Hi Everyone.. Looking forward to arriving in Vancouver for nine days next week, Ash Cloud permitting, prior to travelling to Seattle to join an Alaska cruise. I will then be returning to Vancouver for three days prior to flight home. First part of stay will be at the Metropolitan with the final three days at the Fairmont Pacific Rim.
I check out these forums with some interest and it would be nice to hear some local feedback on recommended restaurants and bars in the Downtown area. I have heard that Vancouver is safe to walk at nights with the usual "big city" precautions being taken.
I am not looking for high end restaurants or "groovy" bars. Asian and Steak houses would probably be my favourites. Pubs/Bars with some atmosphere and live music would be great.