Parallel 49 Brewing Street Kitchen

Parallel 49 Brewing Street Kitchen

PrettySis was in town to visit with the kiddos and she had been cycling around my parent’s part of town for cool places to eat.  One of these places was the Parallel 49 Brewing Street Kitchen, and she quickly made a date with me and the rest of the family to have lunch there. The Parallel […]

Dine Out Vancouver 2015: Shaughnessy Restaurant

Another year, another Dine Out Vancouver!  This year I’ve decided to stay with the $28-$38 range of restaurants as I think those give you the best value for your money.  The first one for me this year is Shaughnessy Restaurant located at the Van Dusen Gardens.  I’m all for exotic game meats, so when I […]

The Oakwood Bistro: Confit Tuna Benedict

Brunch at The Oakwood Canadian Bistro

There comes a time in your life when it really dawns on you that you’re growing up.  Or old.  This is that year for my high school friends and I as we’re all turning 30 this year.  “Luckily”, my birthday isn’t until the end of the year so as of now I’m still the youngest […]

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 […]

Cork and Fin

Update: This restaurant is now closed. It was Mom’s birthday this month so Pretty Sis and I took her and some other family members to a place interestingly called Cork and Fin in Gastown.  I guess by that name it means they specialize in wines and seafood?? They are a participant of the Let’s Go […]

Let’s Go For Dinner: r.tl

Update Aug 3, 2013: This restaurant is now closed. It has been a while since I’ve been to r.tl.  I was first introduced to this restaurant when they held a foodie night early last year.  I had a good impression of the place but never got the chance to go back until now, as my […]

Let’s Go for Dinner and Aquarium! Part 2: Zin

Update: Zin Restaurant has closed. Look familiar? We planned to have dinner in Downtown after our trip to the Aquarium since we were going to be in the neighbourhood anyways.  We chose Zin Restaurant Lounge because I’ve heard of their $2 appys from 4-7pm.  They’re also a participant of the letsgofordinner.com “promotion”. It’s located on […]