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

Beaucoup Bakery

Bonne Année! Beaucoup Bakery is a neighbourhood French-inspired bakery that serves fresh hot-out-of-the oven pastries run by acclaimed pastry chef and owner Jackie Ellis. Widely considered one of the 'best' bakeries in the city, this charming 16-seat bakery is best known for their delectable croissants. Beaucoup Bakery recently launched their holiday line up featuring chestnut … Continue reading Beaucoup Bakery

Ding Hao

Desperate for food before my appointment at the Apple Store in Coquitlam, my boyfriend and I came here for a casual and quick dinner. Ding Hao, which translates to "awesome", is a Taiwanese establishment that specializes in Taiwanese beef noodle soup and dry noodles. My boyfriend and I have been coming here for two years … Continue reading Ding Hao

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