Dinner by Bayan

January 14, 2015
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My meal was complimentary. A couple of months ago, I wrote about Dinner by Bayan for Vancity Buzz. Some friends and fellow Vancity Buzz staffers introduced me and I was invited out to Narnia…er, North Vancouver, where I had one of the most interesting meals I’ve had in Vancouver. I’ve often lamented that we don’t […]

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WINNER of $100 GC to Maenam! (Best Spicy Food Story)

January 6, 2015
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We have a winner in our Off The Menu: Maenam contest! Thanks for all the great spicy food stories, everyone. If I had more prizes to give away, I certainly would because picking the best one wasn’t easy. There were several amazing tales of setting mouths on fire such as this one from Bernice: The […]

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Off The Menu: Maenam ($100 GC Giveaway)

December 11, 2014
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So I finally got around to releasing the second episode of Off The Menu for Vancity Buzz, where we explore some of Vancouver’s favorite restaurants and meet the people making the food. This time around, we visit Maenam in Kitsilano and talk to chef Angus An about Thai food, influences in his cooking and some […]

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Tasty Indian Bistro

November 27, 2014
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This was a media event for the restaurant so our food and drink were on the house. When I got this invite, I thought I might be heading to a quaint little hole-in-the-wall. Little did I know I’d be stepping into probably one of the most glamorous-looking restaurants in Vancouver’s suburbs. Seriously, when you see […]

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Hamilton Street Grill

October 30, 2014
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This is a media event and therefore, dinner was paid for by someone that’s not me. A few weeks ago, Lincoln invited me out to Hamilton Street Grill for dinner and a test drive of their new MKC crossover vehicle. Even though I only drove it around a few blocks of Yaletown, it was quiet, […]

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Vancouver Canucks – Rogers Arena’s New Menu

September 10, 2014
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This is a media event so all the food and drink were complimentary. As someone that prefers well made, simple burgers to the American game of bacon and cheese oneupmanship, I actually think the White Spot/Triple O’s burger is quite a good one. Don’t get me wrong, I like bacon and cheese but I think […]

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