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Alexandra Gill

Alexandra Gill
Vancouver restaurant critic

Alexandra Gill has been The Globe and Mail’s Vancouver restaurant critic since 2005. She joined the paper as a summer intern in 1997 and was hired full-time as an entertainment columnist the following year. In 2001, she moved to Vancouver as the Western Arts Correspondent, a position she held until 2007. Her arts reportage was nominated for a National Newspaper Award in 2004. Now a freelance contributor, she writes primarily about food and drink for the B.C. and Life sections.

Latest articles
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Pepino’s Spaghetti House dishes up nostalgia
Food takes centre stage at Vancouver’s Skookum Festival
For the best wonton-noodle soup in Vancouver, Mama’s knows best
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Review: Stem Japanese Eatery provides a flourish of flavour
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Vancouver’s Escobar Restaurant is an overdose of excess
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Earls Ambleside Beach is easy on the eyes, but hard on the taste buds
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Vancouver’s Popina Canteen not a prized catch - yet
Vancouver becomes a coop for fried chicken
Vancouver’s Italian eateries are going the extra mile with fresh pasta
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Bauhaus in Vancouver’s Gastown has the makings of a star, but needs to focus on little details
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Eva Chin’s luscious menu steers Vancouver’s Royal Dinette into a delightful new groove
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Parq Vancouver fails to take the Vegas out of Victor
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Earth to Vancouver’s Super Hiro’s: Get your head out of the clouds
Canadian restaurant industry serving up sexual-harassment training
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Vancouver’s Colette Grand Café doesn’t live up to the hype
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Vancouver’s Coquille sails into uncharted territory with its creative menu, but hits choppy waters along the way
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Vancouver’s Kulinarya Filipino Eatery offers a delicious way to get your hands dirty
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Transformation of Vancouver’s Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar shows it deserves its accolades
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Experience a slice of New York at Vancouver’s Autostrada Osteria
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Ten award-winning Chinese dishes to try in Vancouver