Johnny Rockets - Classic Americana in Vancouver [REVIEW]

Following the heels of the last Vancouver expansion of a popular American burger chain (CaliBurger), Johnny Rockets has stepped up and opened a new location in a brand new building on the corner of Nelson Street at Howe in Vancouver. With bold reds and claims of "the original hamburger& »

Chicken Fight V at The Bimini in Vancouver [RECAP]

Sunday October 15th was a special day in Kitsilano. As part of a number of initiatives to keep the community close, The Bimini on West 4th hosted its 5th iteration of Chicken Fight. Featuring Jim Beam Bourbon Apple Bourbon and many, many pounds of wings, Chicken Fight V showered diners »

Taste of Yaletown - Yaletown L'Antipasto [REVIEW]

Stepping into a little hovel and experiencing what the locals eat is every tourist's dream when it comes to dining. Yaletown L'Antipasto seeks to provide the same atmosphere for Italian cuisine, and is one of the mainstays of Taste of Yaletown, now in its 13th year. Until October 27th, 26 »

Taste of Yaletown - The New Oxford [REVIEW]

Yaletown's favourite foodie event is back for the 13th time. Until October 27th, 26 new and mainstay Taste of Yaletown participating restaurants will be offering 3-course prix fixe menus at $25, $35, or $45 price points. In addition to supporting local dining, partial proceeds benefit the Greater Vancouver Food Bank. »

Kin Khao - Michelin Star Dining in San Francisco [REVIEW]

On my last trip to the Bay Area, I was excited to try some upscale west coast eateries. A couple days after Foreign Cinema, I was at Kin Khao, a 1 Michelin Star restaurant in downtown San Francisco. With this designation in mind, and my first Michelin experience at stake, »

Dockside Restaurant - 2017 Fall Menu - Vancouver [PREVIEW]

With the coming of autumn, some restaurants will be shifting their menus to incorporate flavours to match the season. Dockside Restaurant, located in Vancouver's Granville Island, have introduced Mark Crofton as their new Executive Chef, and together put out some new culinary creations. I got to try 8 of their »

Harvest Haus - German-Themed Celebration in Vancouver [RECAP]

For those who are wondering what's in the white tents by Sole Foods Street Farms near Vancouver's seawall, Harvest Haus is back! A bigger venue, more themed activities, and the same German-inspired volksfest have primed this year's event to be the largest thus far. For one more weekend, the Halle »

National Taco Day at La Taqueria - Vancouver [RECAP]

Wednesday October 4th was National Taco Day and nearly every big taco shop in Vancouver was celebrating. None took it as far as La Taqueria Pinche Taco Shop though as these folks were offering 2-for-1 tacos for every customer walking through the doors between 3-6pm. For the big celebration though, »

EAT! Vancouver Returns for Year 15 Nov 6th-11th [EVENT]

The highly anticipated luxurious food festival, EAT! Vancouver returns to Vancouver’s vibrant culinary scene from November 6 to 11, featuring one-of-a-kind collaborations between U.S. and Canadian chefs from across the country. For anyone who hasn't heard of this annual celebration of all things culinary, this is in my »

T-Go Tea - Naturally-Flavoured Bubble Tea in Richmond [REVIEW]

I love bubble tea (or boba for you Americans). Even though I'm a fan of these specialty tea drinks, I'm aware that many "traditional" shops serve up slushes full of sugar syrups and milk teas with flavoured powders. That's a pretty poor diet long-term, so I'm happy to »

Harvest Haus Returns for Year 4 - Vancouver [EVENT]

It's October which means harvest season is in full swing. Harvest Haus is returning to Vancouver for its 4th year but in a location that's 50% larger than last year. As Vancouver's largest Volkfest, Harvest Haus has relocated to the Sole Food Street Farms at 88 Pacific Blvd. There will »