Tag Archive: Casual

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Burgoo Bistro

Posted on December 5th, 2011

We’ve entered that time of year where the temperature drops, the days are unreasonably short and it feels like the rain will never stop. During this period, that often spans November to May in Vancouver, I enter hibernation mode, not wanting to leave the warmth and comfort of my home. I am permanently huddled by … (More →)

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La Brasserie

Posted on November 15th, 2011

My father is always saying he doesn’t like French food and I’m sure it’s just because he hasn’t tried the right kind. Anticipating heavy cream sauces, strange organ meats and fussily prepared dishes, he has proclaimed his disdain loudly, while seated in French restaurants, in France. I think he would feel differently if he tried … (More →)

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Grub

Posted on November 15th, 2011

My boyfriend is notoriously picky when it comes to restaurants. He seems convinced that there are very few in Vancouver that don’t charge exorbitant prices and can prepare food better than he can. I am always apprehensive about trying a new place with him as it usually results in an endless stream of criticism that … (More →)

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Chez Meme Baguette Bistro

Posted on November 15th, 2011

I generally don’t visit Burnaby Heights very often, but since close friends have moved into the neighbourhood, I’ve found myself in the area with increasing frequency. One weekend morning we met for brunch and headed to Chez Meme Baguette Bistro on their recommendation. It happened to be the one Saturday a month that Chez Meme … (More →)

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Lolita’s South of the Border Cantina

Posted on November 15th, 2011

I’ve been frequenting Lolita’s, a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it Davie Street restaurant, fairly regularly since it opened more than five years ago, and it has become my go-to place when no one can decide where they want to go or what they feel like eating. Lolita’s is one of the few places I’ve found in Vancouver that has … (More →)


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