Entries from October 2007

Double down

October 28th, 2007 · No Comments

Apparently, researchers in New Mexico have discovered a new chili pepper that’s twice as spicy as the current leader (a red habanero). I’ll be heading down to Albuquerque for an eating/psychology excursion in February. I wonder if they’ll let me try one? Part of me hopes so, the rest is pretty scared.

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October 28th, 2007 · 2 Comments

Overheard about Nu, “Great restaurant, horrible chairs.” No longer (press release follows): Vancouver, BC… Since opening in September 2005, there has been a considerable amount of discussion regarding the chairs at NU. Love ‘em or leave ‘em – they have most certainly been a conversation piece. Now, as the time nears when NU will pass […]

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Whistler Cornucopia 2007

October 25th, 2007 · No Comments

Whistler Cornucopia is happening again this year from November 8th to 12th. From what I can tell, it’s a celebration of food and wine for those fortunate enough to afford a weekend in Whistler plus admittance to several lunches, seminars and parties, which range from $15 to $200. So, it’s a luxury, but quite a […]

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Tags: Food Events · Wine

Annapurna Vegetarian

October 18th, 2007 · 4 Comments

Annapurna (604) 736-5959 Address: 1812 W. Fourth Ave Homepage Goddess of the Harvest gets tired, retires. a Quick Bite By Mark Freeman Eat Vancouver writer I really wanted great Indian food last Sunday and I really wanted my first review to be a positive one. But there are times in life when we can’t have […]

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Tags: Indian · Quick Bites · Vegetarian/Vegetarian Friendly

Introducing: Mark Freeman

October 18th, 2007 · No Comments

It’s no secret that things have been quiet over here at Eat Vancouver for a month or so now. A lot of it is due to the departure of Dan Fishman and his popular “Fishman The Grape” column. Dealing with life in Vancouver in the wake of Dan’s departure has probably also negatively affected my […]

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Red Burrito

October 14th, 2007 · 4 Comments

Red Burrito Locations downtown, Commercial, and North Van, see Homepage The Red Menace a Quick Bite By Jason Eat Vancouver writer Burritos have been a staple in the Southwest USA for at least two decades now. Coming in sizes as large as a human forearm and stuffed with ingredients like rice, beans, potatoes, fresh salsas, […]

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Tags: Burritos · Chain · Mexican · Vegetarian/Vegetarian Friendly

Takis Taverna

October 7th, 2007 · 4 Comments

Takis Taverna (604) 862-1336 Address: 1106 Davie Street (map) More Assembly Line Greek a Quick Bite By Jason Chin Eat Vancouver Editor There’s something about Greek food that apparently makes it very easy for the restaurant to fall into a deep rut. It may be the nature of the food, or perhaps even the expectations […]

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Tags: Greek · Quick Bites

The Fishman Swims Downstream

October 2nd, 2007 · No Comments

The Fishman Swims Downstream The Fishman Swims Downstream a news item By Jason Chin Eat Vancouver writer Friday, June 29th, 2007 It’s with a sad, but full heart that I report a breaking story tonight: Eat Vancouver wine columnist Dan Fishman has accepted a job at Donum Estates Winery in Santa Rosa to follow his […]

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Tags: News · Wine