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Where to purchase large white dinner plates in Vancouver?

I forgot to mention that the charger/33 cm plates will not fit in our dishwasher in height and the width interferes with the next row, so hand washing will be necessary with those.

Oct 25, 2013
BCBrent in B.C. (inc. Vancouver)

Where to purchase large white dinner plates in Vancouver?

We went to Vancouver on Monday. Our itinerary consisted of many of the places in this thread; Herzog, Crate and Barrel and Atkinson’s.
We started with Cookworks; although they didn't have what I wanted they did mention Villeroy&Boch just up the street on Howe. This is where we found the dishes that I had been looking for over the past number of years.
The set that we found were made by Villeroy&Boch, as the manufacturer, they carried the entire line of this set.
Shoppers that we are, we continued our search at other shops and we didn't really find anything, although Puddifoot had their sale on some dishes made by Nikko, that would have been a close second if the Villeroy&Boch line didn't work out.
We ended up in the Oakridge Mall for lunch and stopped in The Bay. We had been to the Bay in Nanaimo about 3 times before but we didn't find anything that we liked then. The Vancouver Bay seemed to have dishes that the Nanaimo Bay didn’t have or showcase.
The Bay so happened to have a sale on the Villeroy&Boch line we found earlier; at a quite good savings; 20% for the sale and a further 15% off on the day you opened an account.
So, our intense long 2 day journey ended up splitting the sales between The Bay and Villeroy&Boch outlet for The Bay didn't have the entire line available to them, namely the large white charger plates 33 cm with the wide completely flat rim I wanted.
We ordered (or we are in the process of ordering) Anmut (except where noted):
12 ea 33 cm chargers;
12 ea 27 cm Dinner plates;
12 ea 22 cm Salad Plates;
12 ea (Bloom) Deep Plate (Rim Soup bowls);
12 ea (White Pearl) Individual bowl;
And 8 ea (Home Elements) 14 oz. coffee mugs (these we brought home the rest will be delivered to us).

Thanks folks for your help. Your assistance was very much appreciated and streamlined our hunt for these dishes!
Best regards,
Brent

Oct 24, 2013
BCBrent in B.C. (inc. Vancouver)

Where to purchase large white dinner plates in Vancouver?

Thanks Karen and Georgia Strait,

My couple of physical searches at the Bay didn't come up with what I am after, Mikasa is not that close to the charger style that I want; a trip to Van will happen in October. We'll probably spend 2 or 3 days to find what I want, if I can't I'll have to go back to square one and rethink.

Many regards,

Brent

Sep 12, 2013
BCBrent in B.C. (inc. Vancouver)

Where to purchase large white dinner plates in Vancouver?

KarenDW,

Karen, does Herzog have a website? Or where may I find such a place, nothing came up in my Google search.

The Bay in Nanaimo didn't have anything that I am after that I found (Van may have something different, I guess).

Thanks,
B.

Aug 31, 2013
BCBrent in B.C. (inc. Vancouver)

Where to purchase large white dinner plates in Vancouver?

We've have penciled in a trip to Vancouver for October, after a short visit to Victoria, then across to Van to continue the hunt for the dishes.

Thanks to all for their help.

Brent

Aug 31, 2013
BCBrent in B.C. (inc. Vancouver)

Where to purchase large white dinner plates in Vancouver?

Georgia Strait,

It's a good idea to check local, and I do want the bone China to be upscale and not flashy.

An East Indian restaurant in town has offered to get plates close, but these are heavier porcelain or ceramic, too heavy for my use

I'll have to give the party outlets a go.
Thanks!

Aug 27, 2013
BCBrent in B.C. (inc. Vancouver)

Where to purchase large white dinner plates in Vancouver?

Thanks all for your suggestions, you've made me aware of some places I would have never found, being I'm on the island.

islandgirl, You have some good points. The Miele dw is accommodating enough, I'll have to check, and the cupboard is a corner unit, and I'll have to check that as well.

I am after some fine China, and I will use this as every day also.

Thanks muchly,

Brent

Aug 26, 2013
BCBrent in B.C. (inc. Vancouver)

Where to purchase large white dinner plates in Vancouver?

My wife and I are planning a trip to Vancouver solely to buy 12 new place settings.
I am after large "charger" style dinner plates in Bone China in white, as well as side plates and bowls etc.
Bosa Foods was one outlet that I find interesting, but where else would one go to select dishes, Bed, Bath and Beyond doesn't really have what I want.
Does anyone have any other suggestions?

Best regards,
Brent

Aug 26, 2013
BCBrent in B.C. (inc. Vancouver)

what to do with fresh curry leaves?

Hmm, Here we have a plant called a "Curry Plant" which smells exactly like curry, and the only curry leaves that I've cooked with were dried, and they smelled more like tea then, curry. So I hope you can understand my confusion.

Thanks

Nov 24, 2012
BCBrent in Home Cooking

what to do with fresh curry leaves?

Buttertart,
The curry leaves smell like the typical masala mix, curry!

Nov 23, 2012
BCBrent in Home Cooking