Crave the Heights – Noodle Paradise

Noodle Paradise is the new reincarnation of Jane’s Restaurant. The new owners have kept the iconic breakfast menu, but have introduced authentic Thai-style dishes to their lunch and dinner menu. The chef and co-owner is from Chang Mai, and her passion for bringing a taste of her country to Burnaby is inspiring. For Crave the…

Atlas Steak + Fish – Modern Take On A Classic Steakhouse

Atlas Steak + Fish recently launched their new summer menu for the season, and I had the opportunity to try these new dishes as well as their iconic menu staples earlier this month. As a self proclaimed connoisseur of bread, this review would be incomplete if I didn’t mention the amazing bread and butter at…

Snow Angel Cafe – Aesthetic Shaved Ice in Burnaby

Snow Angel Cafe is a newly opened Korean dessert cafe in Burnaby. They specialize in Bingsoo, but they also offer a limited savoury menu of sandwiches and croissants as well as tiramisu and beverages. The interior is beautifully decorated with plants and lights and this cafe wouldn’t be out of place on the streets of…

Perchance Coffee and Tea – Hidden Cafe Gem on Dunbar

Perchance Coffee and Tea is the cafe that I had always wish I had when I was a student in university. It is such a calm cafe and the interior is divided into different sections so each area looks different and has a different vibe. Like their namesake, the cafe hopes to create opportunities for…

Weekend Tea – Refreshing Fruit Teas with a Twist

Weekend Tea is the newest kid on the block (literally), on a street that is completely saturated with bubble tea shops (Chatime, OneZo, Boba Boy etc). To stand out, their primary offerings is fruit teas and milk/yogurt based beverages. Weekend Tea stands firmly behind their drinks and recommends that all patrons try the beverages in…

illycaffè – Authentic Italian Coffee Bar Experience at YVR

Paradies Lagardère has brought a new full-service illycaffè to the international departure terminal at Vancouver International Airport. illycaffè is a third-generation family-owned coffee company from Trieste, Italy. They are a global leader in sustainable high-quality coffee. Their shops all offer an immersive illy experience that feature the brand’s iconic imagery and other visual elements. Coffee…

Yew Seafood + Bar – Classic Brunch Fare with a Twist

Yew Seafood + Bar is located inside the Four Seasons Hotel in Downtown Vancouver. The interior has a lot of wooden accents and is beautifully appointed. I’ve been by a few times for dinner, but this was my first time to try their brunch. I stopped by earlier this week to try out their new brunch…

Castella Cheesecake – Japanese Inspired Treats #onRobson

To conclude my collaboration with the Robson Business Improvement Association, I wanted to highlight a little cafe gem that is consistently churning out high quality desserts from their namesake cheesecake, to cheese tarts, creme brûlées and even ice cream! Castella Cheesecake recently introduced a new line of ice cream treats to their dessert roster and I…

Ebisu #onRobson – Showstopping Fresh Sashimi

As part of my collaboration with the Robson Business Improvement Association, I am showcasing a few of my favourite restaurants on Robson Street. Ebisu is part of the Kamei Group of Japanese restaurants and is one of Vancouver’s original Japanese restaurants. While most people come to Ebisu for their fusion dishes and innovative cocktails, one…