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Vancouver’s Best BBQ

Vancouver’s Best BBQ June 21, 2011 | Food | Read More
Photo Credit: stevendepolo (Flickr) Vancouver isn’t in the heart of the South, but thanks to the ability to travel and explore different cultures and immigration, we’re slowly starting to see more BBQ North of the boarder. A typical BBQ in Vancouver would likely involve grilling some local...

Pink Elephant Thai Brings Flavor and Style

Pink Elephant Thai Brings Flavor and Style June 10, 2011 | Food | Read More
Vancouver has a number of Thai restaurants that pack a punch and attract a full house of hungry diners, and a large handful of these belong to the Thai House Restaurant Group. Along with the Thai House locations, they own Charm Modern Thai, Chili House Thai Bistro, Urban Thai Bistro and their newest...

New Points of Interest

New Points of Interest May 31, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
Cartel Tacos make you drool. This month has seen a lot of restaurants and attractions being added to the NileGuide Vancouver directory. I’m pleased to say that there are some new listings that are definitely worth a visit. Restaurants Ensemble Tableau Pink Elephant Thai The Wicklow Street Food...

Ensemble: A New Vancouver Gem

Ensemble: A New Vancouver Gem May 12, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
Robson and Thurlow’s got a new kid on the block that’s open for business and ensemble is easily making new friends by serving impeccable plates and refreshing drinks that are washed down with charming service. When you walk into ensemble, you’re greeted by a sleek design of black glass,...

The Best of Naples in Vancouver

The Best of Naples in Vancouver April 27, 2011 | Food | Read More
There’s no shortage of pizza in Vancouver, but there’s nothing really like Nicli Antica when it comes to authentic pizza that you would find in Naples. They have flown in their wood burning oven directly from Naples and only use San Marzono tomatoes on a base of “00” Caputo flour crusts...

Au Petit Chavignol: No Cheese Haters Allowed

Au Petit Chavignol: No Cheese Haters Allowed April 12, 2011 | Food | Read More
Some of the best things in life are the result of the maker’s passion and there’s no shortage of passion at Au Petit Chavignol. It’s not surprising, as the same owners started the well known cheese shop, Les Amis Du Fromage, and even the most discerning French palates flock to the three...

I love Lolita

I love Lolita March 9, 2011 | Food | Read More
Although it’s March in Vancouver, I find myself itching for a beach getaway, where the sun and sand replace the rain and concrete, and clear blue skies go on forever across the clear, warm waters. Though that’s not in the cards this month, I’m going to get my fix of cool tropical drinks...

Beat the cold with tortilla soup at Bandidas

Beat the cold with tortilla soup at Bandidas February 28, 2011 | Food | Read More
After spending much of my childhood in Texas, an appreciation for homemade tortillas developed. I think part of the fascination was watching the machine take a little ball, flattening it and then it puffing into a balloon like figurine, only to deflate and be ready for consumption. After moving away...

Amongst the bright lights is a hidden gem: Twisted Fork

Amongst the bright lights is a hidden gem: Twisted Fork February 21, 2011 | Food | Read More
Homemade bread, locally sourced ingredients, coffee served (endlessly) in French presses and friendly service are the main ingredients that have created Twisted Fork’s huge success. On any given weekend, you will find yourself having a bit of a wait before you and your hungry companions can be...

Lunching in Vancouver

Lunching in Vancouver January 25, 2011 | Food | Read More
Vancouver is one of those city’s where almost as many people work and live downtown, which is fantastic on both ends of the spectrum. It’s also ideal for restaurants that want to cater to the weekday and weekend lunch crowd. If you find yourself needing to grab a bite while you’re on...