Most restaurants fail. The sad ones are stillborn. The mad ones flourish within the bustle and excitement of fame, notoriety, the thrill of the new. But they rarely sustain the glow. They are balloons kept aloft by a restless crowd. Only the strange, the freaks of restaurant perfection, can sustain life beyond a few years.

— Sam Sifton

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While in the city and its suburbs, I fed as if in danger of imminent execution.

And I was able to confirm earlier reconnaissance: Vancouver is among the best eating towns in the history of the Winter Games.

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