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Last Friday we were invited to the Hot Chefs Cool Jazz event. If you have been following our blog for awhile, you would remember two years ago we attended the same event. This takes place every two years in support of Bocuse d’Or Canada. In January 2013, Chef Alex Chen will represent Canada to compete in Bocuse d’Or in Lyon, France, where chefs from 24 countries will convene for the most demanding culinary competition in the world.

Chef Alex Chen to represent Canada at Bocuse d'Or 2013

Chef Alex Chen to represent Canada at Bocuse d’Or 2013

Hot Chefs Cool Jazz was a fun event, with 16 savoury and sweet food stations, wine & beer, as well as live jazz performance. It was very nice to see the support Chef Alex received from his peers in the culinary industry in BC.

All chefs pose for a photo

All chefs pose for a photo

Of everything we tried, here are a few of our favourites: (more…)

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On our way to a business meeting, KB, AM and I stopped at Patron Tacos & Cantina for lunch. It is around the Robson/Cambie area with a lot of new eateries popping up.

Patron Tacos & Cantina

Patron Tacos & Cantina

Food

Every table starts with some in-house made Tortilla Chips & Salsa. Tortilla chips seem to be the standard affair, thin and crispy, but the salsa was less chunky than most salsa. It was darker than most, and was quite flavourful with some heat and spices. I could keep on snacking on those.

Tortilla Chips & Salsa

Tortilla Chips & Salsa

At lunch, Patron offers several lunch combos range from $9.50 to $13, which seem to be of smaller portion size from its regular/dinner menu. I chose the Huarache combo because I’ve never had it before. It’s a fried corn dough with toppings including feta cheese, sour cream, black beans, salsa and Chicken Tinga. (more…)

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