Secret Vancouver 2010: The Unique Guidebook to Vancouver's by Alison Appelbe, Linda Rutenberg

By Alison Appelbe, Linda Rutenberg

Revised and elevated for the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, this attractive go back and forth consultant contains much more hidden inns, gourmand eating places, stylish nightspots, unique tours, and little-known, off-the-beaten-path Vancouver unearths. areas and actions that would attract all kinds of tourists are lined, from open air adventurers looking for kayaking, biking, and bird-watching to tradition devotees who will have fun with the Museum of Anthropology and aboriginal artwork. neighborhood customs of blackberry selecting and raccoon looking at supplement go back and forth listings in regards to the ultra-chic Yaletown eating places, the Punjabi industry, the classic clothiers on major road, and the ferryboat to Granville Island, making this the fitting Vancouver spouse for long-time locals, Olympics lovers, and informal tourists alike.

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Com) is a wheat- and gluten-free establishment — a place, says a 32 secret v a n c o u v er clerk, where celiacs eat with confidence. It certainly doesn’t look or taste deprived: as well as a variety of rice breads and savories, its bakers make rice-based sweets such as butter tarts, macaroons, and berry galettes — even rum balls au chocolat. Back to convention, a nice little traditional Greek outlet is Serano Greek Pastry ( West Broadway, Kitsilano, --). If you’re like me, you’ll look no further than the baklava or kataifi — all dripping with honey — and perhaps the spanakopita (spinach pie).

Among the most celebrated structures of the period is the bc Electric Building, now the residential Electra (at Burrard Street and Nelson Street, Downtown). This twenty-two-story tower is noted for its tapered, lozenge-like appearance, and the curtain of glass that floods the interior with natural light. C. Binning. C. Bin- Buildings 51 ning House (West Vancouver), is one of a number of wood-frame, flat-roofed, open-to-nature homes on the North Shore and University Endowment Lands said to be exceptional expressions of the International Style and its regional variant, the West Coast Style.

Note: These oversized treats are commonly sliced into two or three pieces. rogerschocolates. com), start at $30. Vancouver dessert, pastry and chocolate-maker Thomas Haas, has generated wave after wave — winning numerous awards, and awing palates at a former sidewalk café in the Hotel Georgia. com) that includes the Thomas Haas Patisserie and Café (128–998 Harbourside Drive, North Vancouver, 604924-1847). ” Also (among many others) a dark-chocolate “salted caramel pecan square,” a milk chocolate ganache infused with green cardamom and Whiskey, and truffles made with Cognac or Jamaican rum.

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