Lobby Lounge RawBar – Fairmont Pacific Rim

My experience with omakase in Vancouver has been limited. I’ve tried Matsuzushi in Port Moody (famous for their $30 omakase!), and Sushi Bar Maumi in the Downtown West End. I’ve heard many good things about the omakase experience at the Lobby Lounge RawBar inside the Fairmont Pacific Rim, so I decided to give it a…

Ramen Taka

Ramen Takanotsume, a Hokkaido-based ramen chain, first opened shop in Downtown’s West End. They have since opened a second location in Richmond. Conveniently located in Aberdeen Centre, the new location is slightly larger and can seat up to 30 people. I’ve been to their Downtown location and I liked it, so I wanted to see…

Havana Vancouver

Once a month I meet up with some of my closest girlfriends for some drinks and a catchup. Life gets busy, and even though we don’t see each other as often as we used to, when we get together it’s like we were never apart. I always look forward to our monthly get togethers and…

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…

TWG Tea – Limited Edition Mother’s Day Set Menu

TWG Tea has created a special Mother’s Day set menu for Mother’s Day and it will be available May 10th – 17th. I took this opportunity to treat my mum to a nice dinner at TWG Tea. The tea was very fragrant with strong floral undertones from the hibiscus. I chose to have this iced,…

New Brunch Spot in Yaletown – OEB Breakfast Co.

There is no shortage of brunch spots in Vancouver during the weekends, but there is a lack of restaurants serving brunch during the weekday. That’s about to change because OEB Breakfast Co. is opening their first location in Yaletown this Monday. There are plans to further expand into North Vancouver and Burnaby. OEB Breakfast Co….

Do Chay Saigon Vegetarian

Do Chay is the newest passion project of the Do family, who owns Green Lemongrass as well as House Special. Do Chay’s menu pays homage and tribute to the bright and fresh flavours of Vietnam. These spring rolls were fried perfectly and stuffed with a delicious vegetable filling. The fresh lettuce and herbs were the…

Riz Sushi Bar & Catering

Riz Sushi Bar & Catering is mainly a catering business, but they have since expanded their offerings at their brick and mortar location to include to-go sushi combos, poké, udon, teriyaki and various appetizers. They recently launched several new dishes to add to their already expansive menu. This was a standard chicken karaage. The batter…

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…

TSUJIRI Richmond

After several years of stalled openings, TSUJIRI is finally open in Richmond! I’ve been looking forward to trying this place out for so long, that Trudy and I made reservations as soon as they were available. We made our reservation about three weeks in advance, but note that they are pretty much booked until May…