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Brasserie Kensington – Big Taste 2018

Asian Persuasion, Ay Caramba, Office Dad, Lam Jam and I had the most delicious lunch at Brasserie Kensington. For this post, let's listen to a song I listen to rev me up for work - Bitch Better Have My Money by Rihanna. We tumbled into a packed restaurant. We were seated near the window, which… Continue reading Brasserie Kensington – Big Taste 2018

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White Spot – Part Deux

I asked my father Ludwig where he wanted to go for breakfast. White Spot he responded, without a moment’s hesitation. However, he stressed that we were not to eat at the location inside Richmond Centre. Though I didn’t ask him why, he proceeded to inform me the reason. First, let’s put on some music. As… Continue reading White Spot – Part Deux

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Jamesons Irish Pub

I had a team meeting at Jamesons in Brentwood. I didn't really want to go on a Friday afternoon but that's not very team-oriented to say to my boss! At this time of the year, things get a little crazy at the office. So let's play some appropriate music... Happy hour entails $5 glasses… Continue reading Jamesons Irish Pub

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Cactus Club – Yelp Elite Event

I write reviews on Yelp solely to get invited to their 'elite' parties. Most recently, I attended a Taste of Cactus Club. Holy smokes - their management team (Elim, Jim, Curtis and Kurt) can throw down. We were so spoiled, I felt like a rock star. For this post, I think Guns N' Roses 'Welcome… Continue reading Cactus Club – Yelp Elite Event

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Deane House – Stampede 2017 Series

I saw on Facebook that Deane House was celebrating the Stampede festivities in their garden, complete with live music and an oyster station. When we arrived at 7:00 p.m., there was no live music, only some western stuff playing through the speakers. By the time we left at 8:00 p.m., there still wasn't any live… Continue reading Deane House – Stampede 2017 Series

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Local Public Eatery – Stampede 2017 Series

For this post, I'm going country. Let's go! Don't wantcha for the weekend, don't wantcha for a night I'm only interested if I can have you for life, yeah Uh, I know I sound serious; and baby, I am You're a fine piece of real estate, and I'm gonna get me some land It's… Continue reading Local Public Eatery – Stampede 2017 Series

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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