Featured Eats

Newly Opened in Fraserhood: The Eastwood

March 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

Although the term Fraserhood is yet used on any realtor map, it has become the name of a trendy area for foodies. Covering blocks on Fraser street from Kingsway to King [...]

Recap: Tasting Plates 5th Anniversary

March 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

Richard Wolak, well known as Vancouver Foodster recently welcomed his 5th Anniversary for his Tasting Plates series. And what an accomplishment for him built on offering [...]

ZeroZero – Roman Pizzeria in Gastown

February 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

It is always important to keep an open mind and keep tasting different things, even the ones that you don’t prefer usually because you might end up being happily [...]

Chinatown Cocktail Crawl Part 2 – Juke

February 12, 2017 // 1 Comment

The rest of the stops of our Chinatown Cocktail Crawl were all very close to each other on Keefer street. And we walked into Juke, a new spot known for their fried chicken. [...]

Ban Chok Dee – Incredible Thai Flavours

December 16, 2016 // 1 Comment

When I was a judge for Vancouver Foodster‘s Sangria Challenge in the fall, I was introduced to Ban Chok Dee Thai Cuisine in Langley, and the restaurant owner and chef [...]

1927 Lounge at Rosewood Hotel Geogia

November 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

It was Food Wench‘s last day of her summer teaching job at the university. And we were out in the city celebrating for her completed mission, but which also means her [...]

Newly Opened in Kitsilano – Raisu

September 24, 2016 // 1 Comment

I generally like eating on a sunny patio. The warmth and the good company with a cold alcoholic beverage always make it super fun to sit outside. And for a foodie who enjoys [...]

Newly Opened in Gastown – Kozakura

September 19, 2016 // 4 Comments

I was fascinated while reading about the recently opened Kozakura in Gastown and their “Kappo” Japanese cuisine. “Kappo” is a style of dining in [...]

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 [...]

The Hawksworth Experience

March 28, 2016 // 5 Comments

A dinner at Hawksworth was on my wish list for a very long time. I think I would always feel incomplete as a foodie without dining at the most prominent restaurant in the [...]

Lark – A Memorable Dinner in Seattle

March 24, 2016 // 2 Comments

It was not a super busy night inside Lark, the popular Capital Hills eatery. William and I were seated at end of the long and narrow dining room by the window. The high [...]

Bistro Verde at Nordstrom

March 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

It is not hard to imagine Bistro Verde at Nordstrom being such a popular lunch spot in Downtown. Besides their chic interiors, comfortable seats, and a glamorous but elegant [...]

Lunch at Joe Fortes

January 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

While constantly following the trends and looking for interesting hip places, as a foodie and a passionate home cook, I find being able to enjoy true classics is just as [...]

Oyster Happy Hour at Lift Bar & Grill

January 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

It was dark and pouring rain outside, but the the ambiance inside Lift Bar & Grill was warm and relaxing, and I was sitting by a translucent marble bar top gleamed over [...]

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 [...]

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! [...]

A Tsukemen Experience at Taishoken Ramen

August 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

I did not realize Taishoken was owned by the same legendary Ramen shop in Japan, which was featured in the very first episode of The Mind of A Chef, visited by Anthony [...]
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