European Cuisine

Mom’s birthday dinner at Restaurant Yugo

July 13, 2018 // 0 Comments

As many of you have known that I have started Vancouver Gourmet Club (@vangourmetclub) and get to present some of the best restaurants in the city. Restaurant Yugo in Reily [...]

Gastown Cocktail Crawl – L’Abattoir

October 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

The visit to L’Abattoir marked another great stop during our Gastown Cocktail Crawl, proving that a cocktail crawl can be such a fantastic way of checking out the best [...]

The New Nero Waffle Bar on Seymour

May 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

I took my date for pizza tasting for the Best Pizza Challenge at Megabite on Graville, but found out that he didn’t eat beef. As he barely touched the Philly steak [...]

Gastown Cocktail Crawl – Bauhaus

October 16, 2016 // 1 Comment

After stopping at Tuc Craft Kitchen and Wildebeest, I was starting to see how we were getting the best out of this cocktail crawl idea. With the cocktail crawl, we are not [...]

Pidgin – Quick Happy Hour Cocktails

October 5, 2016 // 3 Comments

Food Wench and I met up before our dinner meet with other 4 bloggers at Kozakura in Gastown. Since we still had about 45 minutes to kill, Food Wench couldn’t wait any [...]

Gastown Cocktail Crawl – Wildebeest

September 10, 2016 // 1 Comment

I was excited to see Wildebeest on our GCC (Gastown Cocktail Crawl) list. I have heard mostly good things about this place, food wise anyway. Our girl Food Wench was excited [...]

Au Comptoir – French Brunch Délicieux

June 6, 2016 // 2 Comments

The Expectations I had been wanting to visit Au Comptoir for quite some time. The French bistro in Kitslano is often raved by my French friends, with one of them [...]

Les Faux Bourgeois

February 1, 2016 // 1 Comment

Just sitting down, I found the dining room of Les Faux Bourgeois likeable. The slightly dim lighting might not be photography friendly, but it created a warm and intimate [...]

Lunch at Bauhaus

November 27, 2015 // 2 Comments

It is interesting to find deals on a fine dining restaurant run by a Michelin Star awarded chef on Travelzoo, a GROUPON-like website that offers deals mainly on travelling. [...]

The Emerald – Happy Hour Cocktail Heavan

November 13, 2015 // 1 Comment

It took several invitations from Justine before I finally said yes and made it to The Emerald. All cocktails half priced for Happy Hour sounded awesome, but it took a bit of [...]

Royal Dinette

November 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

What are the chances of you getting turned off by one single ingredient on all 3 dishes you order? And I happened to be this LUCKY person at Royal Dinette, the recent [...]

AnnaLena – Lovely Birthday Dinner

September 29, 2015 // 2 Comments

On my birthday, I took my mom to AnnaLena for a wonderful dinner. AnnaLena is one of the most anticipated farm-to-table restaurants in Vancouver, and I truly appreciate what [...]

Absinthe Bistro

September 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

Whenever I hear people mention absinthe, the image of a dancing green fairy pops in my head – and it is the particular one played by Kylie Minogue in Moulin Rouge! [...]

The Oakwood Canadian Bistro

August 1, 2015 // 1 Comment

I was satisfied with the dishes I carefully selected at The Oakwood Canadian Bistro. The dishes were thoughtfully designed and well executed, showing great interpretation of [...]

Union, Toronto 

July 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

I was going to grab some lunch at Kensington Market, but I was afraid that my slightly hung over body would not be able to handle stuff that was too exotic. So I turned to [...]

La Regalade

July 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

I found La Regalade on GROUPON. If they are such an authentic French Bistro as they claims to be, dinner for 2 for only $59 sounds like a good deal. I have had decent dining [...]


June 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

In a gorgeous late afternoon, I was checking out the Farmer’s Market at Main Street Station with Graham. The market was fairly small – we picked up a few things [...]

Mussels Night at Twisted Fork Bistro

February 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

It was Lou’s last dinner for his visit, and we picked Twisted Fork Bistro, a cute and quaint little bistro on Granville. Still quite early around 6 pm, we took the best [...]

Tuc Craft Kitchen

February 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

I simply don’t have anything negative to say about the food at Tuc Craft Kitchen! All the dishes we got were finely crafted, bold in flavours although mostly savory, [...]

Sunday Brunch at Provence Marinaside

February 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

My buddy Israel and I were long over due for one-on-one hangout. So we decided to meet for brunch at Provence Marinaside. I knew the restaurant was popular for its charming [...]

Cafe Medina

January 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

So we finally get it. The best bet to get a table at Cafe Medina without waiting for more than 10 minutes is going there at 2pm on a Monday. The dining room was still pretty [...]

Sweet Spot Bakery

January 24, 2015 // 1 Comment

Big thanks to Ben, whose visit has really opened my eyes to the sweet world of pastries and bakeries. Today we find ourselves at Sweet Spot Bakery in historic Steveston [...]

Cimona Cafe

January 24, 2015 // 1 Comment

When we arrived at Sweet Spot Bakery in Steveston Village, it was just past noon. As we were stunned by how amazing everything looked in the store, we also realized we [...]

Bel Cafe

January 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

Jenny and Justine wanted to meet up with us at Bel Cafe for a snack, and they were particularly interested in what the place was offering for the Hot Chocolate Festival. I am [...]

L’Abattoir – Dineout Vancouver 2015

January 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

Although we were not sitting in their new beautiful dining room tucked away in the back, I truly loved our table at L’Abattoir – the first table up in the loft by [...]


November 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

I couldn’t help admiring the ingeniousness behind Bestie – 2 besties have brought the popular street food in Germany, Currywurst, to a cute little restaurant in [...]

Nero Belgian Waffle Bar

May 28, 2014 // 0 Comments

“Parisienne” – Nero Belgian Waffle Bar There was still a small lineup at Nero Belgian Waffle Bar at 10pm on a rainy Wednesday night, one hour before [...]