Butcher and Bullock – Dine Out Vancouver 2020 [OVERVIEW]

Dine Out Vancouver comes and goes in a flash because 2 weeks passes by really quickly. The hardest part is choosing a restaurant. Thankfully for me, I had that choice narrowed down to any of the Donnelly Group restaurants, which, to my delight, were not all offering the exact same menu. »

Best Almond Croissants in Greater Vancouver [GUIDE]

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. »

Best Burgers in Vancouver [GUIDE]

One of the greatest inventions in food history has to be the burger. Hotly contested is the origin of burgers, with claims of its creation going as far back as the 1800s. The burger is a timeless piece of dining history that resonates with childhood, with beer, and... »

Sushi Bar Maumi – The Best $75 Omakase in Vancouver [REVIEW]

It's time for another omakase review on this food blog! My sister was in town for her annual visit and because she visits from the prairie province of Alberta, Vancouver sushi is always at the top of her dining list. For this encounter, we settled on Sushi Bar Maumi, a restaurant that's known for... »

Flourist – Fair Trade Grain and Cafe in Vancouver [REVIEW]

This is not just a cafe but a shop that mills its own flour and sells grains from trusted farmers they can identify by name (more on this later). A long spiel made short: flour products from Flourist are perishable because that's the way naturally-made flour goes. »

Locus – The Restaurant That Makes Everything In-House

Locus on Main Street is one of those blink-and-you-miss-it restaurants. It's viewable in plain sight but easily lost amongst the mesh of businesses lining the street. In other words, it's a restaurant you know when you're "in the know", or when... »

Vancouver Christmas Market – Food Guide [RECAP]

One of my favourite things to do in December is visiting the Vancouver Christmas Market. Having been a steady visitor for 8 of its 10 years of operation, I'm always excited for the food vendors that pop up each year and how they play into the whole German Christmas vibe... »

Matcha Cafe Maiko – Uji Matcha Goodness in Richmond [REVIEW]

Anyone who goes out for dessert with me knows I love matcha, i.e. green tea-based, desserts. I'm a big fan of the contrast between bitter tang and sweet refined sugar. When I heard that Matcha Cafe Maiko, a cafe dedicated to the joy of serving Japanese green tea desserts... »