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Ganges Salt Spring Island BC

In the old telephone company building: House Piccolo. A small place but at the same time, very comfortable. It’s been in existence since the early 90s which is a testament...

Seattle

Lunch on the water: Agua Verde Under new ownership and with a new chef. Plus…….the Marina Cantina is also new and outback, on the water, pass the paddle club and...

Ganges Salt Spring Island BC

Espresso in a shipping container: The Perch. Under tress and in a small park, it looked interesting, so we gave it a try. As usual…my choice was a mocha. While...

Ganges Salt Spring Island BC

Gotta be there on Saturday: Saturday Market. People and food everywhere but it is a must visit while on the Island. Local baked goods, food from Chinese to artisanal breads,...

Ganges Salt Spring Island BC

Last updated on July 9th, 2019 at 07:10 pmNice little spot: Burger Bar 537. All things burger…including lamb which is locally sourced and available in limited quantities. So, I had...

Tsawwassen BC

Waiting for the ferry: Tsawwassen Quay Market. What else would you have waiting for a ferry?…..ice cream of course! Multiple flavors and other options available for purchase. My choice….salted caramel...

Coeur d’Alene ID

Quick stop for a cup of Joe: Terre Coffee & Bakery. As most of you know, I’m partial to chocolate….but not the white kind. Is it even chocolate? I think...

Bow WA

Delightful little spot: Farm to Table Bakery. A bit off the beaten path but worth a short drive off I5 or as another route to Bellingham since it’s just south...

Seattle

Szechuan on Capitol Hill: Chuan on Capitol. I had heard a bit about this place and it’s only a short walk from the light rail station so it seemed like...

Seattle

Happy but a bit sad: Bistro Shirlee. Recently acquired by Renee Erickson, Saint Helens has been remade into Bistro Shirlee. While I’m sad to see the loss of Saint Helens,...

Port Townsend WA

Afternoon snack: Pane d’Amore. Heading back to Seattle from the Peninsula and no need to get on the ferry hungry. This place is a bit off the beaten tourist track...

Gig Harbor WA

Brunch: NetShed No. 9. We were visiting Gig Harbor…for the first time despite living here for almost 20 years! This place sounded interesting…..and the space and views can’t be beat....

Gig Harbor WA

After brunch drinks: Heritage Distilling Co. They have several tasting room locations and this is their waterfront location in the downtown area. We visited during the Maritime Gig Festival so...

Seattle

Recommended by a friend: Le’s Deli & Bakery. Looking for a great Bánh Mi and this place came highly recommended so I had to give it a try for lunch....

Las Vegas

Dinner for 50: Bardot Brasserie. As I’ve mentioned, I don’t usually review a restaurant in detail unless I have the experience alone or with only a few people. The reason...

Vancouver BC

Local Bar: Biercraft. Another place you won’t find unless you have local knowledge. There are 3 locations in Vancouver; this one is on Commercial Drive (“The Drive”) and is obviously...