Tag: Desserts

First Taste of Delara Restaurant

Beautiful restaurant specializing in elevated Persian cuisine, owned and run by Chef Bardia Ilbeiggi opened late summer. He is a very good and creative chef who not only creates beautiful dishes but also tells a wonderful story on his instagram….

First Taste of Alouette Restaurant

Specializing in French cuisine, this recently opened restaurant is serving up traditional French classics alongside wines, cocktails and more. Chef Albert Tran leads the kitchen along with Culinary Director Mark Greenfeld, currently serving dinner Wednesday – Sunday, soon they will…

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…

First Taste of Loula’s Taverna

One of the cuisines that I adore is Greek and several of the partners behind this new eatery on Commercial Drive are responsible for the rise in Greek cuisine in our city over many decades. This one though is as…

Five Foodie Treats

A selection of my favourite foodie treats in no particular order that I have tasted recently and where to find them. Hazelnut Mascarpone Puffs A delicious creation, the choux puffs are filled with hazelnut mascarpone, topped with hazelnut creme. Jess…

Five Foodie Treats

A selection of my favourite foodie treats in no particular order that I have tasted recently and where to find them. Pumpkin Spice Cruffin A decadent creation with pumpkin spiced cream, spiced caramel, vanilla white chocolate whip, pumpkin spice dusting….

Peaked Pies Tasting in Burnaby Heights

Over the years I had visited both their Denman street and their Whistler restaurants for their delicious Aussie Pies to eat-in or to take-out. They recently opened their 3rd location in the Burnaby Heights neighborhood and I was invited in…

First Taste of Casereccio Foods

This newly opened Italian eatery in Kitsilano is owned by Maria Clarkson, Alexandro Cascia and another partner, all from different regions of Italy. They have put together a wonderful menu of house-made pastas, sauces, desserts and more. In addition to…

Five Foodie Treats

A selection of my favourite foodie treats in no particular order that I have tasted recently and where to find them. Chocolate chocolate, chocolate and sea buckthorn Delicious and winning desert in all senses for us chocoholics. Published on Main…

Five Foodie Treats

A selection of my favourite foodie treats in no particular order that I have tasted recently and where to find them. Nonno’s Tiramisu delicious treat made with their Neapolitan espresso, Italian mascarpone, savoiardi biscuits and dusted with dark cocoa. Spacca…

Five Foodie Treats

A selection of my favourite foodie treats in no particular order that I have tasted recently and where to find them. This special edition features all takeout treats. Strawberry & Sakura Parfait a yummy treat with chewy shiratama, mild floral…

SAY MERCY

4298 Fraser Street, Vancouver Tel: (604) 423-3624 Web: https://www.saymercy.ca instagram @saymercyyvr Advice: Advance reservations suggested. With its focus on American Barbq and Southern Italian, Chef Sean Reeve and his partners have a created a wonderful menu of dishes that marry…

Experiencing Brunch at VV Tapas & Lounge

This is a beautiful tapas lounge which opened in the late fall on East Hastings in the Strathcona neighborhood; I was excited to revisit for their recently added weekend brunch service. Started of the morning with a Cappuccino with almond milk,…

CURRY LOUNGE

16030 24 Ave #130, Surrey Tel: (604) 538-7333 Web: https://currylounge.ca/ Instagram @curryloungesouthsurrey Advice: Reservations suggested, walkins welcome Specializing in traditional Indian fare that’s turned up a notch, Chef Jatin Sharma has created a wonderful menu of dishes where the presentation…

CAFÉ PORTRAIT

1120 Denman Street, Vancouver Tel: (604) 915-6993 Web: Website on Facebook Instagram @cafeportrait_ Advice: No reservations, walkins welcome, check website for hours. A beautiful café that is filled with art in the form of portraits adorns the café walls at…

KOZAK UKRANIAN EATERY

5077 Victoria Drive, Vancouver Tel: (604) 428-4421 Web: https://www.kozakeatery.ca/ Instagram @kozakukrainianfood Advice: No reservations, eat-in or take-out. With it’s focus on Ukrainian dishes and baking, Irina and Sergiy are serving up homestyle food that they grew up eating in the…

OLD BIRD

3950 Main Street, Vancouver Tel: (604) 873-1172 Web: https://oldbird.ca/ Instagram @oldbirdrestaurant Advice: No reservations, walk-ins only. With it’s focus on Chinese cuisine with attitude, Executive Chef Deseree Lo has put together a wonderful menu of dishes from the places were…

ARTUSI RESTAURANT

412 6th Street, New Westminster Tel: (604) 553-9922 Web: http://www.artusirestaurant.com/ Twitter @ArtusiNewWest Instagram @artusirestaurant Advice: Reservations suggested, open lunch and dinner, closed Tuesday’s Specializing in contemporary rustic Italian food, Chef Delbert Cirfera, and his partners are family and friends who…

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