Ben Schwartz Crowd Sources Mouth Watering Vancouver Restaurant Recommendations

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Ben Schwartz, known for his roles on Parks and Recreation and House of Lies, took to Twitter to crowd source Vancouver restaurant recommendations, things to do and places to see.

The actor, who is also a comedian, writer, director, producer and voice actor is 37-years-old and hails from The Bronx, New York.

His voice acting work includes movies like Turbo and The Lego Movie 2: The Second part as well as TV series like Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja, Robot Chicken, BoJack Horseman, DuckTales and Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

He can next be heard in the Vancouver-filmed movie Sonic the Hedgehog which is based on the video game franchise. Schwartz voices Sonic, the supersonic blue hedgehog hero. The movie also stars Jim Carrey, James Marsden, Tika Sumpter, Adam Pally and Neal McDonough. The movie filmed in Vancouver, Ladysmith and Vancouver Island last summer and had its release pushed back until 2020 for some redesigns of the visual effects.

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The star is back in town this summer and while staying at Sutton Place Hotel in Vancouver he’s looking for some places to eat. He’s in town filming the Disney+ live-adaption movie Flora and Ulysses and plays the parent of Flora along with Alyson Hannigan. The How I Met Mother Star, Alyson Hannigan, was in town last summer filming the live-adaption movie Kim Possible.

Naturally Vancouver’s Ryan Reynolds came to the rescue with some top notch suggestions:

Other famous Vancouverites pitched their recommendations too including Fin Wolfhard from Stranger Things and Crystal Lowe from the Signed, Sealed, Delivered film series:

Non-Vancouverites like Olivia Wilde also shared their famous spots:


Tourism Vancouver and Vancouver Aquarium also reached out to Schwartz to make his stay that much more hospitable:

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