Cafe Take Urban – Bringing the Trendiest Macarons from Korea to Vancouver

Taking over the former Kobob Burger on Main Street is Cafe Take Urban which specializes in Korean style macarons – Ddungcaron. Ddungcaron (뚱카롱) is a popular rendition of macarons found in Korea. It means “fat macaron”, and it gets its name from the outrageous amount of filling between macaron shells. ⠀ In addition to their…

[Hong Kong] Din Tai Fung – Causeway Bay

Din Tai Fung was originally a cooking oil retail business, but was reborn as a steamed dumpling and noodle restaurant in 1972. Today, Din Tai Fung has branches worldwide in Japan, the United States, South Korea, Singapore, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, and Thailand. My first visit to Din Tai Fung was when I…

Meat and Bread

Meat and Bread first opened in 2010 in Gastown, since then they have since expanded to several locations, including their newest shop on Robson. They are known for their signature Porchetta sandwich, but this week I stopped by to try our their limited edition Reuben Sandwich. From April 11-13, instead of having their signature Porchetta…

[Dine Out Vancouver] MARKET by Jean Georges #DOVF

Another Dine Out Vancouver season is upon us, and this year I’ve scheduled quite a few, so look forward to the upcoming posts! I’ll do my best to churn them out as soon as possible so you can try them before Dine Out is over! Market by Jean-Georges is the first restaurant in Canada for…