Posts tagged "Dinner" are associated with a meal taking place after 5PM

Piva – Modern Italian in New Westminster [REVIEW]

It took awhile but it finally happened – polished Italian cuisine has arrived in downtown New Westminster. Situated inside the Anvil Centre, Piva is the new Italian hot spot hoping to satisfy your cravings of the old country. With offerings such as "For Nonna" and "For Nonno" »

Lamplighter Pub - Dine Out Vancouver [REVIEW]

If you've been hearing the clang of forks and knives against plates, it's likely because Dine Out Vancouver is in full swing and restaurants are full of patrons. January generally sees a lull in dining out but at $20, The Lamplighter Public House offers one of the cheapest 3-course meals »

Liuyishou in Burnaby - Hot Pot Week Preview

Last week I was invited to try out Chongqing-style hot pot at Liuyishou in Burnaby. One of a few locations in Canada, this is actually a large chain from China with hundreds of stores. The purpose of last week's get together was to preview Liuyishou Hotpot Week and enjoy special »

Beijiang Restaurant – Halal Uyghur in Richmond [REVIEW]

Taking a quick glance at Richmond's restaurant variety and you'd be accurate in a mostly Western chains, Chinese seafood restaurants, and Taiwanese snack shacks. That makes it all the more exciting to introduce a place like Beijiang Restaurant that features a halal Chinese menu. Hailing from the XinJiang region of »

Cactus Club Cafe – Bentall 5 Dinner in Vancouver [REVIEW]

I usually don't write about a chain restaurant more than once, but Cactus Club Cafe made an exception. After my previous visit to their Coal Harbour location (tl;dr service was real slow), their Guest Relations department reached out to me to hear more. In the end, given the experience »

Honey Salt – Farm-to-Table at Parq Vancouver [REVIEW]

Happy 2018! With a new year, I thought it would be fitting to share one of my finer experiences. I found myself at the recently-opened Honey Salt, 1 of 5 eateries found at Parq Vancouver. With a farm-to-table concept, does this upper-midrange restaurant exhibit a promising menu or are all »

Urban Thai Bistro – Winter Festive Set Menu [REVIEW]

If the financial thought of dining in Vancouver's Yaletown sounds daunting to you, then you might be happy to hear 3-course meals are still possible on the average 9-5er's budget. Urban Thai Bistro has been serving up their Winter Festive Set Menu and I got a great taste of it »

Dublin Calling - Irish and European Sports Bar in Vancouver [REVIEW]

From the ashes of Granville Street's Ceili's comes a new Irish experience. Dublin Calling is the latest expansion from the Toronto-born restaurant company. With a huge inherited space and more TVs than you can watch, how does the new menu fare? I had a taste and found out. Disclosure: This »

Italian Kitchen - Old World Charm in Vancouver [REVIEW]

The art of sharing is a classic Italian culture in having dinner with friends and family. There may be a new world of activated charcoal ice cream and startups producing the flavour of wine, but Italian Kitchen in Vancouver keeps it simple even with their new address on 860 Burrard »

Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co. – New Vegan Menu in Vancouver [PREVIEW]

Good vegan food is hard to come across in Vancouver when you consider most restaurants that bother having good vegetarian options hardly ever include vegan items. This past week I was invited to a media preview of the new plant-based vegan menu of Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co. As an omnivore, »