Stores at dusk, Blanshard Street, Victoria, BC 2016

January 19, 2016 | Filed Under Architecture, BC Photography Archive, British Columbia, British Columbia Photographic Archive, Canada, Canadian, Cascadia, Documentary Photography, Don Denton, Food, Pacific Northwest, Photography, Restaurant, Street photography, Urban, Vancouver Island, Victoria | 1 Comment 

Stores at dusk, Blanshard Street, Victoria, BC 2016

This area of Victoria the blocks where Blanshard intersects with Fort Street is becoming known as a “Foodie” neighbourhood. A variety of restaurants, cafes and coffee shops have sprung up in the area in the past few areas offering a choice in menus and prices and offering an alternative to the Government/Wharf Street pod of food outlets.



Smile Restaurant 400 Block West Pender Street Vancouver British Columbia 2013

October 18, 2013 | Filed Under Architecture, BC Photography Archive, British Columbia, British Columbia Photographic Archive, Cafe, Canada, Canadian, Cascadia, Documentary Photography, Historical, History, Landscape, Pacific Northwest, Personal Project, Photography, Restaurant, Street photography, Urban, Vancouver, Vancouver Street Photography, Vernacular architecture | Leave a Comment 

Smile Restaurant 400 Block West Pender Street Vancouver BC 2010

Smile Restaurant 400 Block West Pender Street Vancouver BC 2010

Photographer Wendell Phillips introduced me to this cafe when he met me here for breakfast one morning. The cafe’s street sign now reads Smile Diner rather than restaurant.