At nearly 10 million square kilometres in size, most people don't get the chance to visit the country from coast to coast. Unfortunately, it also means most people miss out on all the distinct foods that are available within the five regions that span this great country.

Unless you visit Edible Canada, a self-described culinary tourism and locavore retail company.

Edible Canada on Granville Island selects the very best from Canadian farmers, butchers, foragers and brewers to create a local dining experience. In addition to the Bistro which serves brunch, lunch, dinner, and cocktails, Edible Canada also hosts tours and events throughout the year. And if you want to bite off a slice of BC to take home with you, the retail store sells a curated assortment of edibles made in the province.  

You really can't go wrong here, but we are particularly fond of anything with hollandaise sauce for brunch, with a tall glass of Mike Weir (a Canadian take on the Arnold Palmer). And if it's sunny, a seat on the patio makes for great people watching.

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This pizzeria is the newest addition to Kerrisdale's restaurants, and is a much needed breath of fresh, trendy air.

Opened by James Iranzad and Josh Pape (who grew up in the area), Bufala is a family-oriented spin off of the pairs' Gastown restaurant, Wildebeest. The atmosphere of Bufala encourages lively conversation and family-style sharing (sometimes with the group next to you), attracting the very young, the very old, and everything in between... After all, it is Kerrisdale

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