Tag: Hot Spot

Oo La Cha and the Dry Age Experience

The Dry Age Experience is a one of a kind tasting menu which is quite the memorable experience and that is what we did recently. It was a delicious and unique foray into eating dry-aged fish and meats. It’s a…

Experiencing Korean Dishes at Mapo Pancake House

Take yourself on a culinary journey to Korea in downtown Vancouver. I had the pleasure to taste my way through many dishes on the menu at this restaurant that specializes in authentic Korean savoury pancakes and Makgeolli (Korean rice wine)…

Summer Menu Tasting at Lift Bar & Grill

Enjoyed a delicious lunch joined by my friend Sheryl on their beautiful upstairs patio overlooking Coal Harbour. We were there to try some new and refined dishes by Chef Chris Andraza who recently joined as their new Executive Chef. 1st…

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,…

First Taste of Passaparola Burrata Bar

Located on the 2nd floor, upstairs of the new Robba da Matti in Kitsilano, they recently launched their wine and burrata bar that features a selection of salads and other dishes with burrata as the highlight. They also offer several…

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 the Seafood Brunch at Bruno

Enjoyed a delicious brunch with both Lawrence Ferber and Lawrence Lee on a Saturday recently at one of my favourite restaurants in Richmond. Every weekend this restaurant offers a Seafood Brunch where they serve it all to your table for…

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…

Griffin’s Gambit 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…

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 Wild Flour Pizza Co.

It’s all about delicious Sourdough pizza at this recently opened spot in central Burnaby. Owned by Chef Steven Che and Clay Spalding, the duo is off and running. In addition to pizza, the rest of the menu will feature various…

First Taste of OEB Breakfast Co in North Vancouver

Specializing in creative breakfast and brunch dishes; they recently opened their newest location in North Vancouver close to Lions Gate Hospital. I loved the modern decor and the spacious room and most of all the vibe and delicious food. This…

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