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Charbar – Rooftop Patio

It was my colleague's Ayyecarama birthday on Wednesday. I wanted to book a table on a patio in the downtown core. My first choice was Charbar but I thought that there was no way I could get a table for eight. I called National and the hostess was rude and unhelpful. I contacted Cactus Club and… Continue reading Charbar – Rooftop Patio

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Dog-gone crazy at Vin Room West

On Sunday my husband and I wanted to take Brut out for his belated birthday. He turned four years old when we were away last month. To make up for our absence, I decided to celebrate his birthday in style at Vin Room West. Vin Room West offers a dog-friendly patio from Sunday to Wednesday.… Continue reading Dog-gone crazy at Vin Room West

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National Westhills – Best Burger

My husband and I frequent National Westhills. It’s not in our neighbourhood, but we make the trek because of National’s heavy focus on local beers, happy hour oysters and recently, their burger special on Thursdays. National Westhills is a family friendly venue. My sister-in-law feels comfortable bringing her toddler here – as so many other… Continue reading National Westhills – Best Burger

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Redheads Cafe

Redheads is always tweaking its dishes or trying out something new. On my last visit, I learned that Sapporo is now on tap.  A new rice burger (not yet on the menu) has become my new favourite, beef and gobo. I still haven't tried the Japagetti or five-course meal set, but I'll get there eventually.… Continue reading Redheads Cafe

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Seattle – Lola

Beep Beep and I started our Sunday at Starbucks Reserve Roastery & Tasting Room. Forget the original store in Pike Market. Check this place out instead. Other Yelp reviewers have compared Starbucks Reserve Roastery & Tasting Room to Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory. Personally, I think it's more like a Playboy Mansion for coffee nerds. There are… Continue reading Seattle – Lola