Monthly Archives: April 2010

The Brave Bull

When it’s raining cats and dogs, we decided The Brave Bull could take care of dinner!   We’d seen this place on Hastings & Clark while running errands, and even chatted with Sherman & Kim about it when we had … Continue reading

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The Lions Den Cafe

On a beautiful and sunny Sunday, I got to join up with Jessica & Mark, Sherman, Kim, and Karl (who I was please to meet for the first time!) at The Lions Den Cafe.  Located in the triangular intersection between Fraser, … Continue reading

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Lam Hoa Quan

We ran a few errands after work this past work and decided that we did not feel like leftovers for dinner, instead Chris wisely suggested we get some Pho which would be a lighter, delicious dinner.  We drove up Victoria, … Continue reading

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The Loofah Diaries – part 2

Okay folks, 24 hours have past since Part 1 and now its time to start planting the seeds in a germinating medium. You can buy little pucks of dehydrated soil that frankly look like large Haw Flakes.  The soil is … Continue reading

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The Loofah Diaries – part 1

I realize that we have moved away from the original theme of this blog what with all the restaurant reviews and food-obsession – and having just finished this excellent book about doing things yourself, I felt a need to get … Continue reading

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Weekends usually mean breakfast out for the Parker household, and with dishes piled high in the sink, this past Saturday was no time to break with tradition! We headed out to IHOP (or “International House of Pancakes” for those who … Continue reading

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Beefy Beef Noodle

I came home from work absolutely starving and feeling very carnivorous on Thursday.  We didn’t really have anything in the fridge and so I proposed going out for Taiwanese beef noodle soup.  Chris had never had this kind of food … Continue reading

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