Browsing the "British Columbia" Category

Summer Days at the Hastings Racecourse

Looking for something fun to do with friends this Summer? Hastings Racecourse is open for horse racing with a great backdrop of the North Shore mountains and the Burrard Inlet. There is more to this place than just betting of horse [...]

July 20, 2018 Hastings-Sunrise, travel

McDonalds Canada: Aussie BBQ & Egg Burger Review

The last item to launch on the McDonalds World Taste Tour menu has arrived and it is the Aussie BBQ & Egg Burger. It’s pretty awesome and it’s available now till July 29th. Aussie BBQ & Egg Burger This is [...]

July 17, 2018 British Columbia, Fast Food

Tandoori Flame: North America’s largest authentic Indian Buffet in Surrey

Tandoori Flame recently opened up in the Delta-Surrey area as North America’s largest authentic Indian Buffet. Since they have opened, there has been much buzz about this place and line ups everyday that seem to be never ending. With their 450+ seating [...]

July 16, 2018 Buffet, Delta, Indian, Surrey

Hon’s Wonton House: Same Old Taste, Brand New Decor

Hon’s Wonton House is the rebirth of the Hon’s empire with their newest location on 2nd near Olympic Village. Hon’s has been around since 1972 and was a popular Chinese wonton house in the Lower Mainland. As our palates have evolved [...]

July 14, 2018 Chinese, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Noodles

A&W Canada: Beyond Meat Burger Review

One of the biggest things to launch from A&W Canada this year is their Beyond Meat Burger. It has meat lovers and veggie lovers going crazy over this burger patty. As a meat eater, I had to see how these [...]

July 11, 2018 British Columbia, Fast Food

Chinatown Cocktail Crawl: Sai Woo, The Keefer Bar and Black Lounge

The Vancouver Gourmet Club has held their third cocktail crawl in the Chinatown neighbourhood. This historic neighbourhood is home to some of the best restaurants and bars in the city. Within 2.5 hours, we hit 3 places – Sai Woo, [...]

July 5, 2018 Bar and Grill, Chinatown, Event

McDonald’s Canada: Italian Pesto Chicken Burger Review

McDonalds is coming up with so many sandwiches this month. With their World Taste Tour launching from June 18 till July 29 with 5 new items. Italian Pesto Chicken Sandwich The Italian Pesto Chicken Sandwich is available for a limited time [...]

July 4, 2018 British Columbia, Fast Food

Balila Vancouver: Rainbow Hummus, Wraps and Lamb Shanks

Hummus for your thoughts? My friends and I have been having hummus cravings for the last little while. The taste is just delicious when used as a dip or incorporated into other dishes like a wrap. Balila is a Mediterranean [...]

July 3, 2018 Gastown, lunch, Middle Eastern

AJ’s Brooklyn Pizza Joint: Pizza Pies and Sicilian Squares in Vancouver

AJ’s Brooklyn Pizza Joint recently opened up in Vancouver on Broadway. Having Brooklyn-style pizza in Vancouver will remind you of the times in New York searching for the best slice. They specialize in traditional NYC pizza that is served throughout [...]

July 2, 2018 Italian, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, pizza

[Sneak Peek] Vitasoy Summer Dessert Collaboration with 720 Sweets

Are you a Vitasoy fan? Growing up, we have always had this treat in our household since I can remember. It’s very nostalgic and Vitasoy is partnering up with 4 dessert shops in NYC, LA, Vancouver, and Toronto this Summer. Together, [...]

July 1, 2018 Chinese, Dessert, Kitsilano

WestJet: Vancouver to Edmonton (WS 160) Review

When deciding to travel to Edmonton, we went with WestJet as it was one of the cheapest options at the time. I don’t get the chance to fly with them that often, but when I do, it’s always a great [...]

June 30, 2018 Airplane Meals, British Columbia, Edmonton, travel

Rocky Mountain Flatbread : New Summer Menu, Vegan “Cau” Cheese, and Fresh Ingredients

Rocky Mountain Flatbread just launched their new summer menu which features fresh, local ingredients. Since it is the perfect time to get amazing produce in and around the city, they really do their best to highlight these items. The summer menu [...]

June 29, 2018 Kid Friendly, Kitsilano, WestCoast

Izakaya Gon’s on Denman Street

Izakaya Gon’s is a new Japanese restaurant that opened up in the West End of Downtown Vancouver. I was quite curious to see how this would compare to the other options in the area. I came after work with my [...]

June 27, 2018 Izakaya, Japanese, Robson Street/West End

Starbucks: Chicken Chorizo & Tortilla Sous Vide Egg Bites Review

I love the Sous Vide Egg Bites when they first launched at Starbucks. A third flavour has just been released – Chicken Chorizo & Tortilla Sous Vide Egg Bites. The other 2 are Bacon & Gruyere and Egg White & Red Pepper, [...]

June 26, 2018 British Columbia, Cafe

Starbucks: Mango Dragonfruit Refreshers Review

Starbucks Canada just introduced their new Mango Dragonfruit Refreshers onto their permanent menu. A perfect drink for the Summer for its vibrant look, tropical flavours and a kick of caffeine. With the days of Summer getting longer, its nice to add [...]

June 22, 2018 British Columbia, Cafe

1000 Stories: Bourbon Barrel Aged Zinfandel

1000 Stories Wines just launched in British Columbia and we got a chance to try their 2016 Bourbon Barrel Aged Zinfandel. If you’re unfamiliar with 1000 Stories, they are a small-lot winery from California, specializing in bourbon barrel-aged Zinfandel. They decided [...]

June 21, 2018 British Columbia, product, winery

McDonalds Canada: Mexican Bacon Queso More-ning McWrap Review

Breakfast is awesome at McDonalds as my go to is usually Sausage McMuffin with a hashbrown. When there are new menu items, it’s pretty darn exciting. Mexican Bacon Queso More-ning McWrap The third item we review from McDonalds Canada’s Word [...]

June 20, 2018 British Columbia, Fast Food

Everything you wanted to know about the Chinese Szechuan Sauce from McDonald’s Canada

McDonald’s Canada exclusively launched 300 bottles of the Chinese Szechuan Sauce to promote the World Taste Tour new menu offerings and we were one of the lucky recipients of a bottle. I blog a lot about McDonalds and it’s something [...]

June 19, 2018 British Columbia, Fast Food