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February 2009

“The book welcomes you into its pages just as the award-winning restaurant greets its clientele with grace and innovation. The reader is invited to feel at ease and relish the excellence while surveying dynamic menus showcasing the region’s bounty. With over 100 recipes and full-colour photographs, West: The Cookbook offers tantalizing starters and main courses that span the seasons and features suggested wine pairings, as well as elegant desserts and inventive cocktails. The recipes are approachable for the home cook, and packed with flavour.”

Bee Scene, Feb 10, 2009
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December 2008

“The cookbook has 100 recipes and full-colour photographs offering tantalizing starters and mains that span the seasons and features suggested wine pairings. There are also elegant desserts from the restaurant’s pastry chef Rhonda Viani, wine pairings from wine director Owen Knowlton and unique cocktails by mixologist David Wolowidnyk.”

Times & Transcript, Dec 13, 2008
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December 2008

“For the jet-setting fans of Canadian restaurants, West is one of Vancouver’s hottest restaurants; the book features regionally inspired recipes, wine pairings and creative cocktail recipes. Gorgeous full-colour photos throughout.”

Calgary Herald, Dec 7, 2008
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November 2008

“The world’s top culinary stars are increasingly drawn to Canada’s sleepy West Coast, which is experiencing a renaissance in food culture. …British chef Warren Geraghty has brought his European fine-dining experience and passionate inventiveness to bear on the regional cuisine the hot spot is famous for – and with supreme results. West: The Cookbook… is a visual feast of mouth-watering menus accompanied by detailed instructions for ambitious home cooks.”

HELLO! Magazine, Nov 26, 2008
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November 2008

“The parts are all on the table – brilliant recipes, sexy food shots, sleek design, savvy behind-the-scenes profiles… [and the recipes] are deliciously challenging.”

Quill & Quire, Nov 26, 2008
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November 2008

“High-end restaurant meals have become just a little less accessible over the past month. Considering we live in such a food-obsessed corner of the world, what can we do? How can we cope? Well, one way is to emulate the great chefs of Vancouver… Just in time to help, West: The Cookbook has been published with more than 100 recipes from the highly respected restaurant. … Ace food photographer John Sherlock will cause you to drop everything and rush out to shop for ingredients.”

Vancouver Sun, Nov 25, 2008
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October 2008

“Executive Chef Warren Geraghty… struck me as being very obviously talented, passionate, and youthfully enthusiastic.”

Literary and Culinary Rambles, Oct 30, 2008
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October 2008

“The recipes in West: The Cookbook are geared to those up for a kitchen challenge. …this cookbook is haute cuisine all the way.”

Georgia Straight, Oct 16, 2008
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July 2008

“Finally, home cooks can recreate the sumptuous recipes from one of Canada’s finest restaurants. Lush with fine photography and expert wine and cocktail pairings, here’s some free advice: eat—and drink—this book!”

Vancouver Magazine, Jul 29, 2008
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March 2008

“For amazingly fine dining that utilizes absolutely fresh local seasonal ingredients, you can’t go wrong with West… a culinary highpoint of the city.”

Frommer’s Travel Guides Best of Vancouver, Mar 7, 2008
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