Vancouver - Gourmet Warehouse Prepare to spend at least an hour or two here, browsing through the stellar selection of kitchenware, hard-to-find ingredients and cookbooks. This is another place I’ve never left empty-handed.
Vancouver - Continental Coffee 1806 Commercial Dr Commercial Drive is rife with great coffee shops. Continental coffee does it right with possibly the best espresso in town. Organic and Fair-trade coffees are available, too. Here you’ll find a great mix of older Italians, young professionals on their way to work, members of Vespa clubs and everyone in between.
Never drain spaghetti in a colander Instead, lift it out of the pan with tongs and add to your sauce with splashes of the cooking water. The starch in it helps the sauce adhere to the pasta and makes for a smoother, creamier dish.