Caffe Artigiano - New Holiday Drinks and Treats [REVIEW]

With the holiday season in full swing, some coffee shops will be unveiling seasonal drinks with warming flavours such as eggnog and gingerbread. For Canadian company Caffe Artigiano, this means the (re)introduction of 4 holiday-themed drinks. Last Saturday I was given a chance to try them all and provide »

Fresh by DCE – Meal-To-Go [REVIEW]

Between a typical 9-5, a commitment to fitness, and all the side hustles, it can be a tough struggle to keep a balanced diet for some workers in Vancouver. From the creators of Burger Noir, Fresh by DCE is a new endeavour to provide memorable meals-to-go with an emphasis on »

La Cantina - Fresh Mexican in Vancouver [REVIEW]

The Mexican scene in Vancouver continues to expand. Hailing from Whistler, BC, La Cantina has just opened its new location on Nelson Street in downtown Vancouver. With a focus on fresh tacos and imported Mexican flavours, these folks are on a mission similar to other pinche taco shops in the »

Dublin Calling - Irish and European Sports Bar in Vancouver [REVIEW]

From the ashes of Granville Street's Ceili's comes a new Irish experience. Dublin Calling is the latest expansion from the Toronto-born restaurant company. With a huge inherited space and more TVs than you can watch, how does the new menu fare? I had a taste and found out. Disclosure: This »

Vancouver Christmas Market 2017 – Food [RECAP]

This December the Vancouver Christmas Market is back in full throttle. With an emphasis on German celebration, there's a ton to eat and see in what is quite possibly the most Christmas-y spot in Downtown Vancouver. This year, I was a lucky media participant to sample the market prior to »

Italian Kitchen - Old World Charm in Vancouver [REVIEW]

The art of sharing is a classic Italian culture in having dinner with friends and family. There may be a new world of activated charcoal ice cream and startups producing the flavour of wine, but Italian Kitchen in Vancouver keeps it simple even with their new address on 860 Burrard »

The Pokéman Kakigōri Café and Poké Shop – Vancouver [REVIEW]

2017 is not over yet, so the poke craze continues. Recently sprouting up in the western edge of Kitsilano in Vancouver is The Pokéman Kakigōri Café and Poké Shop. Boasting the highest number of accents on its lettering, The Pokéman offers a variety of fresh poké bowls in addition to »

Hopscotch Festival - Grand Tasting Hall [RECAP]

In the world of drunken nights and top-notch company, there really is a drink for everyone. In the case of the beer, cider, spirit, or wine afficionado, last weekend's 22nd Hopscotch Festival at Vancouver's PNE Forum was a small part of a big night for many industry professionals and casual »

ACME Cafe - Homey Diner in Vancouver [REVIEW]

Welp, the news is out there that ACME Cafe owners have sold their homey-feeling restaurant to a new owner looking to open a new concept. With that being said, I thought this a last chance for me to say some things about this Gastown eatery and share some parting words. »