Chocolate Tofino – Tofino, BC

This is Part 2 of our Vancouver Island Food Adventures!  Check out the rest! Part 1: Wildside Grill – Tofino, BC Part 3: Ravenlady Oyster Forte – Ucluelet, BC   On the same visit to Wildside Grill while AngryRussian was waiting for our food, I ventured into Chocolate Tofino next door to have a look-see. As […]

Trader Joe’s Fireworks Chocolate Bar Review

Pop rocks are nothing new.  However, pop rocks in a chocolate bar is something completely new to me.  So when I saw Trader Joe’s Fireworks Chocolate Bar ($1.99 USD), I had to have and review it. “Like any good romance, Trader Joe’s Fireworks Chocolate bar is sweet and hot, with just enough explosive moments to […]

Hot Chocolate Festival 2015: 49th Parallel Coffee

I participated in the Hot Chocolate Festival last year with TDog and enjoyed our experience, so this year I am back!  This time I went with DoctorT to 49th Parallel Coffee + Lucky’s Doughnuts for their entry into this year’s festival! DoctorT let me have first dibs, so I picked The Lumberjack ($6) because spicy […]

Hot Chocolates & CakeBread Bakery

Cold winter weather always calls for a nice, cozy cup of hot chocolate don’t you agree? We took a short trip to the island, and while it wasn’t exactly wintery weather, it was still mighty cold. So Hitman took me to a place in downtown Courtenay called Hot Chocolates for…wait for it….Hot Chocolate!! Now Hot […]

Zen Organics Matcha Hot Chocolate

Holiday season is upon us and with that comes a plethora of craft fairs. One of my favorite ones as of late has got to be the Make It! as its fair-sized and admission is uber affordable. In fact for 2 years now it has offered a 2-for-1 deal on Groupon which made it even […]

Frey White Lemon & Lime Chocolate

This was another find at Target.  Frey Chocolate is exclusively available at Target and they make really interesting chocolate combinations. Now I know that real chocolate enthusiasts may condemn white chocolate.  However, the unique flavor combinations Frey produces really makes these white chocolate a unique experience. For instance, the first flavor of theirs that I […]

Ravenlady Oyster Forte

Ravenlady Oyster Forte – Ucluelet, BC

This is Part 3 of our Vancouver Island Food Adventures!  Check out the rest! Part 1: Wildside Grill – Tofino, BC Part 2: Chocolate Tofino – Tofino, BC   After visiting Tofino in the daytime, we went over to Ucluelet as that’s where we’re staying on this trip.  Our first night, it took us a […]

Wildside Grill - Cod Club Sandwich

Wildside Grill – Tofino, BC

This is Part 1 of our Vancouver Island Food Adventures!  Check out the rest! Part 2: Chocolate Tofino – Tofino, BC Part 3: Ravenlady Oyster Forte – Ucluelet, BC   Recently AngryRussian and I celebrated our first anniversary by taking a little trip to Vancouver Island.  Our mainstay was Ucluelet but we also visited Tofino […]

Romer's Burger Bar - Sea of Cortez Shimp Tacos with Watermelon Salad

Romer’s Burger Bar Port Moody

AngryRussian and I had a double dinner date with his friends a while ago at Romer’s Burger Bar in Port Moody.  It was a sort of farewell-for-now as his friend was moving to Toronto for work.  I had been to Romer’s before but was never super impressed as I never got into their method of […]