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The official Dine Out Vancouver may have ended on Sunday, but some restaurants have decided to offer the Dine Out menus just for a few more days.

Dine Out at Smoke and Bones

Dine Out at Smoke and Bones

Here are their respective extended end date and menu. The list is much shorter than previous years. I will keep updating the list if I hear more.


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An impromptu dinner took Mr. and me to Banana Leaf, the location on West Broadway near Cambie Street. We were in the mood for some good Malaysian food.

We started with two beverages. Mr. being the driver ordered the non-alcoholic Tamarind Juice. It kind of reminded me of the sour plum drink that you order at hotpot places. It’s quite refreshing and great for spring/summer weather. Being on a Saturday, the Blended Lychee Mojito is on special for $6. It had a prominent minty flavour, less of lychee, and I could really taste the rum.


With only two of us, we wanted to try as many dishes as we can, so we opted for the Appetizer Sampler for 2, which consists of a green salad, two chicken satays, two spring rolls, two roti and some calamari. I was expecting an epic platter of everything together, but they came in three different plates. Missed photo op!

First of all, we received two small servings of the Papaya & Pineapple Green Salad. It may look simple, but a bad dressing could ruin it. Not in this case. (more…)

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