Browsing the "British Columbia" Category

Tina Cake Desserts: Vietnamese Dessert Shop in Vancouver

Tina Cake and Desserts is one of the first Vietnamese Dessert Shops in Vancouver. Very refreshing to see that it doesn’t just focus on Che. I was looking online for some new places and this place popped up and looked [...]

May 18, 2019 Dessert, Kensington, Vietnamese

Yuan’s Chuan Chuan Xiang 袁记串串香温哥华店: Hot Pot in Richmond

Yuan’s Chuan Chuan Xiang is located inside Aberdeen Mall on the second floor. They specialize in Chengdu region of HotPot. They have many locations all over China and also one in Amsterdam too. Chengdu is the capital of southwestern China’s [...]

May 14, 2019 Hot Pot, Richmond

[Sneak Peek] OEB: Brunch in Yaletown

OEB Breakfast Co. is finally coming to Vancouver in the Yaletown neighbourhood. Originally from Calgary, Alberta and established in 2009, this little brunch spot is really expanding quickly across Canada with another location in Brentwood (Burnaby) coming soon. OEB works [...]

May 11, 2019 Brunch, Yaletown

Amaranthus: Plant-based Eatery in New Westminster’s River Market

Amaranthus is a new plant-based eatery inside River Market in New Westminster. The restaurant’s name is the Latin word for amaranth, a type of grain used to make alegrías – a popular Mexican sweet. We were invited to have a [...]

May 6, 2019 New Westminster, Vegetarian

Globe@YVR: Dining at Fairmont Vancouver Airport

Globe@YVR is the restaurant inside the Fairmont Vancouver Airport and is quite popular among travellers to and from the Vancouver International Airport, as well as locals. They boast a solid afternoon tea, brunch, as well as lunch and dinner made [...]

April 29, 2019 Richmond, Seafood

FIVE: Dinner with a View in White Rock

FIVE is a New England style Oyster Bar infused with Lebanese flavours. They are located right by the pier with views of the ocean. What better way to enjoy the sights than with the best that the West Coast has [...]

April 28, 2019 Seafood, White Rock

Ampersand Bistro and Bar: Designer Dim Sum misses the Mark

Ampersand Bar & Bistro is the newest restaurant in Gastown taking over Mosquito dessert, which quietly closed their doors recently. They specialize in cocktails as well as designer dim sum. Clearly, they are going for more of a high end [...]

April 27, 2019 Cocktails, Gastown, Pub/Bar, Tapas

[Sneak Peek] Matcha Cafe Maiko in Richmond

The long awaited opening of Matcha Cafe Maiko in Metro Vancouver, specifically Richmond is just days away with a Grand Opening of May 2, 2019. Matcha Cafe Maiko is a popular matcha cafe in Hawaii known of their fun and [...]

April 26, 2019 Cafe, Dessert, Richmond

El Santo: Brunch in New Westminster

El Santo is a contemporary Mexican restaurant in New Westminster. We decided to come here as we needed a family-friendly place to have brunch on the weekend with our friends. I’ve heard lots about this place and they had OpenTable [...]

April 25, 2019 Brunch, Mexican, New Westminster

[Sneak Peek] Ramen Taka in Aberdeen Centre

Ramen Taka has opened their second location at Aberdeen Centre on the 2nd floor. Their first location is on Bidwell and Robson Street. They are best known for their delicious broth that is topped with seasoned Hokkaido lard. It is [...]

April 24, 2019 Japanese, Ramen, Richmond

[Sneak Peek] The Alley 鹿角巷: First Location in Downtown Vancouver

The Alley is a Taiwanese Bubble Tea chain with locations across Asian, Australia, France, United States and Canada. There are already several locations in Ontario, but a first for BC. They are known for making their own tapioca pearls as [...]

April 22, 2019 Bubble Tea, Downtown

Ubuntu Canteen: Community-focused Restaurant on Fraser Street

Ubuntu Canteen is an organic restaurant, bakery and community space on Fraser Street. It’s a really great concept and I love how they are engrained in the community and giving their customers a fantastic gathering space. We were invited for [...]

April 21, 2019 Brunch, Cafe, Victoria-Fraserview/Killarney

Hiel Cafe in Burnaby: Review

Hiel Cafe in Burnaby is a hidden gem that serves up coffee, sandwiches, poké, brunch, and soufflé pancakes. Located right at a very busy intersection, where most people pass by and don’t give this cafe a visit. I saw online [...]

April 19, 2019 Brunch, Cafe, Dessert, South Burnaby

Anar: Persian Cuisine in Richmond

Hidden away in President’s Plaza in Richmond is AnAr, a stall specializing in Persian Cuisine. Take the escalator up to the second floor and you’ll find it in the back of the food court. I’ve heard lots of good things [...]

April 18, 2019 Persian, Richmond

Xiang Yuan Qiao: Noodles in Coquitlam

Xiang Yuan Qiao is a Chinese noodle shop in Coquitlam that specializes in Yunnan Bridge Noodle. There are a few locations around Metro Vancouver. Since it’s fairy new, I took the family out here for lunch. Interior There are lots [...]

April 15, 2019 Bubble Tea, Coquitlam, Noodles

iTofu: Tofu Pudding and Drinks in Richmond

iTofu is a new tofu shop that has opened up in Richmond and got their start at the Richmond Night Market years ago. They serve up a variety of items from sweet to savoury. They recently won best tofu dessert [...]

April 12, 2019 Cafe, Dessert, Richmond

[Sneak Peek] White Spot: New Avocado Beyond Burger and Southwest Power Bowl

White Spot is adding Beyond Burger patties to their burger and salad menu, which is a 100% plant-based burger patty that is very great alternative to meat patties. After a few other Fast Food chains adopted the Beyond Burger last [...]

April 11, 2019 British Columbia, burger, Vegetarian

Masita Korean Restaurant in Burnaby: Review

Masita Korean Restaurant on Kingsway in Burnaby is serving up traditional Korean cuisine in this space. Masita translates to ‘yummy’ in Korean. They have been around for a few years but I haven’t made a visit until now for lunch. [...]

April 10, 2019 Burnaby Central, Korean