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…

Koyuki Sapporo Ramen

Koyuki Sapporo Ramen is a ramen and izakaya joint located on the West End. They specialize in miso ramen which is originally from Sapporo. In addition to offering a variety of ramens (miso, shoyu and shio), they also have an extensive happy hour and tapas menu. These arrived piping hot to the table and were…

Kokoro Tokyo Mazesoba

Mazesoba, literally translated as “mixed noodle” is ramen without soup. The first of its kind in North America, Kokoro Tokyo Mazesoba offers mazesoba, ramen, and donburi in Downtown Vancouver. It is a very busy restaurant, and there is almost always a line. The queue moves fairly quickly, but I would recommend you arrive early –…

On Yogurt

If you know me, you will know that I am obsessed with sweet potatoes. So when On Yogurt launched their new line of Purple Sweet Potato themed desserts I knew I had to check it out. On Yogurt is a cute little dessert shop on the edge of Yaletown near BC Place. They are known for…

Milkcow Cafe

Milkcow Cafe has been making waves on social media with their IG worthy desserts. After a filling lunch at Sura, Q and I decided to drop by and check this cute cafe out. When we first arrived the entire cafe was full, but by the time we left about an hour later the cafe was…

Soft Peaks

I was kindly invited by Trudy, to try the new Frissant Ice Cream Sandwich at Soft Peaks Ice Cream in Burnaby. The store interior is very spacious with lots of natural light. The Burnaby location has to be at least double the size of their Gastown counterpart. What we drank: Iced Caffè mocha ($4.50) The…

Nana’s Green Tea

Nana’s Green Tea has been on my to-go list of places to eat in Japan for as long as I can remember, but I have never had the chance to go. I was extremely happy when I found out that they were opening their first North American branch in Vancouver! I’m not one for queues,…

Shiny Tea – International Village

Ever since pictures of this started popping up on Instagram I knew I had to get down to Shiny Tea as soon as possible to try it out. I really wanted to try their Tieguanyin flavour but they didn’t have it the day I went. So instead I tried their Oolong flavour. What I ate:…