Category Archive: Eat

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Miradoro at Tinhorn Creek

Posted on May 28th, 2013

Between the scorching temperatures and the delectable wine offerings, the Okanagan is our favourite among British Columbia’s summer holiday destinations. As wine lovers, sampling the latest releases from some of BC’s best vineyards is reason enough to travel to the region yet we’ve often found the area lacking in some other important amenities. Winery restaurants … (More →)

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Sargam House

Posted on May 21st, 2013

Despite an almost overwhelming number of options, there really is a paucity of Indian restaurants serving up tasty and authentic cuisine outside of Vancouver’s suburbs. While establishments offering mediocre palak paneer, daal and aloo gobi are a dime a dozen in the downtown core, it’s nearly impossible to distinguish one from the next and most … (More →)

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Pok Pok

Posted on April 30th, 2013

Living in Vancouver, there are a plethora of fantastic Asian dining options like Chinese, Japanese and Korean, but we’re at a loss when we’re craving Thai food. Portland is one of our favourite cities on the West Coast – we’ll take any excuse to make the six hour drive and a great bowl of curry … (More →)

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Besaw’s, Portland

Posted on April 25th, 2013

A few weeks ago, I went took a family road trip down to Portland, equipped with an ambitious list of restaurants, cafes and bars to try.  Crossing names off the list turned out to be an exhausting task as I realized my chances of even tempting my fellow travelers to step outside the Starbucks bubble … (More →)

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Brussels Eats

Posted on April 23rd, 2013

We were recently in Brussels for a few days and were thrilled to discover these three establishments –running the gamut from a bit of a splurge to street food – that are sure to satisfy next time you are in the European capital.

Orphyse Chaussette

Orphyse Chaussette
rue Charles Hanssens 5, quartier du Sablon, Brussels … (More →)

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Zuni Café

Posted on April 2nd, 2013

San Francisco has one of the best food scenes in North America – according to Michael Bauer, the restaurant critic for San Francisco Chronicle, a travel industry survey revealed that most visitors mention food as a major reason for their trip to the Bay Area capital. A 2012 article in the Huffington Post revealed … (More →)

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Dinesty on Robson

Posted on March 26th, 2013

One of our favourite things about living in Vancouver is the sheer number of authentic Asian restaurants in and around the city so we were thrilled to hear Dinesty Chinese Restaurant based in Richmond was opening a branch on Robson Street in the West End. Dinesty’s Richmond branch is the top rated Chinese restaurant on … (More →)

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Nosh

Posted on March 19th, 2013

Despite being one of the most densely populated zones in Vancouver, there is a paucity of exciting restaurants in Kits that inspire a trip over the bridge. While there are a few neighbourhood standbys and a handful of Vancouver institutions, new restaurants often seem to struggle to find their niche. We doubt that the latest … (More →)