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Cacao 70: Valentine’s Day Raspberry Waffles and Hot Chocolate

Cacao 70: Sweet House on Granville Street serves up sweet treats to customers who come in. They currently offer a Valentine’s Day special menu until February 17th, 2018. The regular items in the shop focus on waffles, brunch, dips and [...]

February 12, 2019 Cafe, Dessert, Downtown

Ganache Patisserie: Saint Valentin 2019 for Valentine’s Day

Ganache Pâtisserie is always crafting up something new for each holiday season. For Valentine’s Day, they have launched their Saint Valentin Cassis Hojicha Chocolat 2019. The cake is inspired by their current Fall/Winter collection and continues with the fragrant hojicha [...]

February 11, 2019 Cafe, Dessert, Yaletown

Dessert Collection by Fumiko Moreton at The Trump Champagne Lounge

The Trump Champagne Lounge is launching their Dessert Collection by head pastry chef, Fumiko Moreton. It is available exclusively in the evenings to make the nights more decadent and interactive. Their 4 new dessert treats capture love, romance and spring. [...]

February 10, 2019 Dessert, Downtown

[Sneak Peek] Dalina on Broadway and Oak

DALINA has opened their second location and it’s slated to officially open on Monday, February 11, 2019 just a short distance from Vancouver General Hospital if you’re looking for a grab-and-go meal during the day. We were invited for a [...]

February 9, 2019 Cafe, Fairview

Arby’s is back in Metro Vancouver near Tsawwassen Mills

When Arby’s started closing down their last location in Coquitlam, BC my heart was broken since I love Arby’s curly fries and the beef n’ cheddar burger. All my friends were so devastated. When they announced that they are making [...]

February 8, 2019 Fast Food, Tsawwassen

Iktsuarpok Coffee Stand: Order at the Window

Iktsuarpok Coffee Stand is the cutest little coffee shop in Gastown. There are no seats and you just order your drink at the window. Rika and Kento are behind Iktsuarpok Coffee Stand and while we were in line waiting, it [...]

February 6, 2019 Cafe, Gastown

Tamam: Fine Palestinian Cuisine Review

Tamam serves up Palestinian cuisine in Vancouver close to Hastings and Nanaimo. This family run restaurant has a lot of heart and soul to craft up delicious dishes that are unique to the Vancouver food scene. You’ll notice it’s a [...]

February 5, 2019 East Village, Palestinian

Ajisai Sushi Bar in Kerrisdale: Review

Ajisai Sushi Bar is a very popular Japanese restaurant in Kerrisdale and popular among the locals and visitors. I haven’t been here before and my aunt was in town, so we all went to go give it a try. For [...]

February 4, 2019 Japanese, Kerrisdale, Seafood, Sushi

Alvin Garden: Szechuan Cuisine in Burnaby

Alvin Garden is located in South Burnaby just behind Metropolis at Metrotown. They have been around for many years specializing in Szechuan cuisine. They have been recipients of the Chinese Restaurant Awards and Vancouver Magazine restaurant Awards for many years [...]

February 3, 2019 Chinese, South Burnaby

Jollibee: Filipino Fast Food Review

Jolibee is a popular Filipino fast food chain all around the world. I haven’t been yet, so when we were in California, we went here multiple times for breakfast and lunch. We really couldn’t stop devouring the great tastes of [...]

February 2, 2019 California, Fast Food, Filipino

PIVA Modern Italian: Brunch in New Westminster

PIVA Modern Italian is a stylish contemporary Italian restaurant in New Westminster in the Anvil Centre. It is in a great location right in the heart of Downtown New Westminster. I was browsing where to go for brunch with my family [...]

February 1, 2019 Brunch, New Westminster

KitKat Chinese New Year Assorted Gift Box: Review

I love holidays as that means limited edition chocolates come out. As Chinese New Year is nearing soon, I saw these at my local grocery store so I bought a box to share. It’s not very large as it only [...]

January 31, 2019 product

McDonalds is turning up the Heat with Jalapeno, Habenero, and Ghost Pepper McChicken Sandwiches

McDonalds Canada is turning up the heat with their Spicy McChicken Sandwiches. We love spicy food, so this immediately got our attention. Every two weeks, increasing levels of heat will be introduced to the Spicy McChicken sandwich, each highlighting a [...]

January 29, 2019 British Columbia, Fast Food, Promotion

Aussie Bao: Premium Canned Abalone in Hong Kong

With Chinese New Year coming up soon, there will be lots of delicious meals cooked at home. One seafood that is bound to make an appearance is abalone. Abalone (Bau Yu) is a prized sea snail, which is a delicacy [...]

January 29, 2019 product

Showshaa: Taproom & Indian Fusion Restaurant in Surrey

Showshaa is a Tap room which serves up modern Indian fusion cuisine. They are located in South Surrey, so it is quite a drive depending on where you live. My friend’s friend told us about this place and when I [...]

January 28, 2019 Fusion, Indian, Pub/Bar, Surrey

Lunar New Year Gifts: Sugarfina

Lunar New Year is almost upon us on February 5th, 2019 and my family is sure to celebrate The Year of the Pig in a big way. If you’re visiting friends, family, or relatives, make sure to have a gift [...]

January 27, 2019 product

Ramen Koika: Prime Rib Ramen in Vancouver

Ramen Koika has launched their limited time-only Prime Rib Ramen as their special for the next few months. They are anticipating this will stay on the menu for another 2-3 months as it’s been quite popular. We were invited to [...]

January 26, 2019 Japanese, Noodles, Ramen, Robson Street/West End

[Sneak Peek] Dine Out Vancouver 2019 at Rocky Mountain Flatbread

Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co. has 2 locations in the Lower Mainland; one on Main Street and another in Kitsilano. The other 2 locations are in Banff and Canmore. They serve up handcrafted organic flatbreads and bakes them in their wood [...]

January 25, 2019 Dineout, Kid Friendly, Mount Pleasant/Main Street