Campagnolo Roma

The boyfriend and I have cut down on eating out drastically to save up for our upcoming trip next year. These days, we find ourselves extremely selective on where to go eat and have fun without breaking the bank. As many of you readers know, the boyfriend loves his carbs - especially anything relating to … Continue reading Campagnolo Roma

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Xi An Cuisine

Chinese food is incredibly diverse with each region offering different variations of their take on what makes their culture and food unique.  The distinction lies in  how the food is traditionally prepared (braising, sautéing, stir-frying, steaming, stewing, etc!). An influx of different types of Chinese cuisine are slowly trickling into the food scene and it's quite … Continue reading Xi An Cuisine

Downlow Chicken Shack

Nothing short of an overnight sensation, Vancouverites have probably hardly ever heard of Nashville-style hot chicken. Recently opened, Downlow Chicken Shack on Commerical Drive is Vancouver's first ever Nashville-style hot chicken wing joint. The concept of Nashville-style hot chicken is simple, comprising of three components: bread, chicken, and pickle. The traditional rub of Nashville hot … Continue reading Downlow Chicken Shack

Linh Cafe

Linh Cafe is a bistro that specializes in French and Vietnamese cuisine. The owner, Tai Nguyen came from humble beginnings starting as a dishwasher, moving his way up in the culinary world under the wing of Chef Jean-Yves Bonoit of L'Emotion and Chef Steeve Rayé of Café Régalade- which developed his love for French cuisine. Linh … Continue reading Linh Cafe

Wildebeest

Happy weekend, everyone! Over the winter break, I met up with some friends for brunch at Wildebeest located in historic Gastown. For those of you who frequent Catch 122, they're practically next door to each other (minus the crazy line-up) Similar to Fable Diner and Forage, Wildebeest emphasizes on sustainable agriculture known as the "farm-to-table" concept where … Continue reading Wildebeest

Deer Garden

I'm sure many of you know Deer Garden Signatures as the go-to place for noodle soups where you can customize your bowl of noodles from soup base, noodles, and toppings. But.. how many of you guys out there know about Deer Garden's Coquitlam location where they serve up classic Chinese-style comfort food? According to the … Continue reading Deer Garden