Taste of Heaven: Snowy Village Dessert Cafe

This newly opened dessert cafe on Alexandra Road in Richmond is my new favourite dessert spot. And when I say favourite, I mean I’ve already visited five times since they first opened two weeks ago… (#shameless). Snowy Village Dessert Cafe is a new Korean cafe specializing in “bingsoo”, or shaved ice milk dessert, often topped…

Zomato Meetup – Shaughnessy Restaurant

Tonight was the Zomato Meetup at Van Dusen Garden’s Shaughnessy Restaurant. On a cold wintery night, with the background of Van Dusen’s beautifully Christmas lit trees, we were welcomed to an intimate table of 15 foodies who met with Zomato reps Sophia & Jess to share in a deliciously prepared meal. On the menu for…

Blueberry Jam Almond Bars – #RECIPE

   We’re approaching the gift-giving season. This year, I’ve decided to make the special people in my life homemade gifts. Me being the foodie that I am, I’ve decided to look for and create delicious treats made with local ingredients. And what’s more local to BC than BC Blueberries. The Blueberry Council of BC has lots…

Meinhardt Pacific Centre

This past Friday, the Pacific Centre location of Meinhardt opened up their second location in Vancouver. With a slogan “Feed Your Curiosity”, Meinhardt offers Vancouver’s urbanites a home cooked meal on the go. Opened weekdays at 7am, the store offers the office crowd quick and healthy options to grab and go – locally roasted coffee, breakfast sandwiches,…

Yonanas – Not Just for Desserts

I was given a new Yonanas machines to test out at home. As a mom of a two-year old, I’m always looking for fun and creative ways to introduce healthy food into Dylan’s routine. I found the Yonanas machine to be the perfect solution to get my son to eat a variety of healthy fruits….

Nosh: Vancouver’s new all day grab n’ go eatery

Downtown Vancouver has a new eatery in town! Glowbal Restaurant Group has officially launched Nosh, at Vancouver’s newest landmark Telus Garden, Canada’s first building with LEED Platinum status. Nosh features an all-day menu that indulges all cravings, from baked pastries in the morning, to a salad and panini for lunch, to delectable late night bites for…

Chill Winston Summer Menu #BeyondthePatio

I had the opportunity to taste Chill Winston‘s summer menu items through an intimate dining experience with other fellow food bloggers, hosted by owner Jordan Stewart and PR specialist, Tanis Fritz (@tanist2). It was a fun night of cocktails, wine, and delicious food! Starting the night at the bar, we were introduced to two delicious…

Best of Kaohsiung Festival – June 5 & 6, 2015

The Best of Kaohsiung, an agricultural event if happening today and tomorrow (June 5 & 6, 2015) at Robson Square. This event is hosted by Tai One Trading. This promotional event, open to the public, highlights premium fruits from the Kaohsiung region of Taiwan, located in the southern part of the Island. These fruits include Pearl…

Luv Cravings

Nothing is better than having a nice cup of tea in the afternoon and something sweet, especially when you are having a stressful day at work. Enter Luv Cravings. Unfortunately for me, they’re about a 5 minute walk from my office, so I am a frequent visitor. Luv Cravings is a small cafe and dessert…

RECIPE – STRAWBERRIES & CREAM WHOOPIE PIES

The combination of berries and cream is so simple, and with berries being in abundance right now, The Dairy Farmers of Canada, BC Dairy Association, Alberta Milk, SaskMilk, and Dairy Farmers of Manitoba have teamed up with chefs from across Canada to create new recipes that combine berries and cream. Chef Julian Bond, Executive Chef…