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    ROUNDEL CAFE - Review

    Love this place! The shakes are delish too! The "lady" has had quite the varied experiences, they have served her well. Quite interesting chatting with her about the places she's worked at previously through the years.
  2. Vij's might be a little difficult, as I don't believe they accept reservations. How many people do you expect to attend the dinner?
  3. A couple of suggestions here .In case the link doesn't work:
  4. Thai green papayas, where can one purchase in Vancouver? TIA.
  5. Has anyone tried Ping's yet? It's about two blocks over on Granville Avenue, in the 8000 block range, believe it's Northern Chinese cuisine (has xlb).
  6. The vegetarian restaurant (Rainbow) was at 8095 Park Road in Richmond (no longer listed), so that must be the address. Just around the corner from 3 Road, which runs in front of the Richmond Centre Mall (almost at the Sears end).
  7. Oh, I completely agree Deborah, I just typed that down as Dr. Daly said it, just happpened to catch her comment as I read another post here, something in reference to drinking filtered water, all should be okay. Concerned me a bit, when she mentioned the level of filtration required to filter out the peskies, a Brita probably just wouldn't cut it. The dirt itself is indeed a turnoff, the water I was intending to cook the 'taters in was dirtier than the potatoes were before I cleaned them.
  8. The filter must be at the level of 1 micron or less to filter out parasites. It is not the soil or dirt that is colouring the water to worry about, it's the potential of animal based organisms that haven't been neutralized with chlorine that is the concern until the boil water advisory is lifted from the Seymour and Capilano watersheds.
  9. Dr. Patricia Daly from Vancouver Coastal Health is featured on Studio 4 (Shaw cable 4) today, discussing the boil water advisory, and answering phone in questions. She advised not to brush your teeth with tap water, as there is a possibility of ingesting some water. I'd tend to think cooking with the water might be be okay though, since you're probably boiling it for at least a minute?
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    Gill Review of the Week

    I find it amusing that in almost any local publication that I pick up lately, I will find an advert for Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co. in it, that contains a lovely little quote by A.G. of The G. & M. Some reviews just live on and on and ......
  11. You probably saw the review in the Courier a couple or so weeks ago, not very flattering, but, it wasn't Tim who wrote it, so I didn't pay much attention, as I wasn't impressed with the replacement columnist's style of review. Maybe there was more to that than first realized.
  12. I remember posting awhile back in a similiar type thread here, a Vancouver area pizza place, RoundTable IIRC, they advertise the fact that they use bottled spring water to make their pizza dough, so I guess you were onto a good thing.
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    Senhor Rooster's experience

    Well BCinBC I didn't know it was possible to turn a restaurant review into a sexist, somewhat offensive and yucky "I am a male stud" commentary, but you managed. Yuck! ← Dear FannyBay, Thanks the compliment - I would never actually proclaim myself a "stud," but the ego boost of someone else thinking so is tremendous! I heard through my PR girl (Not Dakota) that there was a stirring on the G about this long-ago post of mine. Unfortunately I was unable to reply, being offline in Mexico researching taco-licious offerings (loved the lengua!). But I'm back, and glad to hear what you have to say. The only thing worse than being talked about, is not being talked about - right? One other thing: I told my friend Jon about your excellent input, and he mentioned that he would love it if you might take a moment to read a piece of his, over on the Ireland forum. For your convenience, I've included a quick link here: link! He is a real writer, so of course his writing is vastly superior to mine (let's be honest, not even in the same league), but please be frank with him as you have with me. Thanks again! ← Ah yes, reminds one of the piece by Stephen Lemons. By the way, how were the taco-licious offerings, does anything local come close to the ones you tried in Mexico?
  14. Recently, I have bought some at Kin's (various locations, including City Square and Oakridge, etc), and IIRC, they were labelled as "Honey Sweet", and they are quite small but very juicy and sweet. The bigger ones are different brand, cheaper and not as sweet. They probably would have samples or would let you try them if you ask.
  15. Have you seen this? Looks like you might be able to buy it at La Baguette et l'Echalote on Granville Island. Hopefully, anyhow.
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