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Coming to The Food Network: You?

June 29th, 2010 · No Comments

I received an email recently about a new restaurant themed TV show that is currently in production about first-time restaurant owners starring renowned chef David Adjey (ever watch Restaurant Makeover?) who “swoops in and assists the restaurant owner and his/her team get ready and geared up for their big opening.

Check out the trailer after the break!

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Spot The Prawn – Spot Prawn Festival and C Restaurant

April 29th, 2010 · 5 Comments

It’s that time of year again when the season for west coast spot prawns begins. Spot prawns are the largest of the 7 commercial species of shrimp found in Canada’s west coast waters known for their sweet, delicate flavour and firm texture. B.C’s first shipment of these succulent beauties hits the docks on May the 6th and Executive Chef Robert Clark of C Restaurant is slated to get the first shipment.

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Ethical Bean revises ethical pilot bag return project

April 19th, 2010 · No Comments


ETHICAL BEAN REVISES PILOT BAG RETURN PROJECT

Two weeks after the announcement of a pilot recycling project, Ethical Bean Coffee CEO Lloyd Bernhardt has decided to revise the company’s bag-return program so that empty coffee bags will no longer be sent to incinerators. Instead, Ethical Bean will store the empty coffee bags at their roasting facility until a more environmentally friendly solution is found.

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Ethical Bean does some more ethical stuff!

March 22nd, 2010 · No Comments

TURN YOUR BAGS TO STEAM WITH ETHICAL BEAN Bring your empty coffee bags to an EBX location or the Ethical Bean Café & Roastery as part of a new pilot project recycling initiative. Ethical Bean Coffee launches a new recycling program on Monday, March 22nd that will reduce the number of coffee bags in landfills […]

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Virus Fixed

October 18th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Quick update on the virus situation. Looks like we’ve managed to mitigate the issue and the subsequent damage and are seemingly back to “normal”. Thanks to all of our readers who sent me email to let me know about the problem. Please let me know if it persists elsewhere on the site, as it’s impossible […]

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VIRUS – We’ve Been Hit

October 17th, 2009 · No Comments

Hi Folks, This is a quick message to let you know that we’ve been hit by a WordPress Virus that messes up all of the links on the site. We are working to fix this and expect it to be done today but it may take a bit longer. In the meantime, if you want […]

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Whistler Cornucopia 2009 – It’s That Time Again!

September 10th, 2009 · No Comments

Hello Readers and Contributors!

It’s nearly time again for one of the premier foodie events in the region so I am passing along the details to you. I confess I have never attended this event (yet), mainly due to scheduling issues, but my predecessor is/was a great fan! I am hoping to make an appearance this year but if you go drop in and post your thoughts here. If anyone wants to submit a review of the event we will be happy to consider it for proper publication too!

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Market Monday at Raincity Grill

September 3rd, 2009 · No Comments


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Given my dual interests in food and sustainability, I thought this looked interesting and worth passing along from Raincity Grill.

Raincity Grill is forging further on their path of sustainability. Building on the success of their many farm to table initiatives, chef de cuisine Peter Robertson has created a new series of culinary events that promise to be the ultimate in “foodie meets farmer” dining. The series is called Market Mondays and aims to bring local farmers and their products closer to Raincity’s table and Vancouver diners. “Chefs and restaurants can play an important role in strengthening communities by building relationships that connect locals to surrounding farms,” says Robertson.

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$10 Downtown Lunch Smackdown – Joe Forte’s

January 5th, 2009 · 5 Comments

Joe Fortes

777 Thurlow Street
604-669-1940

11am until 11pm seven days a week.

www.joefortes.ca

**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

Technical Problems

August 11th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Hello Folks. I am sorry to report that we have experienced a catastrophic backup failure and are in the midst of resurrecting eatvancouver.net. Please check back and we should be in full swing in short order.

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