New French Patisserie in Burnaby – Mon Paris

Mon dieu! To my delight, a new French patisserie has opened up just a quick walk from work, right next to the Metrotown Skytrain station! This new cafe and pastry shop makes it a convenient way to pick up gourmet macarons or almond double baked croissants! Mon Paris Patisserie, recently opened by world renowned chocolate and pastry…

#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…

Vancouver Taco Crawl Recap

September 28th marked the first ever Vancouver Taco Crawl by Vancouver Foodster which took us on a whirlwind taco feast through various parts of Vancouver. I was really excited to take my hubby to this event, as it was his birthday week! Our first stop to pick up our passport/menu of tacos was at Dosa Hut in…

Tasting Plates YVR – Port Moody

Wednesday was Tasting Plates YVR‘s first tasting tour in #Port Moody. Presented by VanFoodster, I was excited to see that Tasting Plates is venturing out to the suburbs! Closer to home for me, I haven’t had a chance to enjoy some of the places on the tasting tour so I was looking forward to checking…

Maille Flavour Studio Recap

This past Saturday was the Columbia StEAT Food Truck Festival in New Westminster. I was invited down to a special VIP opening of the Maille Flavour Studio where headmaster mustard sommelier, Harry Lalousis, taught us about how we can incorporate mustard into various dishes, including desserts and cocktails! Did you know Maille has been around for over 300 years,…

Edmonton Eats: The People’s Perogy

Alberta is home to the statue of The Giant Perogy. It is also home to some of the best made perogies in Canada due to its Ukrainian roots and local residents. I recently read a review by local Edmonton foodie Ms. Hangry Foodie, I wanted to try The People’s Perogy for lunch as everything is…

Edmonton Heritage Festival Recap

I’m currently on vacation in Edmonton visiting family. While here, I am on the hunt for shopping deals (save the PST!), new restaurants to try, and places to see and experience including this year’s Servus Heritage Festival in Hawrelak Park. This festival is a multicultural festival of food and cultural performances. I was really excited to check…

San Francisco Adventures – Delarosa

Day 1 of my San Francisco trip started off with a flight to San Jose so hubby and I could catch the Pace Art + Technology teamlab exhibit in Menlo Park. For anyone who is into digital art installations, this is the mother of all digital art shows. This is worth a visit before they…

Yonanas Irish Coffee Recipe

Last summerI had a Yonanas machine sent to me to review. I had a lot of fun with it, and managed to create not just healthy desserts, but some tasty cocktails as well. Frozen cocktails are the best when sitting on a patio on a hot summer’s day. But how about making one into a light…