Browsing the "Downtown" Category

[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

JJ’s Restaurant: Lunch Buffet at Vancouver Community College (Downtown)

JJ’s Restaurant does lunch buffet for one day out of the month. Usually, they have a 3 course lunch menu for $23 or a la carte options. I’ve dined many times at JJ’s Restaurant as well as VCC’s other dining [...]

March 30, 2019 Buffet, Downtown

Passion Tearoom: Bubble Tea in Downtown Vancouver

Passion Tearoom is a bubble tea shop on Howe and Nelson in Downtown Vancouver. They pride themselves for using real fruits in their smoothies and real tea in their bubble tea beverage. A few people told me to check it [...]

March 25, 2019 Bubble Tea, Downtown

M8: West Coast and Asian Fusion in Vancouver

M8 is a West Coast and Asian fusion restaurant so you will see the flavours of East meets West reflected on their menu. They have been open for the last year right in Downtown Vancouver by the Burrard Street Bridge. [...]

March 17, 2019 Downtown, Fusion

Honey Salt: Happy Hour in Vancouver

Honey Salt is a restaurant inside Parq Vancouver and they have happy hour daily 3:30pm – 6:30pm and 10:00pm to close. Since I work close by, I came with a friend to check out their happy hour. They have discounts [...]

February 20, 2019 Downtown, Happy Hour

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

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

Donnellan’s Chipper is your next drunk food stop in Vancouver

Donnellan’s Chipper opened just over a month ago. Many Irish expats already know about them because it’s the only place in Vancouver that serves McDonnells Irish curry sauce over fries. Strategically located on Granville Street by the late night clubs, [...]

February 7, 2019 Downtown, Fast Food, irish

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