Vancouver restaurants scored big during Olympics

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

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