Cacao 70

What we ate: Matcha Chocolate Fondue – Double ($18.75) This was alright. It’s a pretty basic fondue and honestly it wasn’t anything special. There was four little dishes of fruit (banana, apple, strawberry and pineapple), a cut up waffle and one brownie. Would I come back? No. I didn’t find the fondue to be anything…

Brix and Mortar

Brix and Mortar has been on my wish list for the longest time. I’ve only heard good things about their menu so I was so glad I finally got to check this off my list! Unfortunately the courtyard space was closed that evening, but their interior dining space was just as beautiful. What we ate:…

Bai Bua Thai Cuisine

In my many years of working The Fair I’ve tried pretty much ever restaurant in the vicinity, but somehow I managed to miss this place! Although it has been a years since I’ve left, I always go back at least once a year for fun. This year, M and I decided to go here before…

Jin Jiang Shanghai Restaurant

I adore Shanghai food and I’m so lucky that Vancouver has some really great Shanghainese  restaurants. My ride or die Shanghai restaurant will always be Shanghai Wonderful, but I’m always open to trying new places! My mom got a recommendation from her friend for this restaurant so we decided to check it out last Saturday…

Coriander Rubbed Seared Cod [Recipe]

Fresh Prep is a local company that reached out to me to try their healthy delivery service. They deliver prepped and portion controlled raw ingredients to your door so you can cook like a chef without having to do all the hard work! This was the second recipe I tried out after the Summer Pork…

Shishinori

I’ve been eating pretty unhealthy as of late, so I try to rectify that by eating more vegetables at lunch and cutting out alcohol. I was in the Cambie area last week and I decided to revisit Shishinori. It’s been ages since I’ve been and it’s just as quaint as I remember. You need to…

House Special

I always walk past House Special on my way to my facial clinic, but I’ve never had a chance to try them out. Well, M and I finally had a chance last month! What we ate: Papaya Salad + Beef Jerky – Shredded green papaya, fresh herbs, Vietnamese pickles, peanuts, beef jerky; sweet soya vinaigrette…

Summer Pork Chops – Product Review

Fresh Prep is a local company that reached out to me to try their healthy delivery service. They deliver prepped and portion controlled raw ingredients to your door so you can cook like a chef without having to do all the hard work! I chose to test my skills with the Summer Pork Chops (medium-level…