[Product Review] Gomae Meal Prep

Gomae Meal Prep is a zero waste meal prep system. Their mission is threefold – Make healthy and sustainable food more accessible. Help our local communities thrive. Empower people around us to live their best life. I definitely feel that from all their menu options. They have partnered with local restaurants and food trucks to…

Colette Grand Café x AMOREPACIFIC Cocktail Collaboration

AMOREPACIFIC is a South Korean beauty and cosmetics conglomerate that has 33 health, beauty, and personal care brands under its umbrella. I use several brands from them including Innisfree, Laneige, and Sulwhasoo. As a fan of Korean beauty products and skincare, it’s exciting that it is becoming more mainstream in North America. One of their…

Pokeritto – Setting Poke on Fire on Robson Street

Pokeritto has two locations in Downtown Vancouver, and they have just opened a third location in the West End. Taking over the former Sushi Itoga, this new location is serving up their signature Aburi bowl as well as Kale Noodle Salad. This poke bowl is simple and features torched ahi tuna prominently. The yuzu miso…

Hydra Cafe & Bar – Grand Opening Party

Hydra Estiatorio Mediterranean & Bar is a brand new restaurant located inside the EXchange Hotel in Downtown Vancouver. Featuring some of Vancouver’s freshest seafood selections, Hydra aims to bring traditional Mediterranean cuisine with an elevated twist. They had their grand opening last week with a spectacular party spread out across the restaurant and into the adjoining…

Mott 32 – Elevated Chinese Cuisine featuring Sustainable Ocean Wise Seafood

Mott 32 is a contemporary Chinese restaurant located in the heart of Vancouver. The restaurant uses organic and sustainable ingredients whenever possible and they have recently partnered up with Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise program. The food served is primarily Cantonese, but with some Beijing and Sichuan influences. I had the opportunity to try out their…

TEAEVER – New Bubble Tea Joint Near Harbour Centre

TEAEVER is a new bubble tea shop that has opened up in the former Odyssey Bar and Nightclub. The space has been renovated and they occupy the front part of the building. There is seating for a few people along a counter window, but this is mostly a grab and go type of place. As…

Cacao 70 Sweet House – Granville

Cacao 70 is a Quebec-based chocolate cafe that operates locations across Canada, with several located in the Greater Vancouver area. With the closure of the Denman location, Cacao 70 Sweet House on Granville (across from Nordstrom), has introduced savoury offerings to their menu as well as several new desserts and drinks. One of their new…

Biercraft Bistro – Same Great Beers with a New Food Menu

Biercraft bills itself as Vancouver’s original Beer Bar and they have three locations across Greater Vancouver. The have an extensive selection of craft and imported beers from around the world, with an emphasis of Belgian beer. They recently revamped their menu, so I dropped by with my friend Rick to check it out. The sesame…