EAT! Harvest - Duck Liver Pate

EAT! Harvest 2017

In past years, the EAT! Vancouver festival had ended with one big hoopla at BC Place with food, beverage and cooking exhibits all at one place, at one time.  I attended one in 2014.  In the last two years, the festival had been split into 4 series of events- EAT! Dinner series, a collaborative dinner […]

Fresh Prep Vancouver

Homecooking Simplified with Fresh Prep

Not too long ago, I was contacted by the meal prep company Fresh Prep to see if I was interested in trying out their services.  Fresh Prep is a local company that provides a meal ingredients delivery service where each delivery comes with all the ingredients along with the recipe you choose to make a […]

Taste of Yaletown 2017

Taste of Yaletown 2017

    October is soon upon us and with that comes one of the most anticipated restaurant event of the year…you can call it Dine Out Vancouver of the Fall…and that’s Taste of Yaletown! As with Dine Out Vancouver, there will be 3 different price points ($25, $35 and $45) available for you to choose […]

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 […]

Big Dog Little Dog Bakery - Austin's Big Pupcake

Big Dog Little Dog Bakery

It was my pup Tormund’s (as in Tormund Giantsbane…you know??  Game of Thrones??) 2nd birthday yesterday and I splurged on a doggy birthday cupcake for him this year.  I’m not a pet spoiler and I don’t usually give him treats so this was special for both him and I. I went to a local pet […]

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 […]

Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival 2017

This year was my first time attending the Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival.  It was held at the Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club in Coquitlam and featured 30+ breweries and 8-10 restaurants from around the city.  Upon entry you receive a taster glass and a plate and then you can start going around the 2 […]