SUYO MODERN PERUVIAN

3475 Main St, Vancouver Tel: 604-322-1588 Web: https://suyo.ca/ Instagram @suyorestaurant Advice: Reservations are a must. Closed Sunday and Monday. Specializing in Modern Peruvian cuisine, here it is all about inventive cocktails, dishes and desserts that are all in sync. Enjoyed…

NOSTOS TAVERNA

3162 W Broadway, Vancouver Tel: (604) 730-9303 Web: https://nostostaverna.com/ Instagram @nostos.taverna Advice: Closed Sunday and Monday. Reservations to be made by phone only. Specializing in Greek cuisine of the island of Evia where Chef and Owner Eleni grew up. The…

ARABESQUE CAFÉ AND BAKERY

UPDATED – BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 1039 Granville Street, Vancouver Tel: (604) 423-4449 Web: https://arabesque-cafe-bakery.business.site/ Instagram: @arabesquecafebakery Advice: No reservations, walk-ins welcome. Specializing in Syrian and Mediterranean cuisine, it’s all made from scratch at this Granville Street eatery by owner/chef Nader…

SUSHI HIL RESTAURANT

3330 Main Street, Vancouver Tel: (236) 482-9060 Web: https://www.sushihil.com/ Instagram @sushihil_restaurant Advice: Advance reservations are suggested., closed Sunday’s. Specializing in Japanese cuisine with a focus on sushi and sashimi. owner/chef Hilary Nguy is dedicated to creating dishes with simplicity, finess and…

Around Metro Vancouver in the Honda Accord Hybrid

I recently spent a week test driving the Honda Accord Hybrid 2022 car around snowy Vancouver while enjoying a festive season lunch and catchup with friends. Headed over to Showcase Restaurant in the Coal Harbour neighborhood for a festive holiday…

CARLINO RESTAURANT

1115 Alberni St, Vancouver Tel: (604) 695-1115 Web: https://www.carlinorestaurant.com/ Instagram @carlinorestaurant Advice: Reservations suggested for dinner. Specializing in Northern Italian cuisine, the restaurant focusses on dishes that feature as much local and seasonal ingredients as possible working with many farmers…

St Remy Masterclass

Master Blender, Cécile Roudaut lead a masterclass at Vancouver Club where she shared her knowledge of her most recent creation, St Remy Signature over some cocktails and bites. Her Signature brandy is now available locally and it’s designed for mixing…

Dim Sum at Floata Seafood Restaurant

Enjoyed a wonderful dim sum lunch with Bob Sung on his A Wok Around Chinatown Tour and our new friends at Floata Seafood Restaurant. This long time Chinatown restaurant has been serving customers for over 30 years. Any Dim Sum…

9th Annual Noodle Mania on January 11

Join us and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in Vancouver! This 9th annual noodle tasting extravaganza is presented by Vancouver Foodster and Tasting Plates. Experience different restaurants and tastes that may include Chinese chow mein to Japanese udon to Italian Bucatini,…

SONG

317 E Broadway, Vancouver Tel: (604) 568-0400 Web: https://www.songyvr.com/ Instagram @songyvr Advice: Closed Tuesdays. Specializing in Northern Thai cuisine, it is all about the flavours at this Mount Pleasant gem where Chef Warakorn Suriyawong and his team are keeping things…

Apertivo with Armani Afternoon Tea at Holt’s Café

Afternoon Tea is an art and should be an extraordinary experience one that you will cherish. Vancouver has some wonderful places for you to indulge in an Afternoon Tea experience. Each of the places is unique in what they offer…

Festival of Lights and Shaughnessy Restaurant

As it is the holiday season, it is also time to indulge in the Festival of Lights menu to coincide with The Festival of Lights at VanDusen Gardens. Chef Matthew Phillip has put together a great menu for this years…

A Walk Around Chinatown Tour

I participated in a wonderful, educational and tasty tour of Chinatown in Vancouver with Bob Sung. The last time I participated in one of his tours was 10 years ago and this one was quite different from the last one…

Happy Hour at District Eleven

It’s not to often that I dine around for Happy Hour as most of the time I am out for dinner, but this time Lawrence joined me as we visited a spot in the neighbourhood nearby on Main Street. Such…

IMPOSTORI TRATTORIA

3121 Granville St, Vancouver Tel: (604) 606-0241 Web: https://www.impostori.com/ Instagram @impostori_trattoria Advice: Closed Sunday and Monday. Enjoyed a wonderful dinner and great conversation with my friend Lee Man over delicious dishes at this South Granville Italian hot spot. Aside from…

Dinner on Reflections Winter Terrace

Enjoyed a wonderful festive dinner on the Reflections Winter Terrace where we watched table after table order the Rosewood Christmas Tree (each one features 6 festive cocktails). The Winter Terrace has been decorated for the holiday season and it is…

Holiday Afternoon Tea at Notch8

Afternoon Tea is an art and should be an extraordinary experience one that you will cherish. Vancouver has some wonderful places for you to indulge in an Afternoon Tea experience. Each of the places is unique in what they offer…

Experienced a Holiday Lunch Buffet at Showcase Restaurant

Enjoyed the Holiday Lunch Buffet where they are offering their holiday weekday lunch buffet that features a salad bar, soup, a selection of hot dishes (menu changes daily), and a full range of festive desserts. I had the tasty Carrot…

First Taste of Vanilla Bean Bakeshop

Specializing in scratch baking, Taylor’s bakery opened recently inside the Haney Place Mall after a successful launch during the pandemic selling her baking at farmer’s markets in the area. She won best bakery of the year in 2021 in Maple…

Experiencing Cornucopia 2022 in Whistler

It had been 5 years since I had attended my last Whistler Cornucopia weekend and it was time to get back for another festival of tasting. I started off by attending The Life of a Barrel of Whistler on Friday…

CRAB HOT LAU

2141 Kingsway, Vancouver Tel: (604) 423-3633 Web: Instagram @crabhotlau.vancouver Advice: Reservations suggested for larger groups, closed Tuesday’s. Specializing in Northern Vietnamese cuisine, Cherry the owner and chef had immigrated to Canada 8 years ago, as a business woman, she decided…

UNION LATINO’S FOOD

1149 Granville St, Vancouver Tel: (604) 269-9229 Web: https://www.unionlatinosrestaurant.com/ Instagram: @unionlatinosfood Advice: Walkin’s welcome. Closed Monday’s. Specializing in all the Colombian favourites with dishes from each region of the country in South America; along with specialty cocktails, beer and wine….

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