Category Archives: Bistro/Brasserie

Paris Casino – Mon Ami Gabi

Flashback to February! In complete contrast to the horrendous meal we had at Le Village buffet, the Paris Casino does offer some very nice dining at Mon Ami Gabi the bistro/cafe terrace that wraps around the strip-side of the building. On … Continue reading

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Au Petit Chavignol

On a recent sunny weekend morning, I decided to treat Chris to a fancy brunch at what I overheard someone on the #20 bus call “the city’s best cheese & wine bar.” Its unassuming storefront is a bit hard to … Continue reading

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Brioche

We had a snow day at SFU the other week!  While the Burnaby Mountain may have been a tricky thing to traverse, I made my way to fair downtown to enjoy my surprise day off (hence why you won’t see … Continue reading

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Sunday Snack: Liberty Bakery Cinnamon Bun

I enjoyed the first sunny day in over a week back in Vancouver by walking around Main Street, doing some window shopping, and getting some much-needed fresh air. I also wanted a snack, so off I went in search of … Continue reading

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Stella’s (Commercial Drive) – revisited for Supper

I had previously posted about the brunch we had at Stella’s a month ago… I was happy with my dish, but not “wowed”.  I thought there must be something more to it that we were missing given all the rave … Continue reading

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Stella’s (Commercial Drive)

Another weekend – another opportunity for brunch! We had found our way to Commercial Drive and were somewhat wandering around trying to think of what we’d like for breakfast.  We are big fans of Bandidas, but thought it was time … Continue reading

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Salty Tongue

Another work-related outing… This time an early morning pre-meeting meeting again with my most dedicated volunteer, Captain Planet.  We met at Salty Tongue before, but this time he suggested breakfast.  For me, I either have some kind of fancy coffee … Continue reading

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