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Little Jumbo

Written by on June 5, 2016 in I Eat Canada, I Eat...Out with 0 Comments

(littlejumbo.ca) – Victoria, British Columbia, Canada How I heard of this place: A weekend getaway with good friends, foodie friends, led to much deliciousness. One of our friends’ top choices for a place to check out was Little Jumbo. Here we are! Type of cuisine: “Our Little Jumbo emphasizes the fine craft of preparing fresh local […]

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Purdy’s

Written by on June 5, 2016 in I Eat Canada, I Eat...Out with 0 Comments

(purdys.com) – Downtown Victoria (Bay Centre), Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada How I heard of this place: When we first moved to Washington state, my family would often (read: weekly) cross the border to visit friends and family. Purdy’s was one of my dad’s favorite stops! We learned young; and now we keep the tradition […]

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Jam Cafe

Written by on June 5, 2016 in I Eat Canada, I Eat...Out with 0 Comments

(jamcafes.com/victoria) – Old Town Victoria, British Columbia, Canada How I heard of this place: When we planned our trip to Victoria, I contacted a friend of ours who was once a local. He recommended a handful of things to do and places to eat, among them Jam Cafe. Type of cuisine: “We are an all-day breakfast […]

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Habit Coffee

Written by on June 4, 2016 in I Eat Canada, I Eat...Out with 0 Comments

(habitcoffee.com) – Chinatown neighborhood of Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada How I heard of this place: When we told our once-local friend that we were headed to his hometown for the weekend, he suggested two coffee shops. This one was right down the street, and immediately became our first stop. Type of cuisine: Focus on coffee; pastries […]

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Earnest Ice Cream

Written by on March 27, 2016 in I Eat Canada, I Eat...Out with 0 Comments

(earnesticecream.com) – Quebec Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada How I heard of this place: We spent the morning with our friends and their six-week old baby boy. In celebration, we hit up some of their favorite spots, this ice cream pit stop among them. Type of cuisine: “Working in small batches allows us the flexibility to […]

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Sun Sui Wah

Written by on March 27, 2016 in I Eat Canada, I Eat...Out with 0 Comments

(sunsuiwah.ca) – Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada How I heard of this place: On a visit to Vancouver to welcome to the world our dear friends little boy, they recommended a great spot to have an early morning brunch. We realized, only when trying to leave the packed establishment, that an early brunch (10:00 a.m.) is […]

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Tartine Bread & Pies

Written by on March 27, 2016 in I Eat Canada, I Eat...Out with 0 Comments

(tartine.ca) – Beach Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canana How I heard of this place: Crossing the border makes gift-taking a bit of a challenge, especially with a minivan full of people! On our drive to visit friends who had recently had a baby, we happened by this bustling neighborhood bakery, and made a pit-stop for a […]

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Cactus Club

Written by on December 26, 2015 in I Eat Canada, I Eat...Out with 0 Comments

(cactusclubcafe.com) – Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada How I heard of this place: When we were in our late teen years, my sister and I would spend nearly ever weekend in Vancouver. Among our local go-to eateries was the intimate and quirky Cactus Club on Robson Street. Since then, over two decades later, I returned to […]

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Talay Thai Restaurant

Written by on June 21, 2014 in I Eat Canada, I Eat...Out with 0 Comments

(talaythai.net) – Granville Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada How I heard of this place: About five years ago, I visited with some good family friends who had recently had their first daughter, and they treated me to take-out from Talay Thai. Now, my husband in tow and two more girls added to their family, we were […]

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Marcello Pizzeria & Restaurant

Written by on June 21, 2014 in I Eat Canada, I Eat...Out with 0 Comments

(marcellopizzeria.com) – “The Drive” (Commercial Drive), Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada How I heard of this place: On an impromptu visit with our good friend, and new(ish)-business owner in Little Italy, he invited us to lunch. When asked if we wanted sushi or Italian, my husband chose the latter out of respect for the neighborhood. We were […]

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