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Take the time to think about how our eating habit impacts the environment. What are some ways that we can eat more responsibly?

 

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On a rainy day that I didn’t bring lunch to work, I went against all odds and didn’t get myself a nice bowl of hot, hearty soup. Instead, I walked right outside my office building and grabbed a bite at Street Meet the food truck. Like Tacofino, I’ve walked by Street Meet so, so many times yet I never ate there until now.

Street Meet

Street Meet

Food

I ordered its Grilled Lamb Burger. I was forewarned that their portion is quite big, so I made some effort in convincing them to sell me a half-order. As expected, they didn’t, so I got the whole thing, but asked them to cut it in half for me.

Grilled Lamb Burger

Grilled Lamb Burger

It was only just OK. (more…)

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Cooking seafood is a fickle thing. The ingredients must be fresh, and the methods must be precise, yet inspired. It’s tough to do well, and because of higher prices, customers are also more demanding.

Which is why for the longest time, when people ask me to recommend a great seafood restaurant, I’d draw a blank.

Sandbar had always been brought up as a respectable place for quality seafood. When I took visiting family for dinner a few months ago, I was thoroughly unimpressed.

When we were invited by Whet to dinner, a seafood restaurant that is only steps away from Sandbar. I withheld any great expectations.

Overview

Walking in the door is met with waves of familiarity. It looked and felt like one of the many “fine-dining” West Coast Restaurants dotted around the city. A huge deck overlooking the harbour and a large chalkboard of fresh items stood out in my memory.

Daily catch

Daily catch

Chef Gray suggested Joyce and I to give the fresh sheet a try, sharing the five courses between the two of us. We happily obliged. (more…)

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