May 25, 2023 edition - A most beautiful breakfast

Hi ETC family!

Now that the weather is nice, it’s perfect for spending quality time with loved ones at the beach or park, perhaps even with a shared meal.

This week, we cover a small business that caters for home and office parties, so be sure to scroll down to check it out.

We’re also still on the lookout for Tri-Cities food influencers, so if you’re a foodie or know any foodies, let us know so we can feature you in our newsletter.

As always, stay awesome!

– Tina & the ETC Team

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5 spots to try right now

Inside Out Tea Loft: Brown sugar pearl tiramisu latte, anyone?

🥣 Float30: The clam chowder is comfort in a bowl

🍤 Neptune Seafood Restaurant: The perfect shared meal experience

🍣 Sushi On: It definitely lives up to the hype

🥐 Elmo Baking Co: Some incredibly creative croissants

Know a great place we should add here? Reply back and let us know!

What's new

The breakfast platter at Cafe Dorothy is the best way to start the day

If you’re looking for a fully loaded breakfast that offers a little more than just eggs and bacon, then look no further.

Coquitlam’s Cafe Dorothy offers a $25 breakfast platter that includes one pastry, a brie sandwich, and a latte.

We tried the full set and can say that the combo makes for an incredibly memorable meal.


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El Mariachi Mexican Food makes for the perfect taco party

If you’re hoping to be the host with the absolute most, you’ve got to give El Mariachi Mexican Food a go.

We recently ordered from the catering company and were incredibly impressed by the sheer bounty of options offered with its taco party set; from over half a dozen sauces to a delicious array of fillings, it felt that there was a nearly infinite number of flavour combinations to create.


🚚 New food truck opens: The Spanish Cravings food truck just had its first weekend of operation, and plans to operate at Town Centre on weekends from 11am to 4pm.

🥩 Brewery & the Beast, Vancouver’s best food and drink event of the summer, is back Jul. 9! To buy tickets, see the restaurant lineup, and event details, visit*

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🧶 Tri-Cities Community Market: Head over to Terry Fox Secondary School to check out a community market and find food, fun, handmade goods, and much more on May 27.

Pop-up Market: C Market Coffee is hosting a pop-up market on May 27 to showcase some local vendors.


🍷 Samz happy hour: Samz Neighbourhood Pub has an amazing happy hour that includes $4.50 glasses of wine, $6 beers, and a selection of food choices.

🍕 Sergio’s special: The pizza spot has daily specials, including two large, two-topping pizzas with two cans of pop for $30.

Job postings

🍔 Cook: Fatburger Coquitlam is hiring for a cook to work full-time from $16.25 to $17.25 an hour at the 114-1090 Lougheed Hwy. location.

🚛 Kitchen manager: Frankie: Street Food is hiring a kitchen manager at $60,000 to $67,000 a year to lead a team of cooks on its food truck.

Hiring in the Tri-Cities? Reply back and let us know and we'll feature your opening next week!

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