: G-Men Ramen Shop (Richmond)

So as the Noodle Battle wages on between myself and Jef Choy , my latest is a shout out to this small ramen joint in Richmond: G-Men Ramen Shop in Richmond. Like Kintaro, its usually pretty busy and usually has a bit of a wait.

Quatchi cake!

Nothing could prepare me for the awesomeness of this deliciously amazing Quatchi cake this morning. Thanks to Katie Teed at the UBC Botanical Garden for sending it along.
Taco Rico

Taco Rico

Not long ago I shared my favourite "new" taco spot with you, LA Taqueria .
Pre Gold Rush era pricing on candy canes

Pre Gold Rush era pricing on candy canes

I feel it is my responsibility to let all of you candy cane lovers out there know that Shoppers currently has these boxes of Life Brand candy canes on sale for TEN CENTS A BOX! With 16 canes per, that's a little more than half a cent each.
HAPA III: Yaletown

HAPA III: Yaletown

As Guu V opened up a little while back on Hornby & Nelson, Hapa Izakaya opened up their 3rd joint following their Robson and Kits locations. Its in the old Shiru Bay/Chopstick Cafe location next to the Cactus Club on Hamilton & Davie.