Food & Drink

UBC Farm | A Bit of Country in the City

The UBC Farm stretches across 24 hectares of integrated farm and forest lands on the South Campus of UBC’s. The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems manages the university’s farm.  The Centre offers a wide range of interdisciplinary learning, research, and community programs. This is your chance to bring home local fresh produce right from an
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Mt Seymour Rock Chute Grill
Apres Ski Reward? Check Out the Mt Seymour Rock Chute Bar & Grill!

Less than 365 days ago this middle-aged momma took her first ski lesson. After the first lesson, the season was over and I assumed my dabbling in skiing was done. I tried it, I didn’t break any bones, and I was good to carry-on with my non-skiing lifestyle. However there
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Rocky Mountain Flatbread
Insanely Tasty Food & A Kid-Friendly Environment! You MUST Visit Rocky Mountain Flatbread

For years my next door neighbour has been telling me to take my kids to Rocky Mountain Flatbread. Now don’t get me wrong, I listen to my wonderful neighbour, but for some unknown reason I hadn’t followed her advice and dined there. In early December I corrected this horrible wrong
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Metro Vancouver restaurants with play areas
Metro Vancouver Restaurants with Play Areas for Kids

Everyone enjoys a meal out. What’s not to love…no grocery shopping, no food prep, no dishes. But the inevitable downside of eating out is the seemingly endless wait between when the order is placed and the food arrives. Kids turn into food-crazed monsters waiting for their meal to arrive. Nothing
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Charming Secret Garden Tea Company

Last summer we travelled to England and introduced our boys to the joys of cream teas.  They instantly became fans of milky tea, delectable scones, raspberry jam and clotted cream.  As I struggled with the idea of my boys, at ages 3 & 5 years, consuming tea and the associated
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White Spot

The White Spot Pirate Pak is a part of every BC childhood.  It is exactly as I remember it from my childhood….a big colourful boat, a yummy meal, ice cream and the all important chocolate coin.  The meal options have expanded for kids.  Not only is there a lunch/dinner Pirate
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Old Spaghetti Factory

Love pasta?  Love kid-friendly restaurants?  You need to check out Old Spaghetti Factory.  The kids are given crayons and a fun paper menu to entertain them while waiting for food.  The kids’ menu is terrific: soup or salad to start; choice of pasta (tortellini, spaghetti, lasagna), pizza, or chicken dippers;
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Yellow Deli

Come to the Yellow Deli in Chilliwack for wonderfully fresh sandwiches, salads and soups.  The ambiance is ever so calming.  Expect to find charming folk music, easy going hosts, gorgeous wooden interior and superbly yummy food. I highly recommend the cardamom chai as well as the Deli Rose sandwich.  Delicious!
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Flying Beaver in Richmond, BC
Flying Beaver Bar & Grill

Don’t be turned off by the “bar” in the name of the Flying Beaver Bar & Grill; this is a great family-friendly restaurant.  Perched on the water in Richmond, the Flying Beaver Bar is the restaurant inside the flying terminal for the Harbour Seaplanes.  There are windows galore from which
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