By TIM PAWSEY
The easiest way to find a good kitchen is by its address. In the capable hands of chef Daryle Nagata and fisher Paul Puratich, the West End haunt formerly known as Delilah’s has been lovingly restored and re-monikered as Seventeen89. Fresh marine cuisine and more landlocked tastes roam from West Coast seafood chowder to lamb shank to a delicious warm bread pudding with BC blueberries and ginger, topped with chocolate gelato. Sardine-tiny but lively Bin 941 still rules as Vancouver’s small-plates creator, with artfully contrived braised short rib with butternut squash risotto, and coconut-milk-steamed BC mussels with garam masala.
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