Thierry Chocolates - Pistachio Opera Cake

Thierry Chocolates Vancouver

This year, instead of getting one big birthday cake, I asked to go to Thierry Chocolates instead to get a couple treats.  Thierry had always been on my list and since we’re gonna be in the area anyways after dinner at Verre, why not?! Thierry is quite roomy with seats instead and a sort of […]

The Donut Pub – Chelsea, New York

This is Part 3 of our New York Food Adventures!  Check out the rest! Part 1: La Villetta – New York Part 2: Le Song at Chelsea Market – New York Part 3: The Donut Pub – New York Part 4: Momofuku Noodle Bar – New York Part 5: Milk Bar – New York Part […]

Lucky's Doughnuts

Lucky’s Doughnuts

After many, many tastings, we’ve finally decided that between the two great doughnut makers in Vancouver, we Vancouver, we ♥ Lucky’s Doughnuts > Cartems Donuterie.  What finally sealed the deal was the doughnuts we had on our most recent visit to Lucky’s. I took the reins and picked out 3 doughnuts- from the bottom: Mango Passion Bismarck($3.50), Pistachio Glazed […]

Local Boys Shave Ice - Kihei, Maui

Local Boys Shave Ice – Kihei, Maui

This is Part 3 of our Maui Food Adventures!  Check out the rest! Part 1: Our Poke Adventures in Maui Part 2: Horhitos Mobile Taqueria – Kihei, Maui Part 4: Haleakala Summit & Charley’s Restaurant & Saloon – Paia, Hawaii Part 5: Kinaole Grill Food Truck – Kihei, Maui Part 6: Jawz Fish Tacos Truck – Kihei, Maui […]

Costco Hawaii Kajiki Sea Asparagus Poke

Our Poke Adventures in Maui

This is Part 1 of our Maui Food Adventures!  Check out the rest! Part 2: Horhitos Mobile Taqueria – Kihei, Maui Part 3: Local Boys Shave Ice – Kihei, Maui Part 4: Haleakala Summit & Charley’s Restaurant & Saloon – Paia, Hawaii Part 5: Kinaole Grill Food Truck – Kihei, Maui Part 6: Jawz Fish Tacos Truck – […]

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 […]

Daiso Salt Tomato Candy

Way back during my high school years, there was a huge store in Richmond that sold Japanese snack and candy.  It was heaven as I was a huge Japanese fanatic back then.  I remember this store had loads of funky Japanese goodies you wouldn’t find anywhere else. One of the finds from that place was […]

Waffle Gone Wild - Strawberry Heaven Deluxe

Waffle Gone Wild

Waffle Gone Wild is a new-ish waffle cafe that has opened a location in Burnaby.  I only found out about it when I saw the deal they had on Groupon.  I saw “Japanese Mochi Waffle” on their menu and I was done.  I had to go.  I brought C-Dizzle with me on this endeavor. Waffle […]

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 […]

Chihuahua’s Mexican Grill by Cambie Malone’s Group

Earlier this month I was invited to the launch party of Cambie Malone’s Group’s newest venture- Chihuahua’s Mexican Grill!  Situated just behind Malone’s Bar and Grill on W. Pender (they’re directly connected), it’s a cozy space for not-quite-fast-food and a wide selection of premium tequilas. Head chef Peter Chun is at the helm and personally crafted the […]