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Botanist Restaurant: Morning Breakfast at Fairmont Pacific Rim

The Botanist serves up breakfast daily 7 days a week. Since my friend was visiting from out of town, we decided to come here for breakfast on the weekend to catch up. It’s a great place to hang out as [...]

January 1, 2019 Brunch, Downtown

Black Rice Izakaya: 2018 New Winter Menu

Black Rice Izakaya continues to offer seasonal items on top of their regular menu.They are located near the Vancouver Public Library and BC Place. A very convenient location serving up Japanese izakaya, fresh specialty seafood, sushi rolls, sake and cocktails. [...]

December 20, 2018 Downtown, Fusion, Japanese

[Sneak Peek] Starbucks Reserve Bar in Downtown Vancouver in CF Pacific Centre

Starbucks Canada is ready to reveal its latest and largest store with the opening of the new Starbucks Reserve Bar as of Tuesday, December 11 at 700 W Pender Street (at Granville) in Pacific Centre. With over 4,000 square feet, [...]

December 11, 2018 Cafe, Downtown

A&W Canada: Mushroom Mozzarella Cheese and Egger Review

For a limited time only, A&W Canada is releasing their Mushroom mozzarella cheese and egger available all day as well as the mushroom mozzarella burger. It’s just the addition of the sauteed crimini mushrooms and slice of real mozzarella cheese, [...]

November 7, 2018 burger, Downtown, Fast Food

Kokoro Tokyo Mazesoba: Japanese Noodles in Downtown Vancouver

Kokoro Tokyo Mazesoba opened up in Downtown Vancouver right under BCIT Downtown Campus on Seymour Street. Japanese Chef Takuma Ishikawa created KOKORO mazesoba in Tokyo Japan in 2013 and soon expanded quickly around Japan. Ever since they opened in Vancouver, its [...]

October 28, 2018 Downtown, Japanese, Noodles

Hui Lau Shan: Now Open in Downtown Vancouver

It was late at night and my friends and I stumbled upon Hui Lau Shan open on Denman Street close to Robson Street. I have been anticipating their opening for a while as the first location in Kerrisdale is a [...]

October 22, 2018 Cafe, Chinese, Dessert, Downtown

Wasabi Robson: Aburi, Sushi Rolls and Bento Boxes

Wasabi Robson is the newest sushi restaurant to open up in Downtown Vancouver at the Vancouver Public Library. I saw them on Instagram and wanted to make a visit as they make a few aburi-style sushi items on the menu [...]

October 12, 2018 Downtown, Japanese, Kid Friendly, lunch, Seafood, Sushi

Lot185 Cafe and Wine Bar in Downtown Vancouver

Lot185 is located inside the Vancouver Convention Centre West, closest to Jack Poole Plaza. They are a coffee bar by day and wine bar by night. They feature locally-roasted coffee by Moja Coffee, freshly baked pastries made in-house, and tapas [...]

September 30, 2018 Cafe, Dessert, Downtown, Tapas

Dining on Aeroplan Diamond status #withaeroplan

We were recently taken behind-the-scenes of a what dining with Aeroplan is like for Diamond Status cardholders. As part of an appreciation dinner, cardholders were treated with a special dining experience hosted at the Vancouver Club. The food was prepared [...]

September 24, 2018 Downtown, Event

Faubourg: Lavender Tea, Lavender Latte, Lavender Pastries and More

Are you a fan of lavender? Faubourg in Vancouver has launched their lavender collection containing  new items that will tempt lavender lovers. Through these new items, they are taking guests to the lavender fields of Provence France. If you love lavender, [...]

June 17, 2018 Cafe, Dessert, Downtown

Perverted Ice Cream: Not so Sexy Ice Cream in Vancouver

Perverted Ice Cream is the latest dessert shop to open up in Downtown Vancouver. They are known for their stylish black and white brand with creative ice cream combinations on their menu. I was Downtown with my friends and we [...]

June 15, 2018 Dessert, Downtown

Ramen Taka: Ramen Challenge in Vancouver

Ramen Taka aka Ramen Takanotsume is launching their Giga Ramen Challenge on June 1st and it’s not for the faint of heart. I came to watch my friend Maggie attempt this challenge and wow…it’s not easy. In 30 minutes, you must finish [...]

June 3, 2018 Downtown, food challenge, Japanese, Noodles, Ramen

Kurumucho: Japanese Taco Shop in Vancouver

Kurumucho is a Japanese Taco Shop in Vancouver. M and I wanted to grab a bite before seeing a movie, so we decided to come here for some of their unique tacos. The menu looks very healthy, so it is [...]

May 25, 2018 Downtown, Fusion, Gluten-Free, Japanese, Mexican, Seafood, Three Beakers, Vegetarian

Dublin Calling Rooftop is Now Open on Granville Street

Dublin Calling is a Irish Pub and Kitchen on Granville Street. They recently launched their rooftop patio for the Summer for guests to gather over drinks, food and savour all the sunshine that will come our way. The the main [...]

May 21, 2018 Cocktails, Downtown, irish, Late Night

Assembli: Custom Pizza and Salad, One Flat Rate in Downtown Vancouver

Assembli has opened their newest location in Downtown Vancouver in the Oceanic Plaza Towers close to Burrard and Pender. They specialize in two things – custom-made salads and pizza. All for one flat price of $14 with any topping you [...]

March 22, 2018 Downtown, lunch, pizza

Vancouver International Wine Festival: International Tasting Room 2018

One of our most anticipated wine events of the year is the Vancouver International Wine Festival and specifically, our favourite event is the International Tasting Room event. Featuring 173 wineries from a total of 16 countries with tickets ranging from $79 [...]

March 17, 2018 Downtown, Event

Science of Cocktails 2018: 1500 Attendees Raising $276,695

Science World’s Science of Cocktails returned for its 3rd year this February and it was just as dazzling as the years before. Yes it is a fundraiser, but don’t expect a stuffy gathering of the elite with crab cakes, standing [...]

March 15, 2018 Cocktails, Downtown, Event

Cocktails and Canapés at The Victor

“To the victor belong the spoils.” After arriving on the sixth-floor rooftop, I already felt like a winner about to enjoy my prize. The evening was elevated with spectacular views of BC Place, a water feature, and ambient lights. The [...]

March 12, 2018 American, Cocktails, Downtown
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