Little Conejo opened approximately three months ago in downtown Vancouver. This is the first restaurant for owners Mychal Dynes and Mark Wooten, who have both been in the industry for many years. The menu reflects a taco shop with several different taco options and a small offering of additional items. A fine selection of mezcal liquor is also part of the focus at Little Conejo.
Digging into the Thanksgiving Day feast is a joy, but preparing it takes work. This Green Salad with Pear Dressing is a simple but elegant first course, and it will take some of the stress out of the gig. And — bonus! — it’s lighter than the usual holiday recipe. How did we do it? By swapping out some of the oil in favor of a very flavorful pear puree.
Pumpkin is so popular today that there is hardly anything that hasn’t had a pumpkin variation. Some of them are no-brainers, others are so far-fetched that I don’t understand who is buying them, much less eating them.