L’as du Fallafel

A Paris institution, and one that I make a trip to at least once every visit to Paris. Cheap and delicious. Don’t forget to ask for it spicy! – Marla

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Les Antiquaires

“Hey Google! Restaurants near me. Ooh, that one looks good. Let’s go there!”

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Chapon

Chocolat. Moussé. In. A. Cone. There’s really nothing else that needs to be said.

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Time Stands Still

Looking at my desk calendar tells me that Saturday, the day we leave for France, is a short 3 days away. My mind tells me otherwise, as time seems to be standing still. I’ve researched and planned and packed (and repacked) and shared multiple messages with Stephanie about our few days together in Paris. We’ve […]

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Wake Up Jake Restaurant & Coffee Saloon

Dining options in Barkerville are limited, but my boyfriend and I enjoyed our lunch of simple home-style comfort food at Wake Up Jake. What’s in a name? Fun fact: Wake Up Jake was named after Jake Franklin, one of the owners who reportedly fell asleep regularly at a table in the restaurant. As someone who […]

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Bâtard

What do you do when you’re craving Paris but your upcoming trip is still over 3 months away? You do what you can to get your French fix, and thankfully Bâtard exists.

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Burgoo

Burgoo is one of my favourite restaurants. Their slogan, “food for comfort”, sums up their menu perfectly. I’ve never not thoroughly enjoyed a meal there. Because it’s comfort food, unfortunately it means that I can’t enjoy Burgoo too frequently. But when I do, it’s always a memorable treat. Here’s what the boyfriend and I ordered […]

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Platform 7

The boyfriend and I enjoyed a walk on a particularly drizzly afternoon about a month ago. Upon our return to the car, I decided I wanted a nice cup of hot chocolate to warm up (as you do). We were in an area I’m not very familiar with, so I turned to my trusty phone […]

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Phil & Sebastian

During our girls’ weekend in Calgary, Stephanie took me to her favourite neighbourhood coffeeshop: Phil & Sebastian. Delicious coffee, flakey croissants and a cool yet chill vibe. Basically the perfect equation. 

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Fiamma Burger

Fiamma Burger with Cheese, Garlic Fries and a side of gravy. Oh, and a Kulshan IPA to wash everything down.   Fiamma Burger

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Homemade Pizza

We get a lot of visitors from Ontario at all times of the year, because both my husband and myself are in fact the only ones from either family that moved more than an hour from home. We moved across the country (3,000 km) into the mountains of beautiful British Columbia, more specifically we moved […]

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