The Ultimate Guide to 2020 Dine Out Vancouver Festival

Canada’s largest annual dining celebration, Dine Out Vancouver, officially starts for the 18th year. From January 17, 2020 to February 2, 2020, this festival features hundred of restaurants, each offerings menus priced at $15, $25, $35, or $45 per person, not including beverages, taxes, and gratuity. With a wide selection of cuisine, diners can be adventurous to visit the new restaurants. However, with hundreds options, it is difficult and expensive to try every one of them. So, I compiled a list of restaurants that I think it is worth to go based on my regular dining experience and quality-price of the menu.

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Something Big just arrives at CAVU Kitchen Bar!

After creating the Le Big Mac N’ Cheese Burger back in September, CAVU Kitchen Bar just launches a new burger, incorporating the concept of surf & turf – The Baller. Putting both lobster and beef into one burger sounds like a very baller thing to do, yet CAVU Kitchen Bar did it again. We also tried other dishes, including cheese that is made in house.

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Explore Main Street with Me: Locus Restaurant & Lounge

When I was in high school, I would sometime sneak out to get food on Main Street with my friends. There are many hidden gems in this neighborhood, and I am always frustrated in choosing what to eat. I now rarely passed by this neighborhood, but when I do, I want to keep my options open and try a new spot every time. A few weeks ago, Locus Restaurant & Lounge launched a fall/winter menu, and I am surprised that I have never been to this restaurant before.

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10th Anniversary & “Gather” Cookbook Launch at the Dirty Apron

It is tough for a restaurant to open for 10 years in such a competitive industry, especially in Vancouver. And I am glad to witness one of them to celebrate its 10th year anniversary a few days ago. The Dirty Apron Cooking School, Delicatessen & Catering locates just right next to Jam Cafe on Beatty Street, and though I always past by, this is my first time entering the beautiful, spacious store. Along with the 10th year anniversary celebration, it is also the launch night of Gather, the new cookbook.

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CAVU Kitchen Bar: September Special Big Mac N Cheese Burger

CAVU Kitchen Bar recently got rewarded as the Best Burger in Vancouver by Le Burger Week. The feature burger is a September Special, Le Big Mac N’ Cheese Burger. It is a playful twist to two classics – mac ‘n’ cheese and burger. Last week, Mr. and I tried this burger, along with one other burger that I really enjoyed on my last visit.

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