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EAT! Fine Cognac: Vancouver’s New Luxurious Cognac Tasting on Nov 6

Cognac has been adored by many for centuries. It is a variety of brandy named after the town of Cognac in France. You can find bandy produced anywhere in the world but Cognac must be produced west of France. Finding the [...]

September 19, 2018 British Columbia, Promotion, Upcoming Events

Bouchon Bakery: Pastries and Coffee in Yountville

Bouchon Bakery in Yountville California is Thomas Keller’s first and original location for his bakery. This is beside Bouchon Bistro as well as French Laundry a little bit further away. We came here for a snack in the morning before [...]

September 18, 2018 Cafe, California, Dessert, French, Napa Valley

V. Sattui Winery: Tours, Tastings, and Picnics in Napa Valley

V. Sattui Winery was our favourite winery in Napa Valley during this trip. They are a family-owned winery with exceptional award-winning wines. The experience at this winery is great as it has tours, tastings, and a picnic area. We booked [...]

September 17, 2018 Napa Valley, winery

Cakebread Cellars: Winery in Napa Valley

Cakebread Cellars in Napa Valley offers tastings by appointment with a fee that varies depending on which tasting your partake in. We booked our appointment prior to visiting and it wasn’t an issue. Cakebread is best known for their Chardonnay [...]

September 16, 2018 Napa Valley, winery

Pacific Poke: Now Open in Kitsilano

Pacific Poke has opened their newest location in Kitsilano, which makes 5 locations in British Columbia and Alberta with more on the way. Since 2016 at their original location in Chinatown, they have grown quickly by serving up poke with [...]

September 15, 2018 Fusion, Hawaiian, Kitsilano, Seafood

Miss Lina Crepe Cakes: Pastries and Drinks in Richmond

Miss Lina Crepe Cakes in Richmond is another new addition to Alexandra Road for desserts. There have been a few dessert shops in Metro Vancouver opening up that specialize in Crepe Cakes, so it’s interesting to see the demand for [...]

September 14, 2018 Cafe, Chinese, Dessert, Richmond

The Girl and The Fig: Dinner in Napa Valley

One of the most memorable meals of our Napa Valley and Sonoma trip was at The Girl & The Fig. We got reservations for dinner through their website a few weeks in advance. There are a few shops in the [...]

September 12, 2018 American, French, Fusion, Napa Valley

The Boon Fly Cafe: Breakfast in Napa Valley

When we were in Napa Valley, we decided to head over to The Boon Fly Cafe for breakfast. For a Friday, this place was very busy. We waited quite a while and was the last group to be seated for [...]

September 10, 2018 American, Brunch, Napa Valley

Crackle Creme: Fall Inspired Crème Brûlée in Vancouver

Crackle Creme is a cozy cafe located in Chinatown specializing in crème brûlée, cute macarons, waffles and drinks. As the Fall is almost upon us, they are releasing 3 new crème brûlée flavours – Apple Pie, Pumpkin Spice and Malt Spice. [...]

September 9, 2018 Cafe, Chinatown, Dessert, Fusion

The Hess Collection: Wine Tastings and Art Museum

The Hess Collection is located in the Napa Valley offering unique wine tastings and a look into their exclusive art collection. We made a quick stop here to check out what they have to offer. When walking around the property, [...]

September 8, 2018 Napa Valley, winery

Hanai Family Table: Spam Musubi and Fried Okinawa Sweet Potato Mochi Delivered in Vancouver

Hanai Family Table serves up delicious Hawaiian treats – Spam Musubi and Fried Okinawa Sweet Potato Mochi delivered to your doorstep. This was started by Tess and Tom, who were born and raised in Hawaii on the island of O’ahu. [...]

September 7, 2018 British Columbia, Delivery, Hawaiian

Starbucks Canada: Cardamom Latte and New Fall Treats

Fall is around the corner and there is more to it than Pumpkin Spiced Lattes at Starbucks Canada. I’m always excited when new items are created on the Starbucks menu as it give customers more options and variety. Since the [...]

September 6, 2018 British Columbia, Cafe

Castello di Amorosa: Tuscan Castle and Winery in Napa Valley

Castello di Amorosa was highly recommended as one of the must see wineries in Napa Valley. It’s not everyday you see a 13th-century Tuscan castle as the backdrop for a winery. We made the long drive to come visit for [...]

September 4, 2018 Napa Valley, travel, winery

Simply Thai in Yaletown: Review

Simply Thai in Yaletown has been around since 2000 with Grace Rerksuttisiridach as the owner and Executive Chef. She is one of the only female owners and executive chefs in the Yaletown neighbourhood, which is a major accomplishment and we [...]

September 3, 2018 Thai, Yaletown

Mensho Tokyo SF: Long Lines, Expensive, and Rich in Flavour

Mensho Tokyo is a popular ramen shop in Japan and this is their first location outside of Japan. Luckily, it’s located in San Francisco in the Tenderloin. When I was visiting for a week, a lot of my Instagram followers [...]

September 2, 2018 Japanese, Ramen, San Francisco

Tartine Bakery: Pastries in San Francisco

Tartine Bakery is a go to place in the Mission District. I asked a few people where I needed to go in San Francisco and they highly recommended Tartine Bakery. They are best known for their pastries. There was a [...]

August 29, 2018 Bakery, Cafe, San Francisco

Mazarine Coffee: Lattes and Toast in San Francisco

Mazarine Coffee is a cafe on Market Street serving up delicious coffee and toast. This is my second trip to San Francisco and I had to revisit as I love a good latte and avocado toast. It has a great [...]

August 27, 2018 Cafe, San Francisco

Soft Peaks Ice Cream: Now Open in Burnaby

Soft Peaks Ice Cream has opened their latest location in Burnaby on Kingsway close to Crystal Mall and Metropolis at Metrotown. This popular shop got it’s start in Gastown and has finally made it’s way to Burnaby. It’s pretty exciting [...]

August 24, 2018 Burnaby Central, Cafe, Dessert
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