VANCOUVER British Columbia Just as countries around the world racked up medals, Vancouver-area restaurants tallied huge sales gains during the two weeks of the Winter Olympics.Ian Tostenson, president of the British Columbia Restaurant & Foodservices Association, said the Olympics were a huge boost to downtown restaurants.“Restaurants in the downtown area, in what we call the Olympic Zone, did extraordinarily well,” Tostenson said. "We saw increases ranging from 100 to 300 percent, ...
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