Entries from January 2009

Good Food – Bad Policy

January 14th, 2009 · 3 Comments

1230 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, British Columbia
tel. 604.255.7771

Monday – 4pm – 11pm
Tuesday – Wednesday – Thursday: 11am – 11pm
Friday: 11am – 12am
Saturday: 10am – 12am
Sunday: 10am – 11pm
Serving Brunch Saturday & Sunday: 10am – 4pm

** 2 Stars (out of a possible 4)

With a friend recently here from Toronto for the holidays and staying briefly in the Commercial Drive area the breakfast and catch-up journey led us to Fets for the second time

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Tags: Breakfast · Burgers · Cafe · Diner Fare

$10 Downtown Lunch Smackdown – Joe Forte’s

January 5th, 2009 · 5 Comments

Joe Fortes

777 Thurlow Street

11am until 11pm seven days a week.


**2 stars (out of a possible 4)

A recent stop on our quest for the ultimate downtown 10 buck lunch was at enduring Joe Fortes for their Lunch Blue Plate Special. For nearly 25 years Joe’s has been considered a favorite seafood and chop house destination and a haven for suits around the piano and oysters on any given Friday afternoon. Right now they’re pulling them in at lunchtime with their different-everyday 10 buck lunch.

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Tags: Food & Wine Deals · Lunch · Uncategorized