Edmonton Eats: Tsujiri

If you haven’t heard of Tsujiri before, the company is a long withstanding brand in Japan, famous for its matcha green tea. Tsujiri started off 155 years ago specializing in producing its own green tea and opening its own tea shops in Kyoto. It has now grown to be a global brand with one of…

Matcha Mille Crepe Cake #Recipe

My mom has recently become a fan of making her own crepe with strawberry jam or marmalade jam. She was happy to find an easy crepe recipe on Food Wishes (Chef John) website and shared it with me. Then I suggested that we make a Matcha Mille Crepe Cake! It’s so easy, but required a…

Summer Patio Dining at West Oak

Whether enjoying a weekend evening or meeting up with friends after work, Vancouver’s sunshine during the summer months makes for great patio dining! This week, I had the pleasure of joining my fellow foodie influencers, Foodgressing and VanFoodies, for a hosted summer patio dinner at West Oak in Yaletown. Beautiful weather with some beautiful ladies…

Country, Blues & BBQ at Yale Saloon

Don your flannel, Daisy Dukes or jeans, and cowboy boots and mosey on down to the Yale Saloon for a night of dancing, country music, and BBQ!  Reinvented as Vancouver’s most popular country bar, complete with line dancing, bull riding, and live country music, the Yale Saloon is open 7 days of the week to provide…

Cornucopia 2017’s Night Market: Taste of the World

This weekend’s Whistler Cornucopia 2017 food & wine festival started off for me with a celebration of food and drinks from around the world at its Night Market: Taste of the World event. Restaurant stations, along with endless tables of wine, beer and spirits greeted us for this event. Guests received a wine glass along…

Sweet Treats at Sugar Lab

Sweets galore! I felt like I walked into sugar heaven when I stepped into Burnaby’s latest dessert house, Sugar Lab. Located off Royal Oak & Kingsway, in a new building built behind Chatime and Boiling Point, Sugar Lab features the latest in Chinese desserts – mille crepes and fruit filled pancakes, along with classics such…

Tasting Plates YVR – Chinatown Recap

How to spend a rainy night in Vancouver? Join Vancouver Foodster’s Tasting Plates Vancouver on a food tour, that’s how! Last night my friend and I, both Coquitlam suburbanites, grabbed our umbrellas and raincoats to spend an evening enjoying some eats at Tasting Plates Chinatown. This year’s Chinatown tour included visits to 4 newer dining…

Goose Island Beer Co. Beer Dinner in Vancouver

This week I had the opportunity to attend Goose Island Beer Co.‘s migration media dinner in Vancouver. Goose Island Beer Co. is a Chicago based craft beer company. Their beers are distributed throughout the US, UK, and recently started expanding in the Canadian craft beer market. Goose Island hosted an intimate beer dinner at Glowbal,…

Celebrating WildTale’s 2nd Anniversary

To celebrate its 2nd anniversary, WildTale Coastal Grill, hosted a party last Sunday on a beautiful sunny day at its Yaletown location. Lots of bubblies, an amazing selection of wine and beer, and a DIY caesar bar were offered as guests mingled and celebrated with the team at WildTale. The party was also used to…

Chinese Comfort Food at Neptune Wonton Noodle

Between the hot summer days, Vancouver receives a reminder of its Raincouver moniker with rainy and windy days. What better way to keep warm and survive the dreary weather but with a nice hot bowl of noodle soup or congee! It’s my go to comfort food! Neptune Wonton Noodle recently opened in Station Square adjacent to…