Tag: Neighborhood eating

First Taste of Oakberry in Vancouver

The first of five stores to open in Vancouver this year is now open in Kitsilano; the company that was founded in Brazil in 2016, now has 600 stores around the world. Oakberry is known for its fresh, 100% natural…

OFRA’S KITCHEN

1088 Denman Street, Vancouver Tel: (604) 688-2444 Web: https://www.ofraskitchen.com/ Instagram @ofraskitchen Advice: Closed Tuesday’s., not licensed but you can bring your own wine for a $5 corkage fee. After dining at this one of a kind restaurant in the heart…

First Taste of Archr Coffee

It’s all about being the community coffee house in the Willoughby neighbourhood of Langley. Locally owned by a husband and wife duo who wanted to create a place for their community to come and enjoy delicious coffee and food. The…

Experiencing Handi Grill in West Point Grey

Take yourself on a culinary journey to India in the West Point Grey neighbourhood of Vancouver. I had the pleasure to taste my way through a selection of Northern Indian dishes on the menu at this established restaurant that had…

First Taste of Machete

Specializing in Mexican eats and drinks, this wonderful eatery recently opened on Main Street near Chinatown where owners Cecilia and Alex are featuring authentic Mexican dishes. They are serving all sorts of Mexican specialties that you would find in the…

First Taste of Gastronomy Gastown

It’s all about delicious Napoletana pizza and other Italian dishes with a twist at this recently opened spot in the Gastown neighbourhood of Vancouver. Owned by business partners, Sahand Bigloo and Kiarash Tarikhi. In addition to pizza, the rest of…

First Taste of Wildlight Kitchen + Bar

It’s all about Westcoast cuisine and inventive cocktails and zero-proof drinks inside a room inspired by nature and the area around UBC. A celebration of West Coast culture and cuisine, Wildlight Kitchen + Bar opened in February 2023 and is…

First Taste of the Tamale Shop

Specializing in house-made tamales and other Mexican eats and drinks, this wonderful eatery recently opened in the Mount Pleasant neighbourhood. Serving freshly made savoury and sweet tamales, tacos, tortas, and other Mexican specialties. Their business was born during the pandemic…

GENKI EKI NOODLE BAR

693 W Broadway, Vancouver Tel: (604) 428-2158 Web: https://genkiekinoodlebar.com/ Instagram @genkieki Advice: Counter service. Specializing in traditional Japanese street food, the interior décor of the restaurant makes you imagine that you are in a Japanese train station. Here they offer…

KARMA INDIAN BISTRO

2741 W 4th Ave, Vancouver Tel: (604) 559-1666 Web: https://www.karmaindianbistro.ca/   Instagram @karmaindianbistro Advice: Walkins always welcome. Happy Hour 3-5pm daily. Specializing in traditional Northern Indian cuisine with a hint of Southern Indian cuisine, this Kitsilano eatery has regulars returning…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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