Sai Woo – Casual Asian Fusion Food in Historic Chinatown

Sai Woo is a casual Asian fusion food restaurant that uses fresh locally sourced ingredients. Sai Woo has a beautiful modern interior upstairs and a grittier ‘secret’ underground parlour (Woo Bar) downstairs. They have a Happy Hour from 5:00 – 6:30 PM and they serve 1/2 priced house made dumplings and spring rolls. I’m usually…

Hachiro Ramen Bar – Elevated Ramen and Izakaya in North Vancouver

Hachiro Ramen Bar combines elements of Japanese tradition and cuisine in a modern relaxed setting. Owned by a brother and sister duo – Brooke and Stephen – they hope to showcase the food of their culture and their experiences growing up in Japan and on the North Shore to Vancouver locals. I had an opportunity…

H Tasting Lounge – Summer Patio Party

Early last month, H Tasting Lounge opened up their new patio. Located inside The Westin Bayshore, H Tasting Lounge is open for dinner, Happy Hour and Afternoon Tea. There is nothing better than dining al fresco on a patio during the summertime with beautiful ocean views. This is a refreshing and delicious cocktail that goes…

C Market Coffee – A Hidden Cafe Gem in Coquitlam

C Market Coffee is a new cafe that opened earlier this year in Coquitlam. Normally I wouldn’t venture that far out, however as one of the media judges for the Vancouver Foodster Brownie Challenge, I finally had a reason to check out this charming cafe that has been making waves on social media recently for…

Kiyo Sushi – Hidden Japanese Restaurant in Richmond

Kiyo Sushi is a small hidden Japanese restaurant with a 22 year history. Japanese owned, this unassuming sushi restaurant is located in Cambie Plaza in Richmond. They have a wide selection of sashimi and cooked items, as well as an extensive special menu. I went here for dinner with a couple friends last month and…

Fiore – Home-style Italian Eats on South Granville

Fiore is an Italian inspired restaurant located in the heart of South Granville. They curate a seasonal menu and wine list, and use fresh local ingredients in their dishes. I dropped by last week for a quiet catch up dinner with a friend. This is one of their signature items. They offer it in three…

One Bowl Vancouver – Healthy Rice Bowls in Kerrisdale

One Bowl is a quaint little cafe offering up healthy rice bowls and a variety of desserts and drinks. Located slightly off the beaten path, they are hidden on Balsam Street within Kerrisdale. I dropped by last weekend to try out a couple of their signature bowls and desserts. When the bowl first came out…

[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…