La Forêt

La Forêt is a newly opened café occupying the former space of an old auto repair shop just off of Imperial Street in South Burnaby. La Forêt translates to forest in French so they have many trees, plants, and an indoor garden decorated around the area. They’ve generated quite the buzz from social media platforms … Continue reading La Forêt

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Chef Hung

Chef Hung is a well known Taiwanese beef noodle chain with numerous locations around the world. Since 1995, the restaurant has acclaimed numerous awards for their signature noodle soups always drawing crowds to get a taste of their house-made noodles and signature broth. As an early teenager, I vividly remember the long line-ups at Aberdeen … Continue reading Chef Hung

Makoto

Vancouver is home to thousands of hidden gems. You could say I've had my fair share of sushi, pizza, and pho in the city, but I'm constantly in the search for the "best" of everything. Makoto is a Japanese-owned mom and pop establishment in South Burnaby best known for serving Japanese comfort food. They've been around for quite … Continue reading Makoto

Ali Shan

Fact: I am not a huge fan when it comes to dining at restaurants located inside malls. There's just something about mall restaurants that give off the impression that they do not strive to create or maintain a loyal customer base due to their convenient location in highly trafficked areas. Or is that just me? Ali … Continue reading Ali Shan

Fondway Cafe

Fondway Cafe is conveniently located right behind Metrotown Skytrain Station in Burnaby specializing in asian-inspired pastries and drinks. The moment you step inside the cafe, there’s a bit of a hipster/vintage feel to it which gives this place a nice and relaxing atmosphere. This place can only accommodate a maximum occupancy of 30 people so seating … Continue reading Fondway Cafe

American Cheesesteak Co

American Cheesesteak Co is a cheesesteak joint that serves up mouth-watering sandwiches with a modern twist. American Cheesesteak Co was once co-owned by local celebrity Food Network star Chef Anthony Sedlak five years ago. He passed away shortly after its opening, but the restaurant consistently delivers in quality using fresh,locally sourced-ingredients in their sandwiches. Their … Continue reading American Cheesesteak Co