August 16, 2012

VANCOUVER DAZE #82: RAILTOWN CAFE x GRAND OPENING

Vancouver Daze, Volume 82: Railtown Cafe's grand opening in Railtown on August 8, 2012. Published in Vancouver Is Awesome.

Railtown Cafe | East Vancouver, BC

Railtown is now graced with a new local eatery to serve all the offices and worker bees in the developing industrial area.

Railtown Cafe | East Vancouver, BC

The joint was soon packed mostly with owl workers across the street from the HootSuite offices (including my sister from another mister, Sandra Chung, above).

Railtown Cafe | East Vancouver, BC

We sampled their pretty tasty sandwiches. My pick was the chicken club with some deliciously crispy "72-hour bacon" on focaccia. Another standout was the salmon sandwich with pesto on olive bread. The reuben with braised beef brisket on rye was a comforting bite.

Railtown Cafe | East Vancouver, BCRailtown Cafe | East Vancouver, BC

We marvelled at the sweet smelling meats and breads carefully prepared. There were also some delicious baked goods: cookies and cinnamon buns (my favourite). (Also: Some fresh looking salads.)

Railtown Cafe | East Vancouver, BC

Everything should be good and sitting pretty at the new Eastside eatery. I find the joint like a more elaborate, ambitious version of Meat & Bread for the Railtown crowd.

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