L’Éclair de Génie Vancouver Opening

Vancouver now has its very own L’Éclair de Génie boutique and I couldn’t be happier!!  I first tried eclairs from L’Éclair de Génie on a family trip to Paris and fell in love.  They are presented artistically and each and everyone of them were so beautiful that it was actually hard for us to choose just […]

Fondway Cafe - Matcha Cheesecake & Sandwich

Fondway Cafe

Fondway Cafe is a cute and spacious cafe that has opened up along the strip behind Metrotown mall.  There’s a bunch of new condos being built there which I guess makes it a good location.  It is also close to me so I have no complaints and made it a good choice for a long […]

Coffee Monster

Coffee Monster

I remember wanting to visit Coffee Monster for a while now but it had fallen off my radar, but feeling like dessert one night, I googled what’s in the area and Coffee Monster popped up.  So AngryRussian and I took a walk there to see what they had to offer at 10:00pm on a Friday […]

JJ Bean

I’ve heard about JJ Bean from GRock a while ago, and I didn’t really know what the fuss was.  More googling however got me intrigued about their mocha, as it seems like they make the best one in town. My first visit was to the Main Street location, I didn’t try their mocha, as I […]

Salteñas Cafe and Pastries

The “Tastes of Latin America” festival in Vancouver has started!  This event will take place from June 28th to July 6th, and is part of the Carnaval del Sol that’s going to take place in downtown Granville Street on July 5-6th this year. A few Vancouver restaurants are offering specially priced menus during this event, […]

ManCakes Bakery Cafe: ManCakes Madness!

VANEATS.ca has once again put together a pretty nifty package deal for an establishment we’ve been meaning to try with their ManCakes Madness deal for ManCakes Bakery on Robson.  This time it will cost you $9.95 for 6 mini cupcakes and 2 hot drinks.  You can also upgrade and double your cupcakes for an extra […]

Beaucoup Bakery & Cafe

I’ve heard a lot about Beaucoup Bakery & Cafe, especially in magazines.  However it wasn’t until recently when GRock’s friend started working there as a baker that I’ve succumbed to lots more praises and recommendations from GRock. The final nail in the coffin was when GRock showed me a picture of this magical looking poached […]

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 […]

Granville Island Tea Company: Best Masala Chai!

So after the failed Spot Prawn Festival visit, Pretty Sis and I just decided to head to Granville Island for a stroll.  Trying out GoFish was out of the question too as that line up was probably the same length as the one to buy tickets for the prawn boil. Then Pretty Sis remembered the best […]