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4 September 2019 : Salt Spring Island            jump to this page > > >
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8 September 2019 : Ucluelet, BC            jump to this page > > >
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Lunch at an unexpected gem in Port Alberni called Pescadores Bistro – their version of a bloody mary named something we can't remember, a classic Eggs Benny, and Oysters very lightly cooked with hollandaise over a bed of fresh spinach. NICE combinations.

   This is the kind of restaurant with a graceful middle-aged waitress who calls you "Hon", where there are signs like

MISSING
Husband, fishing
pole, and dog.
REWARD for dog

 

Pescadores Bistro


9 September 2019 : Ucluelet            jump to this page > > >
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So where's lunch? We asked our pilot where we'd find a hearty fresh seafood lunch, and he said "My house! But I didn't thaw the fish..." And then sent us to Sobo, somewhat off the beaten tourist track and an obvious  favorite of locals.

Rochelle had the special Tuna Melt, while I gorged on Polenta Fries with what they call Caesar sauce, Smoked Fish Chowder, and Steamed Clams and Mussels, washed down with No Boats on Sunday Cider.

 

Omigod, I was full!


10 September 2019 : Ucluelet            jump to this page > > >
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8 August 2021 : to Honokaa            jump to this page > > >

Not much to do in Hawaii Volcano National Park, and so we soon carried on to Hilo, where I expected us to find a good lunch. I was right: Cafe Pesto. Even at 3pm the place was crowded, and we were told we wouldn't get seated (party of 7!) for an hour ...so we walked up the street and found a very cool shop, The Locavore Store, where we found several Island delights.


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