TRAVEL ⎪Cowichan, B.C. – Where to Eat & Stay.

Located on Vancouver Island, the district of Cowichan is fast becoming a foodie’s paradise. Nestled in between Victoria and Nanaimo, Cowichan consists of 11 communities – Maple & Genoa Bay, Mill Bay, Crofton, Cobble Hill, Malahat, Shawnigan Lake, Cowichan Bay, Lake Cowichan, Duncan, Ladysmith and Chemainus. On this road trip, I explored five of them….

RECIPE ⎪ Delicious​ Butter Mochi

It was my first time making these Butter Mochi and boy were these ever delicious! The buttery soft and slightly chewy treats were a hit in my household. Butter Mochi Recipe: • 1 pound mochiko (glutinous rice flour) • 2 cups white sugar • 1 teaspoon baking powder • 1/2 cup salted butter, melted •…

TRAVEL | 72 hours in New York.

This was my first trip to New York and I was really excited to experience this lively city! My Cathay Pacific red-eye flight landed at JFK at 7 am and we were promptly picked up by SuperShuttle and transported to our hotel. Located at the crossroads of Tribeca and the Financial District, Four Seasons Hotel Downtown…

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…

ROYAL DINETTE: Ugly Duckling Dinner No. 4 with Jesse McCleery from Pilgrimme

 Royal Dinette 905 Dunsmuir St., Vancouver B.C.   ABOUT THE UGLY DUCKLING DINNER SERIES | Taking its cue from such acclaimed chefs as Matt Orlando of Amass Restaurant in Copenhagen, Denmark and Dan Barber of New York’s Blue Hill restaurant, Royal Dinette launched its Ugly Duckling Dinner Series in October 2015. This thought-provoking culinary series was designed…

Feast

Feast Dining – 2423 Marine Dr. West Vancouver Feast Dining is a cozy bistro located in Dundarave Village of West Vancouver, where head chef Kyla Dhaliwall has created many unique dishes. I started my ‘feast’ with a few of their popular menu items.   First course was this melt in your mouth goodness.  The subtle…

Rémy Martin & Hy’s Steakhouse

Hy’s Steakhouse and Cocktail Bar 637 Hornby St, Vancouver, BC I was invited to a sit down dinner with twenty-one other attendees for a four course dinner at Hy’s Steakhouse organized by Rémy Martin. Upon arrival, I was greeted with a welcome drink; Rémy Martin VSOP Champagne cocktail – a perfect drink to start the…