Review: Jethro’s Fine Grub

Jethro’s Fine Grub has become extremely popular since it was featured on Guy Fieri’s Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. It is a local eatery that specializes in breakfast and lunch items.  It is so popular that they opened a second location on Fraser Street just to reduce the line ups on the original on Dunbar Street….

Review: Vegan Pudding & Co

How do I find places that I want to review?  Well through instagram…. and food porn.  I love looking at food pictures and following others who live in Vancouver and seeing what they eat.  I would like to try more places but I only can eat so much and going out is  expensive.  So I…

Review: Bambudda

Dine Out Vancouver is a yearly event where restaurants provide a set menu at an affordable price. The problem with Dine Out is the popularity as many restaurants are booked solid. Prices can range from $20 a meal to $40. Meals are sometimes not up to standards as it is a set menu and mass…

Review: Gyu-Kaku

When I go out to eat I usually ask my friends what they feel like trying and if there are any specific restaurants they want to try.  One friend of mine said she wanted to go somewhere “fun”.  The first place that came into my head was Gyu-Kaku.  If you are a hot pot or…

Review: Juniper Kitchen and Bar

Juniper Kitchen and Bar is located in Chinatown, Vancouver. It is easy to get to by transit which is a bonus since they serve delicious cocktails. From the outside, Juniper Bar is modern and chic and is definitely a great place to grab drinks and snacks after a long day at work. From the inside, you…

Review: Nuba

Nuba is a great Lebanese restaurant which has some of my favorite dishes of all time. It is a wonderful place for some light tasty food and delicious coffee.  It is also a really easy place to book because you can find it on the open table app so you don’t even need to call…

Review: Vancouver’s Hot Chocolate Festival

Every year Vancouver has a hot chocolate festival where many restaurants showcase their own take on the delicious chocolatey drink. This year I decided I wanted to check out some of these places to get some ideas on my own hot chocolate creation. My first stop was Bella Gelateria (Coal Harbour). This place won a…

Review: East is East

When I am off on holidays, I like to catch up with friends at my favorite places. Open table makes it convenient for me to save all my favorite restaurants. It also makes it easy to see which of them have a table available. East is East is a wonderful place for lunch or dinner. …

Review: Forage

I’ve been meaning to try out a restaurant called Forage http://www.foragevancouver.com. This restaurant is known to find ingredients from local farms to create their dishes.  They are a thoughtful and sustainable restaurant who makes an effort to create delicious dishes to the customers. Knowing full well the restaurant would be busy, I made reservations on Opentable.com…

Review: Rain or Shine Ice Cream

My friends have constantly been talking about ice cream shops around Vancouver.  Earnest Ice Cream, Mario Gelato, Bella Gelateria, Menchie’s, and Rain or Shine. I am pretty sure there are more ice cream shops out there that are amazing. My go to place is Mario Gelato because they have a coconut sugar ice cream. So…

Review: Huber’s Cafe

I was in Portland, Oregon for a dragonboat regatta and wanted to make sure I checked out some cool restaurants. I came across this lovely gem called Hubers Cafe. Hubers Cafe is Portland’s oldest cafe. It opened in 1879 and specializes in traditional turkey dinner. They also serve Spanish Coffee that includes a performance. We…

Review: Tai Sho Ken Ramen

Ever since my trip to Tokyo I have been looking for a ramen restaurant in Vancouver that comes close to the ramen I had there.  Ramen joints have been popping up all over Vancouver in the recent years. I have tried a few of them; some were good, some not so good. My friends recently…