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Going for happy hour with the team, we ended up at the door of Mahony & Sons after our first choice restaurant was closed for a private party. No cheap drinks or half-price appies, but we still got great company and the Canucks live on TV.


I actually wasn’t in the mood for pub food, but with the change of location, we had to adapt. Given an earlier discussion about American pizzas vs. Neapolitan pizzas, I ordered myself a pizza – Italian Meat Lovers. Surprise, surprise!

Italian Meat Lovers Pizza

Italian Meat Lovers Pizza – Spicy arrabiatta sauce, fresh Italian sausage, gammon bacon, Genoa salami, fontina cheese

It had a great variety of meat toppings but the combination of meat (I think it’s the Genoa salami) made the pizza too salty for my liking. (more…)

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It’s been brought to my attention about a fundraiser to support Canadian Chef Ryan Stone for his participation in Bocuse d’Or 2011. Chef Stone is currently Executive Chef at the West Coast Fishing Club on Haida Gwaii. He will be representing Canada on world stage, showing the culinary talent our country has to offer.

Event Details

What: Hot Chefs Cool Jazz VI

When: Thursday May 13 at 6pm

Where: Vancouver Convention Centre, West Wing (1055 Canada Place, Vancouver)

How much: $110 (Early Bird $95 before April 13)

I have been told that there will be 30 Food Stations + 10+ Beverage Stations + Silent Auction + Live Music. Sounds like a fun evening to me.

To buy tickets or for more information about this event, visit www.hotchefscooljazz.eventbrite.com

About Bocuse d’Or

The Bocuse d’Or World Cuisine contest is the most rigorous international culinary competition held every two years in Lyon, France. Twenty-four countries are selected to compete and each country’s team is comprised of one chef and one commis assistant. Each team is provided five and a half hours to create two elaborate platter presentations, one centred around seafood and one on meat, each accompanied by three original garnishes. The platters are presented before 24 judges, each of whom is among the most esteemed chef in his/her own country.

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