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10 tasty chestnut-flavoured holiday items in Vancouver, BC

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If you don’t have the time or want to deal with the hassle or roasting and peeling your own, then chefs around the city have done it for you. Some of them are resorting to canned chestnut puree, which isn’t necessarily bad since it depends on the application. Here are 10 chestnut items available during the holidays:

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Follow Me Foodie: What to eat at Richmond Night Market

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Whoa! Looks cool huh? Currently you can only find the “IceCane” at the Richmond Night Market, but don’t let this be the only thing to convince you to check it out. The annual Richmond Night Market (8351 River Rd.) is back every Friday-to-Sunday until Oct. 13.

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Girona, Spain – El Celler de Can Roca (World’s Best Restaurant) – Chef’s Tasting Menu (Act 1-6)

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The Roca brothers are “The Three Tenors” of the culinary world. They sing a different tune, but create a culinary opera. Dinner here is a concert, and they are harmonious in their skills and talent. They stay true to humble beginnings and themselves, and stay connected and rooted to the restaurant.

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Girona, Spain – El Celler de Can Roca (World’s Best Restaurant) – Chef’s Tasting Menu – Act 6/6

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El Celler de Can Roca was beyond what I imagined, which is self-rewarding. It was advanced in a way which made me want to learn rather than to think, and critical thinking is a challenge for me to ignore. I didn’t even need to try here and letting go happened unconsciously.

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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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Manhattan, New York – Empellón Cocina by Alex Stupak

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If you aren’t following Empellon or owner/chef Alex Stupak on Instagram, you should probably get on that. It’s food porn at its best and it makes you want to book a ticket to New York right away. Stupak opened Empellón Cocina shortly after opening Empellón Taqueria both located in New York.

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