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Portland, Oregon

After a couple days in the moody, windy environs of Cannon Beach, Oregon, we drove off to Portland. I loved staying at the Marriott Residence Inn in Portland’s Pearl District. We had a studio that felt like a home with … Continue reading

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Astoria, Oregon: The Highlights

After we moved out of Vancouver, we spent a week traveling through Oregon. We drove to our first stop, Astoria, home of such major motion picture locations as “The Goonies.” If you ever find yourself in this coastal city, I recommend … Continue reading

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Vancouver: The Final Highlights

It’s been about a month since we moved out of Vancouver, and a post is in order to pay homage to our final days there. This will undoubtedly be food-related because Vancouver is such a foodie town, and we wanted … Continue reading

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Pho 75, Arlington, VA

Now that I’m back at the office, I’ve begun to revisit old haunts. The first on the list is Pho 75, to which I’ve already returned three times in the last 2.5 weeks that I’ve been back in the area. … Continue reading

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Vij’s in Vancouver

Before we leave Vancouver, which, alas, is soon, we’re making it a point to try restaurants that have been on our radar. Vij’s, now in Cambie Village, is one of them. Vij’s has a great reputation around town (as well … Continue reading

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Dine Out Vancouver Part III: Edible Canada

We used to walk right past Edible Canada when we were on Granville Island, thinking it was a tourist stop that wouldn’t hold anything interesting for us. But this store selling Canadian foodstuffs is attached to a restaurant that surprised … Continue reading

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Dine Out Vancouver Part II: Gyoza Bar, Ritual, Afghan Horsemen

For the second week of Dine Out Vancouver, we tried Gyoza Bar (Pender St. branch), Ritual and The Afghan Horsemen Restaurant. Gyzoa Bar was the best one of the three by far in terms of the food. For $20, I … Continue reading

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