Adventure, Food

Vancouver: The Final Highlights

It's been about a month since we moved out of Vancouver, and a post is in order to pay homage to our final days there. This will undoubtedly be food-related because Vancouver is such a foodie town, and we wanted to make sure we hit all the highlights before we headed out for good. Sura Korean… Continue reading Vancouver: The Final Highlights

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Pho 75, Arlington, VA

Now that I'm back at the office, I've begun to revisit old haunts. The first on the list is Pho 75, to which I've already returned three times in the last 2.5 weeks that I've been back in the area. The neighborhood has become gentrified, with a lot of pricey apartments and restaurants coming up… Continue reading Pho 75, Arlington, VA

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Vij’s in Vancouver

Before we leave Vancouver, which, alas, is soon, we're making it a point to try restaurants that have been on our radar. Vij's, now in Cambie Village, is one of them. Vij's has a great reputation around town (as well as in Toronto, from what we overheard from fellow diners). The man behind the restaurant… Continue reading Vij’s in Vancouver

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Chef David Hawksworth is a big name in the culinary world of Vancouver. His signature restaurant, Hawksworth, housed inside the Rosewood Hotel Georgia with a view of the Vancouver Art Gallery across West Georgia St., is widely considered the best restaurant in the city. We haven't had a burning urge to try it because it… Continue reading Hawksworth


Dine Out Vancouver 2017 Part I: Forage and YEW

I'm all for Dine Out Vancouver. It entices you to restaurants you wouldn't otherwise go to, so you can broaden your culinary horizons at lesser price points than a typical meal at high-end restaurants. Set menus are priced at $20, $30 or $40 per person for a complete meal: starter, main and dessert. At last… Continue reading Dine Out Vancouver 2017 Part I: Forage and YEW