Bistro Pastis

There was a fantastic deal on Travelzoo for Bistro Pastis, and having had a good experience there for Dine Out Vancouver this year, I quickly snatched it up and enlisted Fannypack to go with me. One reason I like Bistro Pastis was because their portions are pretty decent for a French restaurant.  For my appetizer […]

Tuc Craft Kitchen

For my birthday this year I made Fannypack take me to Tuc Craft Kitchen.  I’ve actually never heard of them and it was through looking on Urbanspoon for ratings and looking up menus, did I decide to go there. We came on a weekday quite early, so the place was quite empty.  But towards the […]

Seasons 52 – La Jolla, San Diego

I officially LOVE San Diego!  It’s so sunny and summery and the outdoor eating area of the complex I was training in had their OWN FREAKING WATERFALL!!!!!  It was so nice to sit under an umbrella with a lovely coastal breeze keeping you just cool enough while you eat your lunch in front of a […]

Dinner at Golden Sea City Restaurant: Snake Soup Starter!

Wendy’s parents recommended this restaurant for a recent family dinner since it’s one of her and Wendy’s favourite dim sum spots (see Wendy’s review here –sad to say that apparently they no longer have the food carts though).  I wasn’t planning on a review since it had already been done…until I saw an especially interesting […]

Merchant’s Oyster Bar

A mutual friend of Fannypack’s and mine was visiting from out of town and Fannypack had the task of choosing a place for dinner.  She then of course passed it on to me even though lately she’s been eating out way more often than I =P. Upon googling I came up with Merchant’s Oyster Bar […]

Oyster eXpress

Fannypack recently informed me of this little place in Chinatown that has Buck-a-Shuck happy hour…and get this…it REALLY is a buck for a shuck!!!  Not $1.75, not $1.50, just $1!!!  When I heard of this, I quickly scurried Hitman to the magical Oyster eXpress with me. This corner restaurant has a very rustic log house interior…the birch color […]

Home-cooking: Simple Boiled Spot Prawn with Broiled Heads

Last Saturday was the 7th annual Spot Prawn Festival held at False Creek Fisherman’s Wharf near Granville Island.  It starts at 12pm and Pretty Sis and I arrived at 1pm. The lineups were INSANELY LONG when we arrived.  Good thing we didn’t pre-purchase tickets either for the Prawn Boil, cuz neither of us had the patience […]