WEST END

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Seafood

THE HOLY CRAB This in­ter­na­tional chain brings Louisiana-style seafood to the West End. Tie on a bib and crack into Ca­jun-spiced Dun­geness crab, cray­fish, shrimp, lob­ster and more. Snacks and side dishes in­clude sweet corn, seafood chow­der and crispy cala­mari. $$. L (Sa-Su), D (daily). 1588 Rob­son St. 604-6618533. www.the­holy­crab.ca map 1: B4

Dessert

LADURÉE World renowned French patis­serie dates back to 1862, and flies in the sig­na­ture mac­arons from France. Vi­en­nois­eries, sweets and savoury treats, too. Sam­ple pas­tries in the tea sa­lon, or take a lux­u­ri­ous gift box to go. The bou­tique car­ries a se­lec­tion of jams, can­dles and home fra­grances. $-$$. Open daily. 1141 Rob­son St. 604-336-3030. X map 1: B5 Holt Ren­frew, 737 Dun­smuir St. 604-681-3121. www.laduree.com X map 1: C6

Cof­fee/Tea

LAU­RENCE & CHICO CAFÉ Peek into the whim­si­cal world of cou­ture fash­ion de­sign­ers Lau­rence & Chico. Truly out­landish fur­nish­ings and decor are the back­drop for af­ter­noon tea à la Alice in Won­der­land, lo­cal cof­fee, house-made pas­tries, fresh-pressed juices and more. Like any fash­ion house, the menu and decor changes sea­son­ally. Small re­tail space. $. Open daily. 833 Bute St. 604-6888680. map 1: B4

French

LE CROC­O­DILE French, Where to Dine Awards since 2005. Best French, Van­cou­ver mag­a­zine since 2008. Michel Ja­cob’s restau­rant reg­u­larly pulls top hon­ours in polls of lo­cal crit­ics and read­ers. The menu’s solidly flavoured dishes are served with flair but lit­tle fuss. $$$. L (M-F), D (M-Sa). 909 Bur­rard St. En­trance on Smithe St. 604-669-4298. www.lecrocodil­erestau­rant.com X map 1: C4

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