#TastingPlatesYVR Yaletown Recap

Rain couldn’t keep us away from enjoying Vancouver Foodster’s Yaletown edition of Tasting Plates. If you’ve never been to one of Richard’s events, they’re a great way to discover culinary gems in the Greater Vancouver Area. Each event focuses on a neighbourhood and this time we found ourselves in trendy Yaletown. I met my bestie Josh…

Starbucks Introduces La Boulange #CONTEST

Starbucks believes that exceptional coffee deserve exceptional food. Starting tomorrow, Starbucks Coffee is debuting a brand new assortment of classic French-inspired artisan pastries from San Francisco’s La Boulange Bakery.  La Boulange specializes in developing authentic French specialties free of dyes and artificial flavours. In late 2014 Starbucks completed the roll out of La Boulange baked goods to…

Oh Daddy! PappaRoti opens on Robson St.

If you’ve never tried a PappaRoti coffee bun, you’re in luck! This new-to-Canada pastry is now available on Robson St. The PappaRoti, a buttery, coffee-caramel-coated treat, has been dubbed “the father of all buns” and with good reason. its crispy, caramel coating cracks beautifully to reveal a soft, fluffy centre. Not too sweet, yet decadent,…

Trafiq Cafe and Bakery

What a little gem of a coffee house! Located on Main St, Trafiq Cafe and Bakery is one of those joints that you see yourself patronizing over and over again. Everything from the smell of fresh baked goods to the friendly smiles of the staff draws you in. The atmosphere is welcoming and non-pretentious. The…

Cultured Coffee & Tea

I take BCIT night classes regularly after my 9-5 job. Most of the time I look for something quick to eat before my class. Cultured Coffee & Tea fits the bill nicely. There are many pizza and sushi places near the downtown campus, but I find pizza too heavy and sushi too messy to eat…

Revolver Coffee

Revolver Coffee is the newest coffee hot spot in Vancouver. Once again, Gastown has managed to attract another fantastic eatery. Gastown = food mecca. Seriously. I love the space. Designed by Craig Stanghetta (The mastermind behind the look of Meat and Bread and Stackhouse Burger Bar) The store is a combination of old and new feels:…