Category Archives: Vancouver

[lost meals] Oklahoma Joe’s, Kansas City MO

The lost meals entries consist of meals that occurred at various times throughout 2012 which, for any number of reasons, escaped my documentation – some due to a cross country move and a new job, some due to the Los … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Kansas City, lost meals, Missouri, Oklahoma Joe's, Pork, Vancouver

Vij’s, Vancouver BC

  Having gotten used to waiting in lines for restaurants without reservations in Vancouver our final meal of the visit would be at perhaps the city’s most well regarded dining destination, Vij’s, an Indian hot spot often sporting hour plus … Continue reading

Posted in Bread Basket, Canada, Dessert, Food, Vacation, Vancouver, Vij's

Kam Do, Michigan Noodle, and Phnom Penh, Vancouver BC

With Indian cuisine to come at Vij’s and Dim-Sum well covered by Jade and Sea Harbour while my family requested more “traditional” breakfast fare for the rest of the trip, a trio of additional stops would round out my sampling … Continue reading

Posted in Canada, Dessert, Food, Kam Do, Michigan Noodle, Phnom Penh, Pork, Richmond, Vacation, Vancouver

Thomas Haas, Twisted Fork Bistro, Thierry, and Faubourg Paris, Vancouver BC

As Dim Sum was (literally) not everyone’s cup-of-tea during our trip to Richmond and Vancouver and the phrase “Chinese dumplings and noodles are not breakfast” was heard more than once a number of additional stops would be made to a … Continue reading

Posted in Breakfast, British Columbia, Canada, Coffee, Croissant, Faubourg Paris, Macaroon, Pork, Thierry, Thomas Haas, Twisted Fork Bistro, Vacation, Vancouver

L’Abbatoir, Vancouver BC

As most gourmands, fine diners, and even ‘foodies’ realize, dining out on a major holiday is often a situation marred by high prices, limited menus, rushed service, and a subpar experience aside from the intrinsic special nature of the holiday … Continue reading

Posted in Bread Basket, Bread Pudding, British Columbia, Canada, Crab, Dessert, Foie, Food, Gnocchi, Ice Cream, L'Abbatoir, Pork, Vacation, Vancouver

Sea Harbour and Jade Seafood Restaurant, Richmond BC

Having heard that Vancouver and Richmond feature some of the most interesting Asian cuisine on this side of the Pacific but largely out of my element save for a few excursions to taste Peking Duck or Dim Sum in Chicago … Continue reading

Posted in British Columbia, Canada, Crab, Dessert, Jade Seafood Restaurant, Richmond, Sea Harbour, Vacation, Vancouver