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Meaty goodness on a budget – party’s at the Moose!

It’s day 10 of our 21 Days of Downtown adventures and it’s time we admitted to a problem. We have a weakness for The Moose (formerly known as the Loose Moose) on Nelson St. (between Granville and Howe). But really,

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Day 8: St. Paddy’s Day Breakfast at Subeez Cafe/Restaurant/Bar

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! SLAINTE! (that’s a nice Irish toast that means “to your health”) We awoke to the sound of bagpipes warming up outside our window. It was far earlier in the morning than it should have been, given

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Day 7: Talking with Beer Chef Rex Thomas at the Commune Cafe

I spent the afternoon at the Commune Cafe chatting with Beer Chef, Rex Thomas about cooking really amazing recipes with a variety of microbrews as an ingredient. He’s got some really tasty (and original) ideas to share – so you

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Day 6: A Blizzardly Limerick – in honour of upcoming St. Paddy’s Day

A blizzardly limerick by CJ Stranaghan There once were two female relations, Who were tempted by DQ’s creations, They ate Blizzards and walked, And then sat on a rock, And marvelled at life’s complications.   *okay, so a TRUE limerick

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Day 4: Dining Out at Our House – marlin, moose and a good strong port

Sometimes, all you really want is for the good food to come to you, so you can cozy up in your house, enjoy the view from your window and sip port for hours while chatting with [insert your favourite dining

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