Paleo-diet and keto approved food from Swiss Chalet

A fun fact that you may not know about my wife is that she was employed for many years in the restaurant and foodservice industry. One of her favourite well-known chains to work for was Swiss Chalet, and to this day, whenever she feels nostalgic we visit one in order to satisfy our cravings for…

Paleo-diet and keto approved fast food from Carl’s Jr Restaurants

One of the hardest parts of following a Palaeolithic (Paleo / Wheat Belly / Keto / Ketogenic) diet, is that it’s still really hard to find suitable fast food that is free of complex carbs and grains. One chain that tries to cater to low-carb dieters is Carl’s Jr Restaurants. Not only do they offer…

Two More Award Winning Chefs Join Earls Kitchen + Bar

Earls is definitely not your traditional chain restaurant. Earls does not operate in any traditional “chain” style. Fresh, made from scratch, often local ingredient driven interesting menus offer irresistible food. Although menus include popular dishes they are known for, Earls actually offers close to 50 different menus across their 63 locations allowing for dishes created…

Brunch at Earl’s Kitchen

Earlier this year Earls Kitchen + Bar introduced a brunch menu that’s available on Saturday, Sunday and holiday Mondays. For those looking for a delicious way to start the new year, Earls will also be offering brunch on New Year’s Day. (Check their website for individual location’s hours) Whether it’s a family gathering or the morning…

Milestones opens new location in Surrey

Twenty five years ago, Milestones opened its first restaurant on Denman St. in Vancouver, and today, it opens its 53rd location in Guildford Town Centre in Surrey. The new restaurant has partnered up with The Surrey Food Bank and will be donating soft-open proceeds to the organization. Proceeds donated by the restaurant were raised during…

Ted Anderson joins JOEY as the new Concept Development Chef

Meet Ted Anderson. He’ll be joining Executive Chef Chris Mills at JOEY as their new Concept Development Chef. A born and raised Vancouverite, Ted began his career at Grouse Mountain’s Grouse Nest Restaurant, He has gathered a wealth of experience over the years, working with different mentors around the city including the likes of Don…

It’s Time to sample the new #EarlsFallMenu and #CONTEST

Earls Restaurants are not what you’d call traditional “chain” style restaurants. Their menu items are made from scratch, often using local ingredients and organic when available. Each Earls offers dishes that reflects the diverse backgrounds of their Chef Collective and each dish is tried at their Test Kitchen downtown Vancouver. I had a chance to…

IHOP Introduces New Waffullicious Waffles

IHOP® restaurants are one of the most popular breakfast places for families. Even thought they’re famous for their pancakes, their menu offers a wide variety of waffles, such as  Belgian waffles, Chicken and Waffles. And last year’s Sweet Cream Topped Waffles. And now, IHOP restaurants is introducing another item that’s guaranteed to delight their guests:…

Earls unveils new summer menu

Summer is here, hello warm weather and hot nights. Hello patio season! Earls has unveiled a fresh new summer menu that includes something for everyone, like this Crispy Thai Prawns served on a bed of greens with a spicy vinaigrette full of flavours. Or the Spinach and Berry Salad – which goes perfectly with a…