On The Road ~ To Whistler Canada #10

Vancouver

Last night here and last night of Chinese New Year. After dinner you are on the same floor as the casino… perfect.

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1886 Chinese Fine Dining, 39 Smithe St, Vancouver BC

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Lobster Dumplings

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Angus Beef Tenderloin, orange peel glaze, crispy matchstick taro. I couldn’t stop eating this. Very interesting was the shoestring taro.

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Refreshing mango, strawberries and coconut sorbet.

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On The Road ~ To Whistler Canada #8

Vancouver

Room with a view – Pan Pacific Hotel

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Water Everywhere, there are also these little water taxi’s that can take you pretty much everywhere.

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Fresh Markets

4246E3C7-A339-4C71-93E5-6D4330379CD8Lunch on the water, and Oysters at every restaurant

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On The Road ~ To Whistler Canada #7

Vancouver

From Seattle we rented a car and drove to Vancouver. I’m excited, as I’ve never been to Vancouver. The ride was beautiful, though we Were then in a border crossing line for over an hour….

Love Vancouver, lots of places to walk, water everywhere. Lots of unique neighborhoods.Vancouver is a coastal seaport city in Canada, located in the lower mainland region of British Columbia.

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We got here for the last two nights of Chinese New Year… Happy New Year everyone.

9867AB91-52E6-4648-A3BE-300A305E1632First night dinner at Mott 32 – 1161 W Georgia St., Vancouver, BC

Here is the menu. The food was awesome.

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Elegant room.

Awesome classic dumplings

013C386D-4BA8-4D4D-AEB5-CBB9B62C46AAWok Fried Duck With Chili Sauce In Lettuce Cops

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On The Road ~ To Whistler Canada #6

Seattle, where to eat.

Heartwood Provisions was recommended to us, so off we went. 1103 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101

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We had a fun evening, and loved the food. The staff was awesome, try to get table 21, you will have the best view of what’s happening in the restaurant. Say hi to Justin Roberson, General Mgr and Alysha Janmohamed Manager.

Oysters, Cilantro, lemon, Mezcal-Guava Mignonette

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Roasted beets, barrata, blood orange, pistachio praline, Campari vinaigrette

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The Original Provision – Wagyu Beef Jerky, sesame, spicy chili preserve. This was amazing.

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This was a sample of their homemade acorn dry cured ham. Fantastic!

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Grilled King Salmon, cherry tomatoes, artichoke, olives, panzanella, sofrito.

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Beef Burger on brioche, gruyere, arugula, pickled onion, horseradish aioli.

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The menu invites you to explore the unique food and beverage pairings. Each beverage selection completes and enhances the flavor of its paired menu item. It works !

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On The Road ~ Atacama Chile 13

Eating at Explora Atacama

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Duck Confit Ravioli with sweet red wine sauce, rosemary and pistachios.

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Baked Pumpkin Salad with Chanar honey, almonds, greens and orange.

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Vegetable Mille-Feuille with goat cheese, crunchy mushroom and melted parmasen with pomodoro sauce.

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No one could resist these pops filled with raspberry sorbet and coated with white or dark chocolate, sprinkled with pistachios.

On The Road ~ Santiago Chile 2

Where to eat in Santiago: Restaurant 040 is a must.

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Dumplings filled with shredded pork rib and spicy miso broth.

Spanish chef Sergio Barroso is part of a new wave of chefs in Chile who take inspiration from around the world while mining the country’s own rich culinary history.

Chef Barroso was born in Madrid, worked at El Bulli and at Denis Martin in Switzerland. Restaurant 040 opened in 2015. The food is inventive, technically accomplished dishes that are strongly influenced by molecular gastronomy.

Most everything is one bit. No flatware is on the table instead is your own bowl of lemon water for your fingers.

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Taco wrapped in white cotton candy you pinch together to eat, and a little sip of Bloody Mary.

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Malayan fried pork belly rinds

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Waffle cookie with spiced mango ice cream.

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Chocolate wagashi cafe and banana wagashi

Restaurant 040 is one of the Diners Clubs “World’s 50 Best Restaurants”

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Pasta Fagioli Soup: Enjoy Hot, While it’s Still Cold Out | Edible East End

I found this wonderful soup recipe on the Edible East End website. It’s starting to get chilly on the east coast, and you can still find some delicious  local fresh tomatoes. This warm hearty soup sounds like just the answer to a chilly evening.

Click below for the recipe, and explore other great recipes while you are there.

Source: Pasta Fagioli Soup: Enjoy Hot, While it’s Still Cold Out | Edible East End