Dachi – A "One of Everything" Kind of Dinner in Vancouver [REVIEW]

Some restaurants have a few core food staples with which they'll make various takes on. At Dachi, the choices on the menu touch a variety of palates and are meant to be served en masse. At the last food blogger gathering I attended, we made Dachi our destination and ordered basically everything. »

Shopping for Premium Olive Oil in and around Vancouver [GUIDE]

Food products are some of my favourites to give as gifts. When I was thinking of gifts for my sister, I came upon the idea of infused olive oil. These oils are premium olive oils flavoured with a whole variety of herbs, fruits, and other naturally occurring flavours that make »

Best Almond Croissants in 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. »

Boca'O – The Spanish Tapas Food Truck Experience [OVERVIEW]

Thinking of grabbing a bite as the Spaniards would? Then Vancouver's newest food truck, Boca'O, might be right up your alley. Taking Spanish tapas classics such as potatoes, jamón serrano, and manchego cheese, Boca'O serves up a tidy variety of meals you can enjoy if... »

Tokyo, Japan – Foods to Write Home About [GUIDE]

After 15 days in Japan, I feel like I have a pretty okay grip on what's going on in the city of Tokyo, a megacity I spent 14 days eating in. Given the plethora of dining options (e.g. at least 5500+ in Shinjuku alone), I decided to keep two main lists: things I'd write home about and things (...) »

Masayoshi – Once Upon a $120 Omakase in Vancouver [REVIEW]

Anyone familiar with Tojo's in Vancouver knows that Chef Masayoshi Saba left to form his own restaurant, Masayoshi, in the Fraserhood. As I'm sitting in my hotel room in Tokyo, I can't help but reflect on this dining experience that I paid $120 for back in December 2018. »

Asaka Ramen – Ramen and Dessert 2-in-1 in Richmond [OVERVIEW]

Most ramen restaurants these days operate as a single stop for a classic bowl of Japanese noodles and a side of gyoza, and that's okay. For a little more variety though, Asaka Ramen in Richmond combines the best of Japanese worker dinner and dessert in a new restaurant concept. »

Moltaqa – Moroccan Dinner in Vancouver [OVERVIEW]

I don't know about you but I'm a big fan of Moroccan cuisine. I can imagine a vacation where the Mediterranean winds howl through the souks (marketplaces) of Marrakesh and I'm just trying to find a place where I won't get ripped off on the couscous. Thankfully in Vancouver... »