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Sam Salmon Feb 21, 2013 07:40 PM

Discovered Whistler Pierogies today!

Yes there's a company making/delivering Pierogies in Whistler-what will those hippies think of next!?

http://whistlerpierogies.com/

Sadly it was a choice between paying for fuel and eating a Pierogie dinner tonight-they come with a Whistler sized price tag- and practicality won out however Watch This Space for further details on this simmering culinary gem.

In other news-this time from deepest darkest Function Junction-the long awaited organic grocery store Olives is Now Open has been for about a month.

In terms of looks &product selection it reminds me much of Greens on Broadway but much better run.

I was intrigued to see who they were using for baked goods seeing as how Function Junction has been the front yard of the venerable Pure Bread for so long-in fact they're usually the reason I stop in FJ.

Anyway Olives offers lovely selection of baked goods produced in the kitchen @ Nita Lake Lodge-a place I've been to a few times but had no idea how diverse & talented the kitchen team is-the baguette I bought today was delicious and fairly priced.

http://olivesmarketwhistler.com/

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  1. Sam Salmon RE: Sam Salmon Jun 19, 2013 07:53 PM

    Pure Bread has opened a new location in the village-Olympic Plaza beside David's Tea-the Function Junction store is still open.

    No news on the website yet they've been quite busy of late.

    http://www.purebread.ca/

    1. Sam Salmon RE: Sam Salmon Nov 24, 2013 08:16 AM

      Reports are that the new Pure Bread downtown location has been hit hard by yesterday's fire in Tyndal Stone Lodge on Olympic Plaza-David's Tea as well not sure about the other restaurants in the complex.

      Tough timing coming just before the busy season.

      http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british...

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      1. re: Sam Salmon
        dagoose RE: Sam Salmon Jan 10, 2014 01:13 PM

        This is an old thread, but thought I'd update it in case anyone's looking: PB is in a temp location in Marketplace, but they only have it for the season, and are unsure if the old place will be ready again in time.

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          grayelf RE: dagoose Jan 10, 2014 08:14 PM

          Thanks for the update! I'm almost out of Old Stumpy. May have to swing by the Winter Farmers' Market in Vancouver and nab some tomorrow; they are listed as attending.

          main number in Whistler: 1-604-938-3013

          pop up: 1-604-962-1182

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