Tag: Brunch

Brunch: Mackenzie Gray at Market

Brunch is a favourite past time shared by many and should be an extraordinary experience, one that you will cherish. Vancouver has some wonderful places for brunch. Each of the places I visit is unique for what is offered along…

COSCA RESTAURANT

UPDATED 11/21/12 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 1118 Denman Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-683-8485 Web: http://www.coscarestaurant.com/ Twitter: @coscarestaurant Advice: Sharing platters are a great way to taste more dishes. It’s no secret that I love Italian, my friend Avelino had been raving about…

Brunch: Peter Klein at Fleuri Restaurant

Brunch is a favourite past time shared by many and should be an extraordinary experience, one that you will cherish. Vancouver has some wonderful places for brunch. Each of the places I visit is unique for what is offered along…

Brunch: Christopher Gaze at The Flying Pig

Brunch is a favourite past time shared by many and should be an extraordinary experience, one that you will cherish. Vancouver has some wonderful places for brunch. Each of the places I visit is unique for what is offered along…

FRAICHE

UPDATED 7/30/14 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 2240 Chippendale Rd, West Vancouver, BC Tel: 604 925 7595 Web:  http://www.fraicherestaurant.ca Twitter: n/a Advice: Reservations suggested, google for directions. I have dined here on a few occasions in the past including for a Painted…

THE FLYING PIG

  1168 Hamilton Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-568-1344 Web: www.FlyingPigVan.com Twitter: @FlyingPigVan Advice: You can book out the communal table in advance and be served a family style menu. I loved the exposed brick wall, wooden décor, long wooden communal table…

CAFE BRIXTON

212 East Georgia Street, Vancouver Tel: (604) 568-8200 Web: n/a Twitter: n/a Advice: Sit at the communal table or at the window. Slightly secluded as it is off the beaten track of bustling Main Street in Chinatown/Strathcona, the café is…

HAWKSWORTH RESTAURANT

801 West Georgia Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-673-7000 Web: http://www.hawksworthrestaurant.com/ Twitter: @hawksworthrest Advice: the restaurant is located inside the Rosewood Hotel Georgia and advance reservations are recommended. The star attraction at Hawksworth is the cooking from notable Chef David Hawksworth whom…

Brunch at Market by Jean-Georges

Brunch is a favourite past time shared by many and should be an extraordinary experience one that you will cherish. Vancouver has some wonderful places for you to indulge in brunch. Each of the places is unique in what they…

TABLEAU

1181 Melville Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-639-8692 Web: http://tableaubarbistro.com/ Twitter: @tableaubistro Advice: Try to get a banquette seat in front of the bar for best people watching or sit outside on the patio. Located inside the Loden Hotel. Starting out the…

THE RED WAGON

2296 East Hastings Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-568-4565 Web: http://www.redwagoncafe.com/ Twitter: @redwagoncafe Advice: Expect to wait in line awhile during weekend brunch. Brunching is a favourite past time for most, I like to explore different neighbourhoods and one of the best…

HIDDEN TASTING BAR

433 Robson Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-647-2521 Web:  http://starwood.webcanada.com/restaurant/?rid=5190 Twitter: @hiddenvancouver Advice: Go with a friend and share the dishes. Located inside the Westin Grand Hotel on the 2nd floor. Hidden off of Robson, off the hotel lobby is a somewhat…

REFUEL

UPDATED 11/21/12 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 1944 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver Phone: 604-288-7905 ‎ Web: www.refuelrestaurant.com Twitter: refuel_bar Advice: Fried Chicken Fridays are popular and often sell out. Wines are available by the glass, bottle on their own or you can…

BLUE CANOE RESTAURANT

140 – 3866 Bayview Street, Richmond Tel: 604-275-7811 Web: www.bluecanoerestaurant.com Twitter: @bluecanoeresto Advice: has an extensive craft beer list, beer pairings can be added to your meal for an additional cost. Tasters of beers ranged in price by the type…

SLICKITY JIM’S CHAT ‘N CHEW

3475 Main Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-873-6760 Web: http://www.slickityjims.com/ Twitter: @SlickityJims Advice: write your name on the sign at the door for your chance to wait in line until it is your turn to be seated. It is an iconic breakfast…

RAINCITY GRILL

1193 Denman Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-685-7337 Web: http://www.raincitygrill.com Twitter: @RaincityGrill Advice: Check out their Monday Market Dinners or one of their Tasting menus. Dishing up local ingredients since opening almost 20 years ago, dining here has always been about the…

FLEURI RESTAURANT

UPDATED 7/30/14 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 845 Burrard Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-642-2900 Web: http://www.vancouver.suttonplace.com/Restaurant_Bar.htm Twitter: n/a Advice: Prix-Fixe lunch on offer. The room is elegant, and quite Parisian, and the Executive Chef Michael Deutsch is a chef who is innovative and…

Food Fight! The Battle for Brunch April 10

Calling all Foodies! Food Fight! The Battle for Brunch, presented by Variety – The Children’s Charity and MarketPlace IGA, is back for the second year in a row! This fun and unique fundraising event will bring together some of BC’s…

NU

UPDATED 3/2/14 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 1661 Granville Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-646-4668 Web: http://nurestaurant.com Twitter: @nurestaurant Advice: Reservations suggested, free parking. Who says dreams don’t come true, I have always longed for an outstanding Greek restaurant in the city, on several…

FRAICHE

UPDATED 1/2/14 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 2240 Chippendale Rd, West Vancouver, BC Tel: 604 925 7595 Web:  http://www.fraicherestaurant.ca Twitter: n/a Advice: Reservations suggested, google for directions. Stunning views of the city below, this is a wonderful restaurant for a daytime or…

EBO RESTAURANT

UPDATED 7/1/17 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED  4331 Dominion Street, Burnaby Tel: 604-453-0788 Web: http://www.eborestaurant.com/ Twitter: @EBOrestaurant Advice: The Taste of EBO is a 3 course special for $42 Hidden inside the Delta Burnaby Hotel, is a gem worth your discovery, asides…

FAUBOURG PARIS

2156 West 41st Avenue, Vancouver Tel: 604-266 2156 Web:  http://www.faubourg.com/ Twitter: @FaubourgBakery Advice: The restaurant is located behind the café. This Parisian caffe is the perfect addition to the Kerrisdale neighbourhood, I have been by a few times already and have…

THE HERITAGE GRILL

447 Columbia Street, New Westminster, BC Tel: 604-759-0819 Web: www.theheritagegrill.com Advice: live music nightly with all sorts of music from jazz to chamber to world. This vibrant restaurant was a delight on a recent visit in for a late dinner…

THE SANDBAR

1535 Johnston Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-669-9030 Web: http://www.vancouverdine.com/theSandbar0experience.aspx Twitter: @The_Sandbar Advice: Sushi bar is on the main level, dining rooms are located on the 2nd and 3rd levels. On Granville Island, with an entrance that is a bit hidden, you’ll…

CALABASH BISTRO

428 Carrall Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-568-5882 Web: http://calabashbistro.com/ Twitter: @calabashbistro Advice: Nominal charge of $1 for the dipping sauces. The best place to sit would be downstairs if space permits. Loved the vibe and the Caribbean flavours in the food and…

TAPENADE BISTRO

3711 Bayview Street, Richmond Tel: 604-275-5188 Web: http://www.tapenade.ca/ Twitter: @tapenadebistro Advice: The patio is the place to dine on cool or warm sunny day. I love visiting Steveston, walking around the quaint shops, enjoying the breeze off the water, people…

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