West coast

Follow Me Foodie to a recap of the American Express “Taste from Platinum” dinner at Hawksworth Restaurant!

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I often take food over ambiance, but when it comes to events, I go with a different mind-set. After all it’s an event, not just a dinner. I look forward to meeting new people, making new friends, enjoying the company I’m with, and of course eating some good food. I always want good food. Who doesn’t?

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PiDGiN Restaurant – Prix Fixe Menu – Gastown, Vancouver, BC

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PiDGiN is not an Asian restaurant, but it is certainly Asian inspired. Most courses were very good and I have faith in the team. It just lacked the minor, but noticeable details and finesse of a polished dish and I’m not comparing it to fine dining.

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Samuel Adam’s Beer Pairing at Fable Restaurant by Chef Trevor Bird

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Samuel Adams is a leader in the craft beer revolution and is respected for that fact alone. Their flagship Boston Lager is full bodied and rich. It is made with two-row malted barley and Bavarian Noble hops which gives it a fuller and smoother body.

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Follow Me Foodie to New York: Restaurants, bars, food & drinks worth flying for!

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This list will continue to grow for sure. It’s New York, arguably “the best” food city in North America. I really dislike “best of” lists and I think “the best food city” is dependent on what kind of food you want, but generally many would agree that New York has it all – and they do.

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Underground Dinner/Restaurant (Secret Supper) with Farm 2 Fork in Vancouver, BC!

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I’m kind of embarrassed I did not know about Farm 2 Fork before, but it is a legal underground restaurant project which started in Spring 2011. Farm 2 Fork is the brainchild of Nicolas Hipperson (executive chef of C Restaurant and Raincity Grill) and chef and co-founder Nooshin Rasouli.

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Where to eat Akakuro-Buta (Japanese style Canadian Pork) in Vancouver, BC?

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The first three restaurants serving Akakuro-Buta pork in Vancouver, BC: Kingyo, Damso Modern Korean, and Secret Location. Each restaurant cooked it in a different style for their clientele and the Akakuro-Buta pork dishes are only available for the month of March.

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