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Vanessa Yee

English graduate from UBC with a background in journalism and literature.  As the Food Editor for the Vancouver Observer, Vanessa combines her passion for baking and cooking with her love of writing.  Follow me on twitter for food updates at at vcyee1088 and check out my personal baking blog at: 

Taste of BC 2012 gives Vancouver a taste of Canada

Vancouverites enjoyed a night of delicious sweet and savoury bites and a whole lot of wine, beer and ciders at Taste of BC 2012.

Eat the Street at Vancouver's PuSh festival

Eat the Street with the PuSH Festival from Jan. 25 to Feb. 4. Enjoy a delicious meal at a local restaurant while being entertained by Vancouver's brightest and youngest citizens.

Chinese New Year: What to eat and where to go

Chinese New Year is on January 23, 2012 this year. Find out where to go and what to eat for Chinese New Year.

Easy cheesy muffins

With just four ingredients and 15 minutes you can make the easiest and tastiest cheese muffins.

Spinach, kale, rapini: new greens for the new year

New year, new greens, here's an easy way of incorporating more great vegetables into your diet in 2012.

German food and drink at Vancouver's Christmas Market 2011

Did you miss out on Oktoberfest this year? Come check out Vancouver's Christmas Market, a traditional German Christmas market with German food, drinks and fun.

The best Christmas sugar cookies

Looking for the best Christmas Sugar Cookies recipe? Look no further. This simple sugar cookie recipe will make the tastiest and crispiest cookies you've ever tasted.

One of a kind Christmas gifts from the One of a Kind show

Looking for a one of a kind gift for that one of a kind person? Take a look at what the One of a Kind show and sale has to offer.

Le festival de la poutine de Vancouver 2011

Thai poutine, bacon poutine, Italian poutine, Peking duck poutine. Check out what the poutine competitors for Le Festival de la Poutine de Vancouver dished out this year. C'était une nuit inoubliable!

Baker's Market 2011

Satisfy your craving for sweets from around the world. The Baker's Market has everything from funky cake pops to delicate macaroons and moist, flavourful canneles.