Category: Restaurant Reviews

Planted Love Food Truck

Rotates locations currently centered in the Vancouver area Website Menu Instagram:@plantedlovefoodtruck Advice: Follow them on instagram for updated opening times and on the Streetfood App. Specializing in plant based Middle Eastern food, owner and chef Alexander Maman knows how to…

First Taste of Pizza Rubato

It’s all about delicious Napoletana pizza at this recently opened spot in the Fairview neighbourhood of Vancouver. Owned by Chef Ahmet Duman Turunc, this is the first of hopefully a few locations for this passionate entrepreneur. In addition to pizza,…

KITS BEACH COFFEE CO.

1945 Cornwall, Vancouver Tel: Web: https://www.kitsbeachcoffee.com/ instagram @kitsbeachcoffee Advice: Open daily. I never had a chance to visit their coffee bike that had been located in and around Kits Beach last summer; fast forward to now and owners James and…

First Taste of 16 West Restaurant

It’s all about tasty tapas, wine and more where Chef Addy Gowe leads the kitchen at this new spot in central Lonsdale. To play on the name of the restaurant they are offering 16 wines by the glass which is…

AIYAOHNO CAFE

30-425 Carrall Street, Vancouver Tel: Web: http://www.aiyaohno.com/ Instagram @aiyaohno.cafe Advice: Closed Siunday. With it’s focus on Japanese healthy eats this tiny café is situated between Gastown and Chinatown and this is where you can find their Takeout window. It’s all…

STOCK & SUPPLY

550 W. Hastings St., Vancouver Tel: (604) 899-3049 Web: https://stockandsupplyvancouver.com/ Instagram @stockandsupplyvan Advice: Reservations suggested, walkins welcome. Located inside the Delta by Marriott Vancouver Suites Hotel in downtown Vancouver the restaurant focusses on dishes that feature as much local and…

Experiencing Turkish Cuisine at Elma in Penticton

I visited one of my favourite restaurants in the Okanagan region recently for more of Chef Derek Ingram’s delicious elevated Turkish dishes. Here he uses as many local ingredients as possible in his cooking. If you are heading to Penticton…

Little Café on Robson

1258 Robson Street, Vancouver Tel: Web: Instagram @littlecafeonrobson Advice: Open daily, no reservations, come on in. As most know I love exploring new cafes both locally and in my travels. This cute not so small café on Robson is run…

Flipside Burgers

37760 2 Ave, Squamish Telephone: (604) 849- 0146 Website: https://www.flipsideburgers.ca/ Instagram @flipsideburgers_squamish Advice: Closed Monday. This is one of those hidden gems known for some of the best burgers around. Located outside at the back behind Cliffside Cider in Squamish;…

CHOP & CHEW

1842 Lonsdale Ave, North Van Tel: (604) 971-2475 Web: https://chopandchew.ca/ Instagram @chopandcheww Advice: Walk-ins welcome. Located in the heart of the Lonsdale neighbourhood, this eatery specializes in comfort food and is loved by the community around them. They offer up…

Counterpart Coffee

39012 Discovery Way #107, Squamish Tel: (604) 567-3338 Web https://counterpartcoffee.com/ Instagram @counterpartcoffee Advice: Closed Sunday and Monday. In what has become one of my favourite coffee shops around this is a spot that I often visit when I am in…

First Taste of Lumine Coffee

Specializing in house-made baking, multi-roaster coffee and other beverages, sandwiches and more. They opened recently in the Kitsilano neighbourhood of Vancouver. Owned by a husband (he takes care of the coffee and operations) and wife (she is the chef and…

Minus Cake Boutique

3615 Kingsway, Vancouver Tel: 604-779-3615  Web: https://www.minuscake.com/ Instagram @minusboutique18 Advice: Walk-ins welcome, for cake roll orders place those in advance. Here at this café it’s all about the Minus Cup. Owner and Pastry Chef Sweki set out to create something…

Ophelia Mexican Kitchen

165 W 2nd Ave, Vancouver Tel: (604) 800-5253 Web: https://www.opheliakitchen.ca/ Instagram: @opheliavancouver Advice: Advance reservations suggested. Specializing in authentic south-of-the-border Mexican cuisine, Executive Chef Francisco Higareda named this wonderful restaurant after his mother, Ophelia. As I love Mexican cuisine I…

Nonna’s Cucina Food Truck

Rotates locations daily currently centered in the Port Moody area Web: https://www.facebook.com/nonnascucinayvr/ Instagram: @nonnascucinayv Advice: Follow them on instagram for updated opening times and on the Streetfood App. Specializing in wood fired oven panini, owner and chef Joe has created a…

Rosie’s BBQ and Smokehouse Food Truck

Rotates locations every weekend Web: https://www.rosiesbbqsmokehouse.ca/ Instagram: @rosiesbbqsmokehouse Named for the smoker-equipped backyard shed which became the BBQ test kitchen during the pandemic year, the name “Rosie’s” is also intended to evoke the warmth of big family kitchens. Rosie’s BBQ…

First Taste of Amoka Coffee & Bites

Amoka Coffee and Bites specialized in scratch baking, refreshing coffee and other beverages, sandwiches and more. They opened a few months ago in the Westend in downtown Vancouver. Owned by Claudio and Belem, they are both passionate about serving the…

Little Devils Wood Fire Food Truck

(rotates locations) Tel: 236-999-9869 Web: https://littledevilspizza.com/ Instagram @littledevilspizza Advice: Follow them on instagram for updated opening times and on the Streetfood App. Delivery available through Uber Eats, Doordash and Fantuan when they are in the River District! Specializing in wood…

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