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Summer 2014

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+ AboriginAl Tourism bC Created by BCLiving in partnership with Aboriginal Tourism bC ways to be authentic this summer Dive into British Columbia's one-of-a-kind aboriginal travel and culinary experiences. From sleeping in teepees to chowing down on gourmet riffs on ancient dishes, spend the summer getting to know the rich culture that is the foundation of B.C.'s history. This is your guide to the bounty that exists in Vancouver and around B.C. Turn the page for more authentic aboriginal experiences in Vancouver and around the province… F or all of Vancouverites' pride about culinary fluency, we're not that familiar with our own indigenous cuisine. Don't agree? We bet you can name three ai favourites, but try doing the same for aboriginal dishes. not so much, right? at being the case, you probably aren't aware of what you're missing. Fortunately for you, First nations cuisine is only as far away as West broadway restaurant salmon n' bannock bistro. e tiny, 30-seat room opened up during the 2010 Winter games but has caught on internationally in the past year. it is consistently one of the top-rated Trip Advisor restos in the city, with one review declaring it "indigenous food at its finest." at fine food includes a decadent barbecued salmon mousse, an elk burger that takes the handheld-food experience to a different plane, as well as a tradi- tional soapberry indian ice cream for dessert (bonus: it's dairy- free). en there's one of the most innovative charcuterie plates in the land – lean and gamey bison carpaccio and air-dried arctic muskox served with an earthy cedar jelly and bannock (a tradi- tional flatbread) crackers. | 604-568-8971 17 (and leave the crowds behind) VAnCouVer e Must-try Meal p47-51-AboriginalTourism.indd 48 2014-05-22 9:54 AM

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