A bouquet you can eat


Leane Ma holds one of the edible bouquets she made in her store.
Photo by Doug Shanks, WE Vancouver

Adapted from WE Vancouver by Nancy Carson
Level 2

We often visit friends or family for a meal.
Sometimes we take flowers as a gift for the host.
Flowers are nice but they last about a week.
Sometimes we take chocolates.
However, some people do not want to eat candy.
They don’t want their children to have candy, either.
These gifts can be expensive, as well.

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Solly’s cinnamon buns go around the world


Solly’s cinnamon buns, Vancouver
Photo courtesy of Jenn Chic, WE Vancouver

Adapted from WEVancouver by Nancy Carson
Level 2

Leah Markovitch owns Solly’s in Vancouver.
Solly’s is a bakery and deli.
The bakery makes Jewish baking.
They serve soup and sandwiches, too.
You can sit down. You can have a snack.
Or you can eat a nice lunch.

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B.C. Subway opens 400th restaurant


Manager Angela Alvano shows a Subway sandwich.
Photo by Ric Ernst, The Vancouver Sun

B.C. Subway opens 400th restaurant
Adapted from The Vancouver Sun and www.wikipedia.org
by Nila Gopaul, 2013, Level 2

Subway restaurants are successful in B.C.
Recently, the 400th Subway store opened in Vancouver.
The restaurant is near Rogers Arena.
An arena is an indoor sports place.
The Vancouver Canucks hockey team plays there.
It is a good place to put a Subway restaurant.
Many hockey fans are hungry before or after hockey games.
Subway stores are in 104 communities in B.C.
Subway hires about 4,000 people. Continue reading