All posts by DesignGirl

Spade Coffee: Brunch in Vancouver

Spade Coffee in Vancouver serves up brunch all week long on Commercial Drive. It’s a cozy cafe serving up coffee, spirits, treats and small plates. If you want a cocktail and croissant, you can do that too. It is owned [...]

December 10, 2018 Brunch, Cafe, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Italian

[Sneak Peek] Ganache Patisserie: Bûches de Noël for the Holidays

Ganache Patisserie has launched their newest Bûches de Noël which will feature 2 modern interpretations of the classic yulelog and 2 of their classic flavours. We got a sneak peek of these 4 flavours of their Bûches de Noël. Traditional [...]

December 9, 2018 Cafe, Dessert, Yaletown

The Sauce Pasta Cafe: Now Open in The West End on Denman

The Sauce Pasta Cafe is located on Denman Street in the West End. They recently opened up serving up pasta on the go as of December 1, 2018. This is their first location offering up customers high end gourmet Italian [...]

December 8, 2018 Italian, Quick Service, Robson Street/West End

McDonalds Canada: Seriously Chicken Asiago & Bacon Burger and Garlic & Herb Seasoned Fries

McDonalds Canada launched their new Seriously Chicken Asiago & Bacon Burger and Garlic & Herb Seasoned Fries on the menu for this winter. We had to give it a try to see how these items are. It’s not a very [...]

December 7, 2018 Uncategorized

Holiday Sweets Around the House with PC Insiders Collection

As the holidays are here, what better way to celebrate than with some sweet treats. It’s really not the holidays if chocolate isn’t within arms reach. A lot of people love baking homemade treats, but sometimes there is just no [...]

December 6, 2018 British Columbia, product

[Sneak Peek] Pokey Okey: Luxurious $100 Poke Bowl in Richmond

Pokey Okey in Richmond, BC is serving up a luxurious creation – The Ruby Bowl that will sell for $100 from Friday December 7th till Sunday December 9th in limited quantities. We had a sneak peek of what to expect. [...]

December 4, 2018 Hawaiian, Richmond

YiFang Taiwan Fruit Tea: Now Open on Kingsway in Vancouver

YiFang Taiwan Fruit Tea is now open on Kingsway near Boundary. They are best known for their fruit teas as well as brown sugar pearl latte, which is only available during certain times during the day. They only accept cash [...]

December 3, 2018 Bubble Tea, South Burnaby, Taiwanese

2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid: Review

The 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In is a sleek hybrid vehicle that gives customers more options to save on gas consumption while relying on electric power. Personally, I’ve been looking for a good hybrid or electric vehicle in the near future, [...]

December 2, 2018 Car, travel

Hippie Snacks: Cauliflower Crisps and Avocado Crisps Review

Hippie Snacks has added two new products to its lineup: Cauliflower Crisps (in Original and Classic Ranch flavours) and Avocado Crisps (in Guacamole and Sea Salt). I love trying new products especially when companies make us think of consuming vegetables [...]

December 1, 2018 British Columbia, product

Jia Plus Fusion Cafe in Pitt Meadows

Jia Plus Fusion Cafe is located in Osprey Village Market in Pitt Meadows. I wouldn’t have known a Taiwanese Cafe was located here in this area. I had to give this a try with my friend to see how it [...]

November 30, 2018 Bubble Tea, Cafe, Fusion, Pitt Meadows, Taiwanese

Tim Hortons Canada: Timmies Minis Pack Review

Tim Hortons Canada has just launched their Timmies Minis Packs. The Timmies Minis menu lets parents and kids build their own meals as they select one of three entrées, one of four sides and one of five drinks to suit [...]

November 29, 2018 British Columbia, Fast Food

Richmond’s Dumpling Trail: Self-Guided Dumpling Tour

The Dumpling Trail is still on-going with new restaurants that have been added this year, this collection of 20 restaurants serves up some delicious dumplings. You can go to one restaurant or up to as many as you want depending [...]

November 28, 2018 Richmond, travel

JOYYA Ultrafiltered Milk: 75% More Protein and 25% Less Lactose in Canada

Saputo launched JOYYA ultrafiltered milk, a proudly all-Canadian dairy product and next step in the superfood movement. It’s produced in Canada, by Canadians for Canadians, and offers 75% more protein and 25% less lactose (sugar) than regular milk. I was [...]

November 27, 2018 product

Hummus Board Inspiration for the Holiday

The holidays are starting to ramp up, which means more holiday parties in the upcoming weeks. If you’re hosting festivities at your place, feeding a group of hungry guests can be a challenge when there is only so much time [...]

November 26, 2018 product

Tasty Indian Bistro: Indian Cuisine in Yaletown

Tasty Indian Bistro has opened up their second location in Yaletown and I’ve been so excited since they announced it because their Surrey location is great, but the drive was a little long. I came here after work with M [...]

November 25, 2018 Indian, Yaletown

Oak & Thorne: Pub Fare and Arcade Games in Langley

Oak & Thorne is one of Joseph Richard Group’s public houses. What was once farmland has become the bustling community of Walnut Grove. Opened in 2015, Oak & Thorne is an adult playground complete with arcade games. You can watch [...]

November 24, 2018 Langley, Pub/Bar

Pink Pearl: A Sustainable Cantonese Dinner

Pink Pearl Chinese Restaurant in Vancouver’s east end, has taken a major step in its sustainability journey – removing shark fin soup, a Chinese delicacy, from its menu – and highlighting the bounty of sustainable seafood options in classic, Cantonese cuisine. To [...]

November 23, 2018 Chinese, East Village, Seafood

Sipsmith Gin: Hot Cozy Cocktail Inspiration

With the winter approaching and temperatures across Canada getting closer to 0°C, what better way to warm up that with some hot cozy cocktails. We have heard of classics like mulled wine, hot toddies and hot cocoa with a splash [...]

November 22, 2018 product