Monthly Archives: July 2018

St Lawrence, Vancouver.

July 2018 We had really been looking forward to eating at this downtown Eastside restaurant, universally well-reviewed and recommended by a lot of friends. It’s a class act, but sadly this crowd went home just disappointed. The location is where … Continue reading

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The Liberal Imagination. Lionel Trilling.

Trilling, Lionel. The Liberal Imagination. New York Review, 1950. NF; 7/18. Unless we insist that politics is imagination and mind, we will learn that imagination and mind are politics, and of a kind we will not like. Lionel Trilling, Partisan … Continue reading

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Orto, North Vancouver.

June 2018 This little restaurant in a nondescript part of North Vancouver is a real find. It’s a mother and son operation, everyone there continental French but the cuisine pretty well entirely Italian. “Why would French people serve Italian food?” … Continue reading

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