Its entrance is literally in the alleyway behind the parent business! I don't know why it took so long for this business to spring up in La Taqueria's backyard but Chupito takes the "back door" experience of Tacofino to a new level in branding. I came in with expectations of
Smash patties are all the rage on this side of the 2020s. Despite having origins in 2007 in Denver, Colorado, the smash burger is a rising story that burger places are starting to add to their menus. Pourhouse in Vancouver, for example, has a smash burger on their happy hour
There aren't many restaurants as wine-forward as VV Tapas Lounge in Vancouver. There are plenty of wine bars but with a worthy food menu. Grapes and Soda in South Granville comes to mind with a smaller food menu, and L'Ufficio doesn't count since they share a kitchen with La Quercia.
Amongst cuisines that are staples for entry-level restaurant dining, Japanese food covers a huge range as far as how extreme pricing can go. Sushi can cost a lot. The highest level of sushi is usually done in the form of "omakase", literally meaning "to entrust", and, apart from stating your
First off, it's pronounced "ten-don" as in "donburi" without the "buri". Tendon Kohaku is a 2021 gem that's opened 2 locations in Vancouver and Burnaby and they're taking the donburi game by storm. You've likely stared at a Japanese restaurant's donburi menu thinking what a bleak outcome it was to
It's been a long 18 months of pandemic, and at least in the double-vaxxed world, things are looking up as far as preventing death and serious illness. With all this being cooped up, it's my belief that immersive experiences like The Wizard's Den will be popular for young professionals who
Enter Sushi Tree, which opened last month within Henderson Mall in Coquitlam. This takeout-only counter serves sushi as I've never experienced before – it's maki wrapped with inari (tofu) instead of seaweed!
Did you want fried chicken with your coffee? Now you can!
Summer is coming to a close in Vancouver, but one food that will never get old with Vancouverites is Avocado Toast. Where superfruit meets carbs, magic happens. However, such nutritional heroism of an avocado deserves only the best vessel of bread to transport avocado from a table into your mouth.
Founded by a group of people closer to the Vancouver food scene than you think, this eatery hits on all fronts in creativity and design with the result being a fun atmosphere that brings out impactful flavour and an existential energy I haven't yet felt in Metro Vancouver.
Almond croissants have long been my go-to at cafes and bakeries. This hyper-local list is no casual walkthrough of the prettiest photos on Instagram. I actually paid for, ate, and ranked every almond croissant that appears, taking notes for each one.