Tag: Solo Diners

For people who are dining alone

First Taste of Oshi Nori

Specializing in sushi hand rolls and other Japanese dishes in the heart of Yaletown, owners’ husband and wife Paulo and Priscilla have created a great spot featuring high quality seafood. Everything is so fresh and flavourful and you get to…

Fanny Bay Oyster Bar & Shellfish Market Reopening Party

It was a fantastic affair last week as the owners hosted media along with many of their customers including chefs for a night of delicious imbibing. For those that wanted to drink to celebrate they featured a selection of cocktails,…

First Taste of Marugame Udon

Marugame Udon is known world-wide for its made-to-order Sanuki-style udon, which is a specific type of udon noodle originating from Japan’s Kagawa Prefecture, formerly known as the Sanuki region. Sanuki-style udon is one of the most popular and well-known udon varieties…

WOW FULL NOODLE HOUSE

505 Dunsmiur St, Vancouver Tel: (604) 620-8038 Web: https://www.clover.com/online-ordering/wowfull Instagram @wowfullasianrestaurant Advice: Counter service It’s all about Taiwanese noodle soups, dumplings and other dishes at this eatery centrally located in downtown Vancouver. Their speciality is the Signature Taiwanese Braised Beef Noodle…

TOLOACHE MEXICAN KITCHEN

586 Hornby Street, Vancouver. Tel:(604) 565 0511 Web:https://toloache.ca/ Instagram @toloachemk Advice: Counter service Specializing in Mexican Street Food, this wonderful eatery in the heart of downtown Vancouver. It’s a casual spot where you can come by and order and get…

PIZZONE PIZZA

848 Powell St, Vancouver Tel: (236) 476-4707 Web: https://www.pizzonepizza.com/ Instagram @pizzone.pizza Advice: Counter service, no reservations. It’s all about tasty gourmet pizza and other dishes at this newly opened spot in the Strathcona neighbourhood. As you walk in the narrow…

First Taste of Bar Haifa

Specializing in Middle Eastern cuisine at this beautiful new restaurant in downtown Vancouver. It’s owned by 5 best friends which is made up of Israelis and Palestinians and they have melded their cultures together to bring the cuisine from Haifa,…

First Taste of Monzo Burger

There is a new burger spot in town and is where it’s at for a fun day or night out, open daily from morning to midnight; they are serving up all sorts of burgers (beef, chicken and veggie), milkshakes (with…

BOMBAY KITCHEN

1061 Denman Street, Vancouver Tel: (604) 558-4445 Web: https://bombaykitchenondenman.ca/ Instagram @bombaykitchenondenman Advice: No reservations, the restaurant is open daily from late morning through to late night. With it’s focus on Indian cuisine in a casual environment, diners come in and…

Experiencing Brazilian Cuisine at WhataFood

Enjoyed learning about Brazilian street food and discovered that WhataFood is a common expression in Brazil and that refers to the type of street food. I started off with a selection of Whatabites, and my favourites were the Bacalhau (cod)…

Experiencing Indian Oven Restaurant in Kitsilano

Take yourself on a culinary journey to India in the Kitsilano neighbourhood of Vancouver. I had the pleasure to taste my way through a selection of dishes on the menu at this established restaurant that recently changed ownership. They specialize…

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 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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