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,…

Sharetea

I remember when I was a child there were only a few bubble tea stores around, but these days there seems to be as many bubble tea stores in Vancouver as there are Starbucks and poke shops. Sharetea was established in 1992 in Taiwan, and has since expanded to over 450 stores across the globe….

The Alley 鹿角巷: Downtown Vancouver

The Alley is a Taiwanese bubble tea chain known for its for freshly handcrafted tapioca – aka deerioca (a play on the word tapioca and their deer logo). They are opening their first Vancouver location this Saturday (April 27). The Alley creates its own sugar cane syrup and serves up an elevated menu of original…

Chez Christophe Chocolaterie Patisserie

Chez Christophe is hands down one of my favourite patisseries in Burnaby. Every birthday (friends and family) I will purchase a cake here to celebrate. That being said I don’t ever remember dining in here, so I was glad that my first time doing so was with one of my oldest and closest friends who…

Trafiq

After my girl’s date with R got crashed, we decided to ditch the boys and head for a coffee break at Trafiq. I’ve never been here, but I’ve only heard good things, so I was more than down to check it out. It was a gorgeous sunny day so the bakery wasn’t too busy (because…

TeaTure Tea Lounge

My newest pre-bed activity is scrolling through Instagram looking at gorgeous pictures of food and then dreaming about it. On one night, I happened across a post on a gorgeous dessert with a sugar dome. Turns out it was a new tea lounge that had just opened. Without any hesitation, I texted R and asked…

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:…