Review: Santouka Ramen

I am always looking for a good Ramen shop close to where  I live.   Currently my favorite is Santouka Ramen on Broadway. It is a Hokkaido style ramen.  It opened up this year.  The original location in Vancouver is on Robson Street but I seldom travel downtown.  So I have never been. I have been…

Are Bugs the Food of the Future??

My dad has always been an interesting and adventurous man. He’s eaten his fair share of strange foods from silk worm pupae to mushed up earthworms. Over the past couple years, he’s become more interested in edible insects and foraging. For his birthday, we decided to surprise him and order some edible insects from Thailand…

Review: Pizza Ludica

Pizza Ludica is such a fun place to have great pizza and play board games. This restaurant is located in Vancouver, BC and is situated close to transportation. From the outside you wouldn’t have guessed the uniqueness of this place. The interior is brightly light and simple with lots of game themed decorations. Even this sign…

Review: Vancouver’s Original Bone Broth Bar

Wednesdays have become “Weird Eats Wednesdays” at work. That means we try out weird and strange foods in Vancouver. Our first weird food stops was at Vancouver’s Original Bone Broth Bar. Yes!! There is a bone broth bar. They also sell collagen shots and popsicles. (The popsicles were sold out so I didn’t get to…

Review: Hi Genki

Hi Genki is a hidden gem in Burnaby. It is located in a Nikkei Senior Home. They serve authentic Japanese cuisine in a  cafeteria type setting. Upon entering the senior home, you would not have suspected it would be a restaurant. The only hint is the line up of patrons patiently waiting for seats. Large…

Review: The Workshop Vegetarian Cafe

  Vegetarian food. Oh vegetarian food. I have a weird relationship with you.  Some times you are good and some times not so much.  I am always skeptical when I try vegetarian food, especially when they have a meat version that is sooo good. And you know how I like my ramen. I mean how…

Review – Mamie Taylors

Mamie Taylor’s is a restaurant located in Chinatown, Vancouver. As you walk in, you notice the taxidermy along the wall, the brickwork and the friendly wait staff. You definitely feel welcome when you enter. Looking at the menu, you notice that there are a lot of local west coast ingredients. The one thing on the…

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: 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: 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…

Adventures at Nordstrom Bistro Verde

Yesterday was the grand opening of Nordstrom in Downtown Vancouver.   My friend and I decided to check it out.  Wow it was crowded.  What makes this Nordstrom intriguing to me is that there is a restaurant located on the third floor.  On the main floor there is a little coffee shop and on the second…