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Night before Christmas There’s still time—just—to get your tourtií¨re order in at La Baguette et l’Echalote (1680 Johnston Street). The Granville Island bakery sells frozen,...
Latkes are delicious any time of the year, but right now is an especially good time to enjoy these potato pancakes. The eight-day holiday of Hanukkah starts at sunset on December...
Before I stumbled across the Rockettes on the Internet, I had never really given them much thought. Like most people, I had a fuzzy mental image of a chorus line high-kicking on-...
When Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s people called to confirm my reservation at his restaurant in New York, my husband answered the phone. Not having a clue who Jean-Georges was, my...
Everyone needs a go-to cookbook for everything from chicken stock to Brussels sprouts to risotto. I still swear by The Joy of Cooking for its killer chocolate-chip cookies. The...
Good Vietnamese food isn’t hard to find in Vancouver—it’s served in many hole-in-the-wall restaurants. But while these places fill a niche, they generally aren’t stylish dinner...
Whole hog An impressive appetizer, if you have 60 people to enjoy it, is a roast pig from Hon’s Wun-Tun House (various locations). A whole 35- to 40-pound pig costs $198 and can...
A very vegan Xmas No Tofurkey will be killed at next Sunday’s (December 14) holiday cooking class at Radha Yoga & Eatery (728 Main Street). Participants will learn to...
Before we get down to business, let's amuse ourselves for a moment. Quick list of kitchen gifts that will be used once or twice and then never again: chocolate-fondue fountains....
Umbrellas for everyone! That’s an easy solution to the holiday gifting conundrum. In this city, one can never have too many, so who wouldn’t appreciate a good-quality, compact...

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