Biercraft Marinier Mussels

Dine Out Vancouver 2017: Biercraft Bistro

Kicking off Dine Out Vancouver this year for us was Biercraft Bistro.  I had always wanted to try Biercraft but always forgot about them, so when I saw that they were participating in Dine Out and offering a $30 menu, it was a go! The appetizer version of Biercraft’s Salt Spring Island Marinier Mussel and Kennebec Frites […]

Juniper Restaurant Holiday Cobbler cocktail

Juniper Restaurant

My pick this year for my annual birthday dinner with Fannypack was Juniper Restaurant in Chinatown.  I was intrigued with their huge gin cocktail menu and Fannypack sure sounded excited when I suggested the place so off we went! We were seated in a very private corner of the dining room area.  The privacy was nice but […]

sahm gook jih palace noodles spicy soup

Sahm Gook Jih Palace – Edmonds, WA

Whenever I venture to the states to visit Aunt Aggy and Uncle Walken, I always ask that they take me for Korean food since I believe they actually have a better selection of casual Korean restaurants down there in the Washington area.  This time they took us to Sahm Gook Jih Palace which is new […]

My 2017 DOVF Picks image

My Dine Out Vancouver Fest 2017 Picks

Folks it’s that time of year again!  Dine Out Vancouver 2017 will take place from January 20 to February 5 this year and the complete list of restaurants can be found on the Dine Out Vancouver site.  As usual there’s three tiers of pricing and this year they’re $20, $30 and $40. After scouring the […]

Torafuku Finding Nemo

Torafuku Vancouver

A while ago Travelzoo had another awesome dining deal and this time it was for the restaurant Torafuku in Chinatown.  Torafuku is a modern Japanese eatery and the owner/executive chef Clement Chan was a contestant on Top Chef Canada.  So I was really glad this deal appeared and again Fannypack was my eating partner.  For […]

Sushi California Coquitlam

Sushi California Coquitlam

Sushi California is a chain of Korean-run sushi restaurants that offer pretty decent portion sizes for not a lot of money.  It’s one of AngryRussian’s favorite places to eat actually.  We always go to the Coquitlam location on North Road. They remind me a lot of Sushi Garden in a lot of ways.  The pricing, […]

Busan Daeji Gukbap

I had originally wanted to take AngryRussian to Hee Rae Dang for his first non-Korean-BBQ-Korean dinner experience.  However it was just our luck that Hee Rae Dang was closed for renovations until- get this- the next day, so we kind of just walked around the area where Insadong is located and then I settled on […]

Anh and Chi

It’s been a while since I met up with Fannypack so her birthday was a good excuse for dinner.  She suggested Anh and Chi.  For anyone who doesn’t already know, Anh and Chi is located where Pho Hoang used to be, and that was opened by the parents of the now-owners of Anh and Chi. […]

Heirloom Vegetarian Restaurant

For Miz Brown Sugar’s birthday this year we went to Heirloom Restaurant for dinner.  Heirloom is a vegetarian/vegan restaurant that I had wanted to try for a while but never got around to it, so this was a fantastic excuse to go. We all started with drinks, all virgin.  From left to right is the Ginger Spritz […]

Chill Winston

We better be soaking up as much patio time as we can while we can!  Meeting up for lunch one day brought PrettySis, 2Sis and I to Chill Winston in Gastown. PrettySis ordered a Medea ($12.50) for 2Sis and it was gorgeous.  It was made with St. Germain elderflower liqueur, Campari, grapefruit juice, sage, and sparkling wine. […]