Gastropub

Waterfront Cocktails at Pier 73

September 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

We were at the wedding of Jess and Phil(@domoiscraving). And yes, #DomoIsMarring! Their beautiful wedding was held at Pacific Gateway Hotel in Richmond.  I never knew they [...]

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 [...]

Roof Garten – Pop Up Rooftop Bar

November 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

After some cocktails and pizza at Bacchus, Food Wench and I found ourselves checking out Roof Garten,  a pop up rooftop bar recommended by Maggi.  As I found the [...]

Ba Bar: Delicious Pre-Dinner Cocktails

March 24, 2016 // 3 Comments

Ba Bar is not your typical Vietnamese restaurant. Besides delicious Vietnamese fare, they are also known for their kickass cocktails, as well as  being the popular spot [...]

Happy Hour at The Blackbird

September 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

The first I noticed today when I walked into The Blackbird, was their bistro area was taken over a whole restaurant called Royal Dinette, another “Farm to Table” [...]

A Small Feast on Gyoza at Gyoza Bar

June 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Both Pascal and I did not feel like Ramen today. So we decided to sample on all the gyoza dishes other than the regular Pork Teppan Gyoza that we usually get. First came the [...]

Sunday Oyster Special at UVA Wine Bar

May 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

4 of us came to UVA Wine Bar for their Sunday all day A-Buck-A-Shuck oysters special. The special featured the Light House oysters for the day and they were big, juicy, and [...]

Happy Hours at Falconetti’s Sunny Patio

April 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

It was my first Sunny Patio Happy Hour this year, and I was happy to discover the rooftop patio at Falconetti’s East Side Grill. Going through the the bar at the the [...]

Happy Hour at Catch 122

March 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

Located on the eddge of Gastown, aka the hip foodie central, Catch 122 seems to have picked up a lot of good feedback on their breakfast and brunch service. Looking at a [...]

Sidecar Kitchen and Bar

February 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

It is already Thursday afternoon, booking a decent place in downtown for a Saturday dinner for 8-10 people is certainly no easy task. I was on Opentable.com, and found my [...]

Amazing Pecan Pie from Acme Cafe

February 2, 2015 // 1 Comment

When Jane asked me where to meet for coffee, I was hoping to continue my quest of finding great bakeries in the city, a little project that I started with Ben. Jane suggested [...]

St Augustine: Wings Special Wednesday

October 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Justine and I decided to come here for a beer before our VIFF film thing at Rio Theatre. And St Augustine’s just became a convenient choice in the area. The most [...]

Mahony and Sons Public House

August 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

I found myself on a sunny patio enjoying beer and delicious pub food second evening in a row. However, the patio at Mahony and Sons was surrounded by gorgeous views of [...]

Displace Hashery

July 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

A few friends and I dropped by Displace Hashery for dinner before a visit to a friend’s apartment in Kitslano for Fireworks. This place was a local popular pub among [...]

Tasting Plates Vancouver: Lonsdale

July 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

I had a super fun evening attending Tasting Plates Vancouver in Lonsdale, North Vancouver, organized by Vancouver Foodster. It was a very successful sold out event. The [...]

Prohibition Tasting Room

July 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

I was lucky to join Richard from VancouverFoodster.com for a tasting invitation at Prohibition Tasting Room in Yaletown. The manager kindly presented some of their signature [...]

131 Water Kitchen & Bar, Gastown

March 28, 2014 // 0 Comments

I walked past this place many times in Gastown. Pascal and I picked this place for their groupon deal at lunch time. We were sitting in the cozy area in front of the bar by [...]

A Delicious Lunch at the Ascot Lounge

March 18, 2014 // 2 Comments

My friend Pascal and I both had the boneless short rib with smoked cheddar gratin. The chef showed great technique to elevate a meaty dish to something light but still [...]

The Flying Pig

October 30, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Flying Pig had become one of my favourite restaurants. Their dishes on the dinner menu were pretty much all worth trying: beautiful and fresh ingredients, balanced [...]

The Blackbird Public House and Oyster Bar

October 12, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Blackbird Public House & Oyster Bar After a long day of outdoor activities and shopping for Thanksgiving dinner on the next day, Jenny, Justine and I decided to wind [...]