Oak & Thorne: Pub Fare and Arcade Games in Langley

Oak & Thorne is one of Joseph Richard Group’s public houses. What was once farmland has become the bustling community of Walnut Grove. Opened in 2015, Oak & Thorne is an adult playground complete with arcade games. You can watch [...]

November 24, 2018 Langley, Pub/Bar

Pink Pearl: A Sustainable Cantonese Dinner

Pink Pearl Chinese Restaurant in Vancouver’s east end, has taken a major step in its sustainability journey – removing shark fin soup, a Chinese delicacy, from its menu – and highlighting the bounty of sustainable seafood options in classic, Cantonese cuisine. To [...]

November 23, 2018 Chinese, East Village, Seafood

Sipsmith Gin: Hot Cozy Cocktail Inspiration

With the winter approaching and temperatures across Canada getting closer to 0°C, what better way to warm up that with some hot cozy cocktails. We have heard of classics like mulled wine, hot toddies and hot cocoa with a splash [...]

November 22, 2018 product

Ganache Pâtisserie: New 2018 Seasonal Flavours for the Fall and Winter

Ganache Pâtisserie has been one of our favourite bakeries in Vancouver for a long time. Situated in Yaletown, they have been creating amazing pastries since I can remember. It’s always a treat when I go to birthday parties or some [...]

November 21, 2018 Cafe, Dessert, Yaletown

O’sulloc Roasted Tea Milk Spread: Review

O’sulloc Roasted Tea Milk Spread is one of the newer products from South Korea. After O’sulloc’s success with the Green Tea Milk Spread, they created the Roasted Tea Milk Spread. Since I was curious, I got my mother in law [...]

November 20, 2018 product, South Korea

Shine Valley Lamb Soup: Chinese Lamb Soup, Dumplings, and Skewers in Richmond

Shine Valley Lamb Soup is located in Richmond and they specialize in exactly what their name suggests – lamb soup. I met up with a few friends and headed here for lunch as we heard it was good. They started [...]

November 19, 2018 Chinese, Richmond

Toki Suntory Whisky: A Japanese Whisky for the Holidays

With the holidays just around the corner, a good spirit is just what you need to ring in the holidays with friends and family. Toki Suntory Whisky is an affordable Japanese whisky that works great in cocktails or straight up. [...]

November 18, 2018 product

Kabsa House: Middle Eastern Cuisine in Downtown Vancouver

Kabsa House is located on Robson Street on the 2nd floor specializing in Middle Eastern cuisine. We were invited to check out a few of their dishes on their menu. Interior The interior has a lot of natural light during [...]

November 18, 2018 Middle Eastern, Robson Street/West End

Sanrio x Sugarfina: Holiday Collection

Sanrio loves Sugarfina and they are back with another collaboration for the holiday season. There are 12 items in the collection and you can mix and match their delectable treats in their bento boxes. Chocolate Bars: Hello Kitty Pink Chocolate [...]

November 17, 2018 British Columbia, product

The Shop at Two Rivers Meats in North Vancouver

The Shop is an eatery and butcher shop under one roof at Two Rivers Meats in North Vancouver. We were invited to try their winter menu, which features their specialty meats and seasonal produce available from local suppliers. Interior The [...]

November 16, 2018 burger, Canadian, Farm to Table, Kid Friendly, North Vancouver, Ramen, Specialty Shop

Jugo Juice: Merry Mandarin, Dreamy Orange Protein and Holiday Chicken Sandwich

Jugo Juice in Canada has released three limited edition menu items for the holiday season – the Merry Mandarin, Dreamy Orange Protein and a Holiday Chicken Sandwich. I love new items and it keeps companies to continue innovating. For customers, [...]

November 15, 2018 Uncategorized

Quiznos: Gyro Flatbread and Gyro Sub Returns

Quiznos has brought back their Classic Gyro options to their menu for a limited time. The core of the gyro sandwiches have seasoned, slow-roasted beef and lamb and you can get it in either a classic sammie or classic sub. When [...]

November 14, 2018 British Columbia, Fast Food

Bokksu: Japanese Snack Subscription Box

Bokksu creates curated boxes of authentic Japanese snacks and teas delivered to your door every month. Depending on where you are in the world having access to delicious Japanese snacks can be hard to get. Plus, Japan always has the [...]

November 13, 2018 product

Exposure Social House 曝光奶茶: Bubble Tea in Richmond

Exposure Social House is one of the newer bubble tea shops that opened in Richmond. They are also an event space and hiphop culture event centre. When I was in Richmond, my friend told me about this place, so we [...]

November 12, 2018 Bubble Tea, Chinese, Richmond

[Sneak Peek] A Taste of Paris with Nespresso

Nespresso released new festive capsules this holiday season. They want to make this winter a little bit sweeter as holiday parties gather around the home. The Limited Edition Variations coffees and accessories is inspired by Parisian patisserie and designed in partnership [...]

November 11, 2018 product

Tim Hortons : Belgian Waffle Breakfast Sandwich Review

Tim Hortons in Canada has just released their Belgian Waffle Breakfast Sandwich with your choice of bacon or sausage and its available all day long. Of course its available for a limited time only. Since Tim Hortons is so close to [...]

November 10, 2018 British Columbia, Fast Food

Starbucks: Juniper Latte Review

When Starbucks comes out with new items for the holidays, I get pretty excited because I love the usual suspects like gingerbread latte and peppermint mocha. This year, they launched the Juniper Latte. According to people on social media, they [...]

November 9, 2018 British Columbia, Cafe

Horin Ramen + Sake: Now Open on Robson Street in Vancouver

Horin Ramen + Sake finally open their doors on Robson and Bute in Downtown Vancouver. They specialize in Fukuoka Ramen with their own spicy twist. Back in 1966, Mr. Sadayuki Nakahara and his wife Keiko were the originators of adding [...]

November 8, 2018 Japanese, Noodles, Ramen, Robson Street/West End