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…

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…

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…

Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant – Traditional North African Fare in Gastown

Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant is a cosy restaurant that transports the diner to Morocco. The restaurant serves halal meats and their bread is made fresh daily by a Moroccan baker. There is a dearth of Moroccan restaurants in Vancouver, so it’s nice to have the opportunity to try this cuisine. I dropped by with my friend…

Olé Wings & Tapas – Hidden Korean Gem #onRobson

The Robson Business Improvement Association and I have collaborated to bring you some of my recommendations for where to eat on Robson Street. As someone who frequents Robson Street a lot for great eats, it was definitely a challenge picking my favourites! Korean food is one of my go-to comfort cuisines, and there’s nothing better…

Hydra Estiatorio – A Mediterranean Oasis in the Heart of Downtown Vancouver

Hydra Estiatorio Mediterranean & Bar is a Mediterranean-inspired restaurant located inside the new EXchange Tower atrium. Hydra focuses on high quality Mediterranean dishes made with the freshest ingredients using traditional cooking styles. I visited a couple months ago for their Grand Opening party, and I couldn’t wait to be back to try their dinner service….

Key Party – Cocktails and S’mores

Key Party is a hidden bar located next to Rumpus Room on Main Street. The store front looks just like an old school accounting company – Zottenberg & Sons Accounting. Behind the unassuming exterior is an intimate lounge with an eclectic interior and even funkier cocktails and nibbles. I dropped by earlier this month to check…