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Weekend Brunch Series – Water Street Cafe (300 Water Street)

With its white table cloths, and full menu, Water Street Cafe is beyond a cafe.  In the heart of the Gastown district, across from the famous steam clock, the Water …

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Weekend Brunch Series – Cafe Zen (1631 Yew Street )

By Carolyn Fung, Modern Mix Vancouver writer An unexpected find this Sunday in Kitsilano was a cozy little brunch spot called Café Zen.  This restaurant is almost hidden on the …

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Weekend Brunch Series – Glowbal Group (1079 Mainland Street)

Modern Mix Vancouver Weekend Brunch Series – If you’re a foodie on a budget, going for brunch on the weekend is a great way to check out a restaurant without …

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Weekend Brunch Series – Raincity Grill (1193 Denman Street)

For brunch at Raincity Grill, patrons have the option of ordering brunch items a la carte, or as a prix fixe – 2 courses for $20. After ordering, Raincity Grill starts off your brunch with a complimentary amuse bouche – a miniature cup of warm apple cider and a bite-sized scone (which had a texture of a soft cookie, rather than a typically crunchy scone).

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Weekend Brunch Series – Hidden Restaurant (433 Robson Street)

I noticed that many of the breakfast and brunch menu items have a slight flavour twist to them. For example, the Buttermilk and Lemon Waffle ($16) were made with lavender butter, which is a unique butter pairing, or the Mexicana Benedict ($16) which was topped with a chili-lime hollandaise.

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Weekend Brunch Series – The Flying Pig (1168 Hamilton Street)

I had the Wild Mushroom, Asparagus Chevre Frittata ($10) which was served with organic greens. The presentation of the food was good – on a wooden butcher’s board with a handle. The salad was really fresh, with just the right amount of dressing. I thought I tasted some bits of salt in the mix, not sure if it was supposed to be there, but I liked it.

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