Salty’s Beach House – Penticton, BC

After a day of wine tasting, we headed to Penticton for dinner at Salty’s Beach House.  Salty’s Beach House is located directly across from Lake Okanagan in Downtown Penticton and if you get a patio seat you have great views of the lake and beach.  As the weather forecasted rain that day, we had reserved […]

Verre Restaurant - Bone in shortrib

Verre Restaurant Birthday Dinner

So this year for some reason, AngryRussian forgot that we usually keep our birthday restaurants a secret and told me that he’s taking me to Verre at Coal Harbour.  When I said “Oh so I guess we’re not doing the secret restaurant thing anymore?” he said “Oh shoot!”. Anyways, I had been interested with Verre […]

5 Awesome Food Experience Gift Ideas

5 Awesome Food Experience Gift Ideas

Can you believe the holidays are almost here?!  If you’re still looking for some last minute gift ideas, you’ve come to the right place! This year AngryRussian and I wanted to do more experience gifts rather than material gifts, so what’s better than to look at some food-related experiences?! Now these are in no particular […]

Earl's Brunch Happy Hour

Brunch Happy Hour at Earl’s Kitchen + Bar

This month, I went to Earl’s Happy Hour Brunch twice.  Both times were at the newly opened, BEAUTIFUL Station Square location.  Both times were glorious. Brunch is every Saturday and Sunday and holiday, and Brunch Happy Hour is from open to noon on those days.  During that time, all of the brunch food options are […]

Grub - Duck

Grub on Main

Fannypack and I celebrated my birthday a little late this year as we were both busy but we made it work.  Grub on Main was my final choice as it was out of downtown and their menu sounded yummy, although what you see on their website doesn’t necessarily reflect what they’re offering at the moment. Grub […]

Forage - Grilled Humboldt Squid

Dine Out Vancouver 2018: Forage

For my last Dine Out of the year we picked a $30 menu and decided on Forage.  This is not my first Forage rodeo but it was my first dine out with them. First a note about the service though- As it was dine out, we were restricted to a 1.5 hour dining period…this was […]

Notch8 - Garden under the Sea

Dine Out Vancouver 2018: Notch8 Restaurant

I’ve actually never heard of Notch8 Restaurant before and the first time was when I was picking out a Dine Out Vancouver menu this year.  The way they named their dishes was very endearing to me, plus they had grilled octopus on the menu!  So Notch8 became my second Dine Out Vancouver restaurant and C-Dizzle […]

Dine Out Vancouver 2018: Wildebeest

So 2018 is upon us and that means another round of Dine Out Vancouver! This year the festival runs from January 19 to February 4, 2018.  In case this is your first time hearing of this festival, basically a selection of restaurants in Vancouver will offer set menus (appetizer, entree and dessert) for $20, $30 […]

Wolf in the Fog - Spiced Octopus & Pork Jowl

Wolf in the Fog – Tofino, BC

Hi everyone!!  I’m back after a long holiday break and gonna get back into the groove of things! This is Part 4 of our Vancouver Island Food Adventures!  Check out the rest! Part 1: Wildside Grill – Tofino, BC Part 2: Chocolate Tofino – Tofino, BC Part 3: Ravenlady Oyster Forte – Ucluelet, BC Part […]