Miku Holiday Kaiseki Zensai

Miku Restaurant

For my birthday, AngryRussian took me to Miku for dinner.  As it was the holiday season, Miku had a special holiday menu of six courses ($125).  The appetizer course had 7 small items itself!!  We both decided to do the special set menu, and we noticed that a lot of patrons that night did the same […]

Royal Dinette Wagyu Beef Tartare

Dine Out Vancouver 2017: Royal Dinette

Royal Dinette was one of our two $40 picks this dine out season.  In 2016 they were voted “Best New Restaurant” in Vancouver Magazine and also “Best New Restaurant in Canada” in enRoute Magazine, so that sounds promising right?! I really liked the ambiance of Royal Dinette…they had a really warm glow and a very […]

The Keg & Bullfrog Power Partners Up!

‘Perfect Pairings’ was the theme one rainy afternoon at The Keg Yaletown.  To celebrate the environmental partnership between The Keg and Bullfrog Power, I was invited to a wine and food pairing event at The Keg Yaletown. As of March 25, 2015, ten of The Keg’s downtown restaurant in Toronto and Vancouver will be powered […]

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 […]

Night Race 2014

Fannypack and I have been running for around 10 weeks now and somewhere along the lines, we decided that we needed a goal.  So to have something to show for our 10 weeks of training, her and I registered for the 5K portion of the Night Race 2014! The race happened last Friday at Stanley […]

Poncho’s Mexican Restaurant

To wrap up our coverage of this year’s Tastes of Latin America festival, we bring you a long overdue review of Poncho’s Mexican Restaurant.  Poncho’s is Vancouver’s second-longest running Mexican restaurant, and they are the longest-running if you base it on never having moved locations.  They’ve been at the West End hub of Denman and […]

Fat Duck Mobile Eatery Ltd

Here’s a review of a lunch I had on the go downtown earlier this week.  Quick lunch, quick review.  Fat Duck Mobile Eatery Ltd food truck parks outside of the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on Hamilton between Dunsmuir and Georgia.  Their menu items hover around $10.  I’ve really been digging the food cart thing as of […]

Mangal Kiss Mid East BBQ

Ever find yourself daydreaming of your next vacation while you’re at work?  Wish you could magically transport yourself out of that cramped cubicle and escape to some exotic destination for some much-needed R & R?  What if I said you could indulge your fantasy on your next lunch break?  If you work downtown, Mangal Kiss […]

Birthday dinner #2 – forage

Forage was a restaurant I’ve always wanted to try so I took the opportunity of my birthday to ‘gently suggest’ to Fannypack to take me there on a separate occasion to celebrate (as that is our thing), so that brings us to birthday dinner #2! As we were quickly told by the extremely attentive server, […]