Uncle Lu

Going out for food has become more of a luxury these days with school in the way. Some weekends are better than others when I actually do feel like having a social life!The boyfriend and I trekked out to Richmond with his family for a simple dinner after picking up his dad from the airport. … Continue reading Uncle Lu

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Zenstone Coffee

The coffee scene in the Lower Mainland continues to evolve with independent cafés offering something more than just your average cup of joe. I've had my fair share of coffee from chains like McDonald's or Starbucks to get me through the day, but nothing beats sitting in a beautiful café on a weekend for hours … Continue reading Zenstone Coffee

Gyo-O

Gyo-O, which translates to “Fish King” is Japanese restaurant located on Sexsmith Road within Continental Mall that specializes in donburi (rice bowls , ramen, and udon noodle soups with focus on seafood. This place is a great alternative to regular Japanese establishments as they put more emphasis on Japanese comfort food rather than sushi. The … Continue reading Gyo-O

Yuu Japanese Tapas

‘Yuu Japanese Tapas’ is a casual, family-friendly Japanese restaurant located in the popular Continental Plaza in Richmond. The space has a very traditional Japanese feel to it with wooden fixtures and interesting décor plastered throughout the restaurant. Walking in at 2:30pm, the place was bustling with the late lunch crowd comprised of mostly young families. They … Continue reading Yuu Japanese Tapas