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 »

Foreign Cinema - Dinner and a Movie in San Francisco [REVIEW]

Commonly known as "The Mission", the Mission District in San Francisco is home to many restaurants, bars, and nightlife events. While the age-old "dinner and a movie" date is still prevalent today, few venues (apart from drive-in theatres) manage to capture its essence quite as well »

Paramount Fine Foods - Lebanese Cuisine in Vancouver [REVIEW]

Lebanese food can be hard to come by in restaurant form. In Vancouver, there are just a small smattering of them not named Nuba. So when I found out Paramount Fine Foods (a Canadian chain) was opened along central Robson Street, I was curious. Does this chain deliver good enough »

Yale Saloon - BBQ Food in Downtown Vancouver [REVIEW]

I'm a big fan of barbecue. Whether it's the smell of brisket, slurping savoury sauces, or the finger-friendly madness, I'm in. And cornbread. Delightful, delicious cornbread. Having barbecue options downtown seems pretty essential to a night out, so it's almost fitting that The Yale Saloon is the only place in »

TWG Tea - Mooncake Collection - Vancouver [REVIEW]

The mid-autumn festival is fast approaching (October 4th) so you're going to start seeing mooncakes in bakeries. Among stores celebrating the yearly harvest is TWG Tea in Vancouver. With tea-infused mousseline or lotus pastes, these are some of the most luxurious mooncakes you can buy for family and friends. I »