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Dining Out with Dietary Restrictions? A resource list and a review of Ki-Isu Sushi Yaletown

It’s day 9 of our 21 Days of Downtown challenge, and today the focus is on dining out with dietary restrictions. There are more people than ever before who are either facing lifestyle changes because of allergies and medical conditions,

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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 3: Yaletown Brewing is warm, dry, and the wind stays outside. Plus, they have beer!

Although today started off looking just a little grey and windy, it quickly progressed into a full blown sideways rain-pounding-on-my-windows-power-outage kind of day. Where to go when you don’t really want to leave your house, but you’re going to meet

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