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YVRChow Dec 1, 2010 08:06 AM

News: http://www.news1130.com/news/local/ar...

Which 5 businesses? The current version of the article doesn't say which, but it looks like it is someplace near Peaceful restaurant?

  1. fmed Dec 1, 2010 08:13 AM

    Please don't let it be Peaceful.

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      YVRChow Dec 1, 2010 08:28 AM

      Update from the Sun: http://www.vancouversun.com/travel/Re...

      It appears from that article that the fire is at Sha Lin Noodle House.

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      Sha Lin Noodle House
      548W Broadway W, Vancouver, BC V5Z1E9, CA

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        YVRChow Dec 1, 2010 08:29 AM

        More update: http://www.ctvbc.ctv.ca/servlet/an/lo...

        CTV says it started in Japas Bistro and spread to Sha Lin Noodle House and Loving Hut Green Cuisine.

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          eatrustic Dec 1, 2010 09:54 AM

          It looks like Peaceful and Elysian Room are fine, phew!

          1. re: eatrustic
            fmed Dec 1, 2010 12:00 PM

            ++phew!

            1. re: eatrustic
              LotusRapper Dec 1, 2010 02:49 PM

              Phew too.

              But I'm sure Sha Lin, Japas and Loving Hut (and their customers) will be having some tough months ahead.

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                ck1234 Dec 1, 2010 03:32 PM

                And Pho Kim Penh Xe Lua & Ro Sushi too.

                1. re: ck1234
                  Sam Salmon Dec 1, 2010 04:36 PM

                  I'm a big fan of Loving Hut and this hits me hard.

                  Had a close look this afternoon-the fire raced across under the false ceiling easily breaching whatever separated each eatery.

                  And Yes while some places don't look too bad it'll be difficult and slow to have everything fixed/permits in place/reopen with a few months.

                  Given how tough the business is I imagine some may never reopen .

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                kinnickinnik Dec 1, 2010 08:29 PM

                Indeed - Phew! Peaceful was open and serving dinner as I passed by this evening. Elysian is a separate building and is fine.
                Loving Hut is sure a loss - I'm working in the area this week and had hoped to have lunch there one day. Sigh :-(

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                  betterthanbourdain Dec 1, 2010 10:51 PM

                  Elysian is definitely all ok. popped in tonight for a cuppa. The fire didnt look that bad from my drive by view. Definitely no where as bad as the fire from happend a few years ago. wonder how much water damage though?

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