DINING | 17°C Dessert Café: Light Bulb Drinks + Melon Shaved Ice

17°C Dessert Café 2229 Kingsway, Vancouver, B.C. Tel: 778-379-9055 17°C Dessert Cafe is the newest addition to the ever-growing dessert scene in Metro Vancouver.  Located in East Vancouver, 17°C Dessert Cafe offers many Asian-style treats that are unique in presentation and fun to eat. Last week, I was lucky enough to be invited by ChineseBites for…

Railtown Cafe’s Popular Saturday Tailgate BBQ series is back!

HOT TOWN, SUMMER IN THE CITY: RAILTOWN CAFE ANNOUNCES 2016 DATES FOR ITS POPULAR SATURDAY TAILGATE BARBECUE SERIES Railtown Cafe is taking it to the streets again this summer when the counter-service hotspot continues its wildly popular al-fresco-style Tailgate Barbecue Series on select Saturdays in the heart of Vancouver’s historic Railtown District. Kicking off May 28 and continuing June 11, July 9, Aug. 13 and Sept. 17 from 4 to 10…

TRAVEL | FAIRMONT PACIFIC RIM HOTEL: A Luxury Getaway

FAIRMONT PACIFIC RIM HOTEL 1038 Canada Place Vancouver, B.C. Tel: 1 866 940 4075 Fairmont Pacific Rim is located in Coal Harbour waterfront and offers luxurious and contemporary rooms for anyone looking for a romantic getaway. This chic downtown oasis offers 367 stylish rooms with five star amenities and award winning spa – Willow Stream Spa. Here are my…

DINING | Ancora Waterfront Dining & Patio

Ancora Waterfront Dining & Patio 1600 Howe St #2, Vancouver, BC Tel: (604) 681-1164 Ancora Waterfront Dining & Patio is situated  along the Seabreeze Walk at the end of Howe Street (at the former C Restaurant) providing guests with panoramic views of False Creek. They have revamped the dated location to a modern and upscale dining experience. ‘Tiffany…

The First Cheese & Meat Festival Comes to Vancouver!

The First Cheese & Meat Festival Comes to Vancouver VANCOUVER, B.C.,   The Cheese and Meat Festival, featuring ethically produced meats and cheese from around the world, is the first of it’s kind to show in Vancouver.  The event makes it Vancouver debut on September 17, 2016. “The idea of the Meat and Cheese Festival came out…

Fairmont Pacific Rim: RawBar

  Fairmont Pacific Rim 1038 Canada Place, Vancouver, B.C. Tel: (604) 695-5502 RawBar is situated in the lobby of the Fairmont Pacific Rim and is the first sushi bar in Vancouver that’s recognized as 100% Ocean Wise by the Vancouver Aquarium.  The venue is sleek and modern and the perfect backdrop for Master-Sushi Chef Taka’s beautifully presented…

Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar: Sunday Supper Paella Series

Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar 845 Burrard Street, Vancouver, B.C. Located at the iconic Sutton Place Hotel in the heart of downtown Vancouver, Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar provides a unique showcase for the culinary vision of Executive Chef Alex Chen. With an innovative approach that blends a respect for the past with a celebration…

TACOFINO: Yaletown Location Opening June 2016

Tacofino – Yaletown 1025 Mainland Street, Vancouver, B.C. Tacofino will start serving up its signature eclectic, Mexican-inspired cuisine in a new neighbourhood this summer when it opens the doors on a new counter-service restaurant in the heart of Vancouver’s Yaletown district. Located at 1025 Mainland Street, Tacofino Yaletown will feature a 40-seat dining room and 16-seat…

DINE | Linh Cafe

Linh Cafe – 2836 W4th Ave, Vancouver, B.C. Linh Cafe is a family owned cafe located in the Kitsilano neighbourhood. This cozy cafe offers French cuisine with a Vietnamese twist by Chef Tai Nguyen. I previously visited this location for brunch and I was blown away by the food; so when I was given the…

Ken’s Chinese Restaurant

Ken’s Chinese Restaurant 1097 Kingsway, Vancouver Ever heard of the Golden Dungeness Crab? Neither have I, until now.  I was invited to a menu tasting by Chinese Bites with a few other Vancouver foodies last week to try a few of Ken’s famous Chinese dishes. Ken’s Chinese Restaurant serves Hong Kong style meals as well…