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An expat in Vancouver first impressions: food

I’ve only been in Vancouver a week, so as the post title states these are first impressions. We’ll see how they stand up to time. Diversity Vancouver is practically synonymous with diversity, and much of that comes from Asia. Yes, … Continue reading

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Salad Days

Oh, we are in the midst of some gorgeous late summer weather. Finally. Here in the Pacific Northwest we’ve had a dud of a season, with many unseasonably muggy, gray, rainy, cold days and not days like these, sheer perfection … Continue reading

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Mad Men and Food

It took getting past a lot of resistance to watching TV, but we finally succumbed to the hype and watched — marathon style — the first season of “Mad Men”. In every sense, it is an accomplished drama. The trapped, frustrated … Continue reading

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Victoria: Top Eats V

OK, this is the last of my Victoria eats posts until my next trip (September, 2008). I haven’t focused on serious restaurants because to be honest the ones we tried were not very good, albeit their fine reputations. But no … Continue reading

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Victoria: Top Eats IV

Looks like my posts on “Victoria Eats” have largely been about drinks. So here’s one on more solid matter. Our tour through the Cowichan Valley and its vineyards and ciderworks also took us past Hilary Abbot’s creamery. We weren’t able … Continue reading

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Victoria: Top Eats Part I

We are blessed to have our famous Portland food carts, serving up the most delectable ethnic and regional plates without which the city workforce would have few affordable and tasty lunch options. In Victoria, where prices are quite a bit … Continue reading

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