Monthly Archives: September 2013

Burdock and Co.

September 2013. What a find! There are times when reading over my restaurant reviews I worry that I’m looking for something that doesn’t exist, a near-perfect dining experience. No worries, this is it. White linen tablecloth, hefty silver flatware, magnificent … Continue reading

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Beach House, West Vancouver.

Beach House Restaurant, West Vancouver, September 2013. This place on the West Vancouver ocean has been around for a long time. I remember driving over here from town with a girlfriend when I was in high school about 300 years ago. I … Continue reading

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Plugged. Eoin Colfer.

Colfer, Eoin. Plugged. Overlook, New York 2011. F; 9/13 The enthusiastic and usually astute ladies at the Sechelt bookstore took their eye off the ball on this one. In fairness it was a salesperson I’d never met before and I … Continue reading

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Adesso, Vancouver.

September 2013 This little hideaway calls itself Ligurian, and the cuisine is I’m sure representative of the little band of coastline one encounters driving from the south of France through Genoa to Tuscany. It’s a short walk from our West … Continue reading

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