I’ve heard a lot about Beaucoup Bakery & Cafe, especially in magazines. However it wasn’t until recently when GRock’s friend started working there as a baker that I’ve succumbed to lots more praises and recommendations from GRock. The final nail in the coffin was when GRock showed me a picture of this magical looking poached […]
Update: This restaurant has closed. Groupon had a tasting menu deal for Raincity Grill, a place I had yet to visit, where 2 can dine for $95. Wendy had taken her mother out for a previous Groupon tasting menu at Raincity and really enjoyed the meal, and since my mom was coming to visit I […]
Wendy was extremely excited to receive an invitation for us to attend an exclusive tasting event for Canada’s entry into the Bocuse d’Or. For those who haven’t heard of it this biannual competition is an international event held in Lyon, France and will take place on January 29th and 30th this year. It’s one of […]
Honestly, while in Japan, I never went into a meal or ate anything because I was hungry. It was more because I HAD to eat it because I’m IN FREAKIN’ JAPAN. It may be a while before I come back so I needed to eat everything I wanted to eat. Which will explain the insane […]
Paul Croteau Confections had approached a bunch of local food bloggers to sample Mr. Croteau’s creations. He is currently the pastry chef of Campagnolo Restaurant and Refuel restaurant, and now he’s ready to “spread his wings” and open a confection shop of his own. We were invited to Refuel restaurant to have a tasting. Unfortunately […]
Remember these? I certainly do. I went and got a dozen more. They package the macarons nicely in boxes ready for gift-giving. They have prepackaged one that has an equal mix of all six flavors. For this 12-pack, it cost $11 total including taxes.
Went shopping at Metrotown and walked by the Saint Germain Bakery. The colorful macarons in their fridge caught my eye, and since I’ve had quite a bit during my cruise, I was eager to try them. Pretty aren’t they? From left they are Lemon, Strawberry and Pistachio. Texture-wise, these were quite a bit thicker than […]