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where to dine in London?

I will be visiting London for the first time next summer, and would like to experience London's food scene. Does anyone have any recommendations on must eats?

Sep 21, 2011
kaboom1 in U.K./Ireland

Eating in Vancouver

Just returned back from my six weeks in Vancouver. We were there for the Olympics. Thank you for all your suggestions. I had a tremendous time on my culinary tour of the city. Here were some of my favourites.
Cioppino has become my new favourite restauraunt. We ended up here 3 times. Made a new friend in Chef Pino, truly a class act. The first time there we ended up doing a 6 course tasting menu which turned into 9 courses by the end. Loved the food, the ambience, the service and most of all the cannoli, the best you will have including Sicily. A bit pricy but for me worth every penny. Bearfoot Bistro was excellent did another tasting menu. Any place that serves me Caribou is ok with me. Also $$$ but when I get good food i try not to let price be an issue. Honourable mention RainCity Grill, Cin Cin and Re-Fuel (formerly Fuel).
1- Cioppino (Yaletown), Chef Pino Posteraro
2-Bearfoot Bistro (Whistler), Chef Melissa Craig
3-RainCity Grill (West End English Bay)
4-Salathai (Downtown on Burrard)
5-Cin CIn (Robson), Chef de Cuisine Todd Howard
6-Re-Fuel (Formerly Fuel, Kitsilano) Executive Chef Robert Belcham
7- Joe Fortes (Downtown on Thurlow)
8-Gotham Steakhouse (Downtown on Seymour), Chef Jean Claude Douguet
9-Joey Burrard (Downtown) number one choice for casual dining
10- Cactus Club (Downtown on Burrard) number 1a for casual dining

What I didnt like was the Boathouse. Truly disappointed in the seafood.
Regret not getting to Medina Cafe for the fricasse but the one morning I got there I lacked the time to wait for a table. Also missed out on Blue Water Cafe and many others. All in all I enjoyed everything Vancouver had to offer and hope to return.

Mar 13, 2010
kaboom1 in B.C. (inc. Vancouver)

dinner burilington/oakville

I would like to thank you all for your responses. It took some time but i finally made it to Blacktree, and it was worth the wait. Chef Matteo did a phenomal job. Calf brain ravioli was awsome. Had the Elk and Bison and foie gras as well. Everything was great. Truly my kind of place.

I also have had a chance to get to Paradiso also very happy with this recommendation.

Eating in Vancouver

I thank you for the list. I look forward to checking out as many as these as we can. Much Apreciated.

Dec 21, 2009
kaboom1 in B.C. (inc. Vancouver)

Eating in Vancouver

A few of us from work are off to Vancouver in the new year for the first time. We were wondering where to eat to experience Vancouver best culinary. We will be out there for 6 weeks so as many suggestions as possible would be aprreciated ranging for the best pizza to fine dining. Price and cuisine type is not an issue. Just the best. Thank you for your input.

Jul 29, 2009
kaboom1 in B.C. (inc. Vancouver)

1st time to Vancouver where's a must eat?

Hi I am planning a short trip to Vancouver for the first time. Any recommendations on places that that are a must to eat at? Looking for mid - high end restaurants. Thanks.

dinner burilington/oakville

price not an issue. for a couple or a small group. Interested in a mediterranean place but open to other stuff.

dinner burilington/oakville

Looking for a place to eat in the burlington/oakville are. Birthday celebration any suggestions?

Nice dinner in the 905 north

I second the Unionville suggestion. Il Postino is good and just down the road is La Grotta. On 14th Ave is The School Of Fine Dining is also enjoyable. If you enjoy cesar salad the waiter makes it right in front of you as you watch him put all the indgredients together.