Vancouver Chef goes Local! | Food, Wine & Real Estate | November 2013

November 2013 Food, Wine & Real Estate Location: 1535 West 6th Vancouver Phone: 604.620.2070 Website: The Farmer’s Apprentice The Farmer’s Apprentice was recently suggested to me by a colleague and seeing that it was walking distance from my office, I decided to meet my wife for lunch one Friday last month. This small restaurant located in the Fairview Slopes is headed by executive chef David Gunawan (formerly of Wildebeest and West) and his partner Dara Young (a chef but now manages the front of house). We were greeted by Ms Young and seated at the small bar overlooking the open kitchen. She explained their concept as choosing local food, embracing the farm-to-table movement and that their menu changes daily depending on what products are available. Most plates are meant to be shared. I started with the mushroom soup ($6). It was so delicious that my wife had to order […]

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