Tag: Neighborhood eating

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…

SABA FOODS YEMENI RESTAURANT

509 Main Street, Vancouver Tel: (604) 358-0566 Web: https://sabafoods.ca/ Instagram @sabafoodsvancity Advice: Reservations for larger groups suggested, walk-ins welcome. Specializing in Yemini cuisine, this restaurant is located in Chinatown and serves 100% Halal meats and almost everything is house-made. We…

First Taste of Local Pizzaiolo

A great new addition to the Kitsilano neighbourhood, this new spot is owned by a couple of chefs with years of experience in the pizza realm. They started out by offering Pizza Catering and now they have just added a…

Mount Pleasant Vintage & Provisions Opening

Last week I attended the media opening party at this new very cool cocktail bar/eatery in the Mount Pleasant neighbourhood. I loved their Frozen Vietnamese Coffee slushy and had a chance to taste some of their food offerings as well….

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 Caffe Soccavo

A great new addition to the Commercial Drive neighbourhood, this Italian sports cafe features Italian snacks, pizza, panini, desserts, coffees, wine, cocktails and more. This new eatery is owned by Dom and Frank Morra, the same family that also owns…

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…

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…

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…

First Taste of Ignite Pizzeria Yaletown

Popular Mount Pleasant pizzeria recently opened a new flagship restaurant in Yaletown and it is a beauty with seating both inside and outside. As the Mount Pleasant location is all about slices this one is not, they have introduced a…

First Taste of Isetta Café Bistro

It’s focus as a café and bistro serving coffee and brunch fare by day will eventually offer dinners as well in this secluded spot which is an iconic landmark in the Cypress Park area of West Vancouver. It’s owned by…

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…

New Brunch Menu at Zarak by Afghan Kitchen

I recently had an opportunity to try some of the new brunch offerings at this Mount Pleasant restaurant that just launched a creative new weekend brunch service serving a selection of Afghan dishes. Lawrence joined me and we both started…

First Taste of Nonna’s Cucina

It’s all about Italian street food made Nonna’s way with delicious pastas, panini, salads and more with chef Darrel Arnault running the kitchen; and owner, Joe Fazio running operations. They have a few seats at this counter-serve eatery, though it’s…

First Taste of Nellos Restaurant

It’s all about classic Italian dishes inspired by Rossini’s which had been a Vancouver staple for many years in Kitsilano with Chef Nello Foschi running the kitchen, these are his recipes and they have now been elevated by Chef Adam…

First Taste of Nancy Go YaYa

Beautiful restaurant specializing in Singaporean café delights, owned by Tannis Ling and Alain Chow who partnered with chef Jian Cheng. The décor is delightful reminiscing a Singaporean coffee shop; and the service is top notch. I’ve visited for lunch a…

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