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The premium spirits you’ll want from BC Liquor Stores in 2019

The premium spirits you’ll want from BC Liquor Stores in 2019

Adele Shaw has worked with local spirit companies and suppliers as well as travelling to key whisky countries to source the best selection of exceptional spirits to offer customers for this year’s annual Premium Spirit Release. For Shaw, Nov.
This swanky Italian restaurant is now open in Burnaby’s Capitol Hill

This swanky Italian restaurant is now open in Burnaby’s Capitol Hill

The Burnaby Heights neighbourhood that I grew up in was almost exclusively Italian. Delis, markets and restaurants – all with an Italian flair – were everywhere in the 1970s.
Huge Montreal-based global vegan restaurant chain opening first Vancouver location

Huge Montreal-based global vegan restaurant chain opening first Vancouver location

Copper Branch, the Montreal-based quick service fully vegan restaurant chain, is opening their first-ever Vancouver location.
Luzia finally got me over my fear of contortionists

Luzia finally got me over my fear of contortionists

I’ve never been comfortable with contortionists. Something about the human body being turned into a pretzel – to seemingly dangerous proportions - made me feel my own limitations, I guess. And then I saw Luzia.
This restaurant serves Burnaby’s biggest portions. You will not finish

This restaurant serves Burnaby’s biggest portions. You will not finish

The biggest problem with fine dining is that sometimes you finish a really expensive meal and are still hungry. So you stop off for pizza on the way home. My friend refuses to go to fine dining places with me because of that.
You have to visit these bucket list pubs in B.C.

You have to visit these bucket list pubs in B.C.

The pub is a special place, a sacred place. It serves as the living room for its community, where young and old can come together and bond over a pint, a plate of greasy food, some keno and probably a game of darts.
This Burnaby area is finally getting a Mexican eatery

This Burnaby area is finally getting a Mexican eatery

I love Mexican food. I dream about the trips I used to take to San Diego, CA to visit my in-laws – not because I liked them, but because San Diego has amazing Mexican restaurants.
Watch Seth Rogen eat his way around Vancouver in chef David Chang’s new Netflix show

Watch Seth Rogen eat his way around Vancouver in chef David Chang’s new Netflix show

Chrissy Teigen, Lena Waithe and Kate McKinnon among other celebrities featuring in four-part series
Chinese barbeque replacing iconic Burnaby Italian restaurant

Chinese barbeque replacing iconic Burnaby Italian restaurant

Back in May of this year, I lamented in this blog the closure of one of North Burnaby’s oldest Italian restaurants, Romana. I felt this personally because I had grown up eating there on most Friday nights during my childhood.
Have a bannock attack at this anti-Thanksgiving event in Vancouver

Have a bannock attack at this anti-Thanksgiving event in Vancouver

And four other reasons Vancouver is awesome this week
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