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Cowichan’s Unsworth Restaurant relaxes

The vibe has changed, but the ambiance at Cowichan’s Unsworth Restaurant remains very much the same since new operators Christie Pope and Steve Elskens took over a couple of years ago. Situated amidst the verdant beauty of  the Unsworth Vineyards, … Continue reading

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Ucluelet’s Blue Room serves up fresh food and casual comfort

  ‘Come hungry. GET STUFFED. Leave happy’ –  tag line of The Blue Room Bistro The small fishing village of Ucluelet is full of pleasant surprises, not the least among them one of the best all-day breakfast joints on the … Continue reading

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Downtown Nanaimo has another winner in ‘new-old’ Gabriel’s Gourmet Cafe

            There are many factors that make you feel really good about eating at Gabriel’s Gourmet Café in downtown Nanaimo, not least of which is the food itself.             The young team at Gabriel’s has recently ‘moved house’ from a … Continue reading

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Cumberland’s Mar’s on Main is all about doing it right

“How do you spell rhubarb?” Well, I have to admit that’s the most unusual greeting I have ever had upon entering a restaurant, but this place is, after all, located in the funky, offbeat community of Cumberland, where the local … Continue reading

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