Sodloko Ukrainian Bakery in New Westminster

Sodloko Ukrainian Bakery is located on one of New Westminster’s better-known streets. The signage is what caught my eye, best borsch in Canada according to your grandmother? Well, I definitely needed to try it! I started a job a mere block away from the bakery so my curiosity got the better of me during one…

Crème de la Crumb Bakeshop & Catering – Good to the last crumb!

In proximity to my office there are about 3 or 4 independent coffee shops, plus all the usual chains. When I can, I prefer visiting the independent stores to support local business and one of my favourites is Crème de la Crumb Bakeshop & Catering. It’s a itty bitty coffee shop but they serve up some…

#SUPERBonchaz means great eating for you!

Another VANEATS.ca package, and this one is a super deal! Tell me when was the last time you paid $6.50 for an entire lunch? – the #SUPERBonchaz offers you a freshly made sandwich, homemade soup and a yummy dessert – all for that price. Bonchaz has two locations in Vancouver, but this deal is only good…

Cupcakes by Heather and Lori

Heather and Lori were two childhood friends working in NYC when 9/11 struck. Faced with the realisation that life is indeed too short, they decided to follow their dreams and open a bakery. Cupcakes was born. Many years later, Lori and Heather are still good friends, and Cupcakes has expanded into a sweet, sweet empire….

Crumbs Bake Shop in Hoboken

If you are getting ready for swimsuit season “Crumbs Bake Shop” is not the place you want to frequent, LOL!  But if you are in the mood for something scrumptious and full of creamy delight you’ve come to the right place.  Yes they are a national chain, but each location feels mom & pop and…

Manzano European Bakery

It’s hard to find good food in a mall. Metropolis at Metrotown has an excellent food court, but food court food still just that. They also have the gem that is Fortune House Restaurant, which makes a great dim sum, if you have the time. But sometimes you need something fast, something good, something with…